Friends & Family

Mavri Winkelman and Megan Quesenberry performing “Hallelujah” for the residents at St. John’s Lutheran Home.
 St. John’s Lutheran Home celebrated Mother’s Day with a program on Wednesday, May 5. The event was planned for outdoors but, due to the weather, the residents and their families enjoyed music on the in-house channel by Megan Quesenberry, Mavri Winkelmann and Jeff Krueger.  Each female resident was...
The Springfield American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley gathered for their annual dinner and meeting at the Legion Clubrooms Wednesday, April 28.  Past presidents attending were, from left:  Sandy Honl, Arliss Petersen, Alicia Sturm, Dalores Stern, Cheryl Haala, Cindy Schnobrich and Rosie...
The Brown County American Dairy Association in conjunction with Midwest Dairy is pleased to announce our newly crowned 2021 Princesses and Ambassadors. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private, candidate only crowning with lunch, planning meeting and professional development was held at Tauer Dairy...
The United Way of the Brown County Area, in partnership with the VITA, or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, will be providing a free Tax preparation program starting Tuesday, March 2, through April 15, in the lower level of the New Ulm Public Library.  This program is run by local IRS...
Do you consider yourself a chocoholic, a chocolate connoisseur or a chocolate snob? Well you are in luck because this habit can benefit your health. February has been known for quite some time as Chocolate Month, but I would like to give you some facts about chocolate that will give you permission...
Haley Braun
St. John’s Circle of Care is happy to introduce their new Daycare Director, Haley Braun.  She began her duties December 28 and has been busy getting to know everyone, the facility and trying to be involved with residents virtually at this point. Haley was born and raised in Kerkhoven, Minnesota. ...
caregiver
Being a long-distance caregiver has a unique set of problems.  There are both sides of the coin.  Know that the emotional drain of being too far from our loved one to be of direct help, can be devastating.  How can one describe the fear that envelops you when the phone rings?    It is something you...
A brick from Ochs Brick and Tile Co. made a long journey to the National Master Bricklayer Training Center in Maryland.  For over 100 years, Ochs Brick Company led the brick industry in quality and innovation. The Ochs Brick and Tile Co. was founded by Adolph Casimir “A.C” Ochs in 1891. Over the...
During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.   Cancer and cancer treatments can put patients at risk for low red blood cell...
Video of a guided tour of the Pioneer Section of the New Ulm City Cemetery is available on BCHS website.
For the safety of the Brown County Historical Society staff, volunteers and visitors and to support the effort to contain COVID-19, the Brown County Museum and Kiesling House continue to be closed.  During this time, the BCHS is exploring creative ways to provide program opportunities and is...

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