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  It’s fair time!  The Brown County Free Fair is set to open August 10 for five big days at the fairgrounds in New Ulm. County fairs are celebrations that bring people together each year.  The county fair’s importance dates back in history when people loved to get together, celebrate and show...
Lindsey Beyer
  Lindsey Beyer is the new administrator of St. John’s Circle of Care.  She assumed her duties on May 23, 2022 upon the retirement of Administrator Tom Goeritz.  Her face is not new on the campus, having fourteen plus years of experience in long-term care—most of those years were on St. John’s...
Marissa Humburg
  Everyone is exposed to music in one form or another every day.  Some have favorite styles, artists and genres that they relate to very well.  We have all found ourselves humming or singing a tune that has stuck in our heads that we heard on television, radio or a social media device. Did you know...
Sanborn Watermelon Day Queen Candidates
   The community of Sanborn is gearing up for it’s 90th annual Watermelon Days July 24-26.  The big ninety-year celebration is expected to attract hundreds to the community for the three days! Events for Sunday, July 24 are a 5K run, Firemen’s Kiddie Water Fights at the Fire Hall, a Car Show and a...
Wreaths Across America
A dozen Vietnam War and Vietnam-era veterans were recognized for their service on Friday, July 1, 2022 during a stop by the mobile education exhibit of Wreaths Across America.  The exhibit, designed to raise awareness of Wreaths Across America, is traveling across the country, and its stop at...
  School bells seem like a long way off but United Way of Brown County, in partnership with Alliance, is already working to help families get their kids backpacks filled for school.  It takes a lot of money to fill a backpack and United Way knows that some families struggle to get this done....
Wreaths Across America (WWA)
   The City of Springfield will be hosting the Wreaths Across America (WWA) exhibit this Friday, July 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Martha Anderson Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Springfield.  The Wreaths Across America will bring its Mobile Education Exhibit with interactive displays, short...
   The Riverside Rodeo Committee is bringing the MN Xtreme Bull Riding Tour to Springfield on Friday, June 24 during the Riverside Days celebration.  The event will take place in Riverside Park, near the baseball field, following the Riverside Days parade that evening.  The gates will open at 7:00...
Lexie Weiss
  Beers Family Dental would like to welcome, dental therapist, Lexie Weiss to the area.  Lexie grew up in Sleepy Eye, MN, earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin Superior, and recently graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Dental Therapy program.  She...
Austin Ewing
  Local resident, Austin Ewing, is competing in the USA Special Olympic Games in Orlando, Florida this week.  The young athlete is a member of “The Flames,” the Minnesota USA Power-Lifting Team.  He competes in Power-Lifting—Benches 415 lbs., Squats 550 lbs. and Dead-Lift 675 lbs. but will be going...

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