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This is a banner year for two historic New Ulm icons: the 125th Hermann Monument Cornerstone & 150th New Ulm Battery Anniversaries. Two non-profit organizations, the Hermann Monument Society (HMS) and the New Ulm Battery, host a celebration with concurrent events in Hermann Heights and H…

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Rock Bend Folk Festival organizers are putting the finishing touches on this year’s event and, as its come to be expected each year, they have lined up another uber-talented lineup of musical acts for the 22nd annual show at Minnesota Square Park.

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Drawing inspiration from throughout her life, local singer/songwriter Connie Saatzer’s debut country/folk album, “Keep Up the Fight”, was recently released allowing the Le Sueur-based musician a chance to achieve a life-long dream.

Entertainment has always been a big part of St. Peter's Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration, but this year organizers hope to take that part of the festivities to a new level -- especially at Minnesota Square Park.

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Minnesota author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality Garrison Keillor will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College's Christ Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21 as part of the Augustana Heritage Association's biennial gathering at the College, June 21-24.

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