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The Ellendale Community Action Group will sponsor a Fall Baked Potato Supper and Bingo Night on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Ellendale Community Building.

Cost is a free-will offering. Supper will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with the Bingo starting at 7 p.m.

Community members are invited to come, load their warm baked potato from VanErkle Farms in Hollandale, with Butter donated by Hope Creamery, real sour cream, real bacon bits, shredded cheddar cheese, and pulled pork donated by Steve’s Meat Market, freshly chopped onions, sliced black olives, salsa, and barbeque sauce. Water and lemonade will also be served.

Following this delicious supper, the ECAG will sponsor Bingo Night games. There will be great Bingo prizes donated by area citizens and businesses for each of the 20 games with the last (blackout) game valued at $100 donated by Misgen Auto Parts. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Ellendale Community Digital Sign Fund.


On Saturday, Sept. 23. high school bands and their fans from Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa will converge on Waseca for the 30th anniversary celebration of the Waseca Marching Classic. The schedule:

• 12:30 p.m. — 100-unit parade in downtown Waseca with 10 marching bands, classic car cruise, dignitaries, and marching classic royalty.

• Featured guest at the parade and field competition: Minnesota Vikings SKOL Line, the official drum line of the Minnesota Vikings! Parade awards follow immediately at Trowbridge Park.

• Gates open at 3:30 p.m. for Marching Band Field Show Competition at Waseca High School Stadium – competition begins at 5 p.m.

• Field Show, admission by wristband only ($8 at the gate includes program, k-adult with preschool free). Advance wristband sales at many Waseca businesses for $5 without program.

The celebration continues at Waseca High School at 5 p.m. (gates open at 3:30 p.m.) with an introduction of dignitaries and 12 marching bands along with the Minnesota Vikings SKOL Line who will entertain spectators with their field show routines.


The Church of All Saints presents its 35th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, Sept. 23 from 3-7 p.m.under the big tent in New Richland.

“Just Friends” will perform at 3:30, Mass will be held at 4 p.m. and a turkey sandwich supper will be served from 5-6:30 p.m.

The day will include a silent auction, Bingo, raffle, country store, cherished treasures table and outdoor games.

Ticket are $8 for adults, $3 for children under 5, and take-out meals will be available. The event is handicap accessible.


Central Freeborn Lutheran Church in Albert Lea will hold its annual Soup and Dessert Supper Monday, Sept. 25 beginning at 4 p.m. The church is located at 74427 256th St., Albert Lea.

The supper will feature homemade wild rice, chili, potato and chicken noodle soups, and a gluten-free menu as well as ice cream.

Proceeds will benefit Chelsey Johnson’s ELCA mission, and the Mayo-Albert Lea Hospice program.

Visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the local food shelves.


The following fall classes are being offered through NRHEG Community Education:

Adventures in Parenting; Pumpkin Palooza; Pumpkin Diorama; Kickball; Driver’s Education; Parent’s Supplemental Driver’s Education; Beginner Piano Lessons; Home Alone; Tweite’s Family Farm; Shutterfly; Acrylic Painting; Walking; Tae Kwon Do; Turbo Kick Live; PIYO Live; Bone Builders.

If interested, click on the NRHEG Schools link on this Web page and look for Community Education, or call (507) 417-2667.