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…


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.


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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