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The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Waldorf Community Center Wednesday, June 14 from 1-7 p.m. Call Bev at 239-2461 for an appointment or sign up at, sponsor code Waldorf.

The 6th Annual FCA Night at Waseca Braves baseball game is Friday, June 16 at Tink Larson Field vs. Stewartville.

“Celebrity” first pitch (Barry Dufault) at 7:25 p.m. Admission is free for students and only $2 for adults IF wearing FCA apparel (shirt, cap, etc.).

During the game there will be contests, prizes and fun for all ages!

The 2017 Braves roster includes Lucas Hagel, Max Kaplan, Jake Walter, Erik Balfe, Zak Kruger, Scott Hanson, Tink Larson, Carter Klinger, Hank Hagen, Alex White, Brad Dushaw, Jimmy Loonan, Ryan Wangen, Brandon Sutlief, Jack Paczkowski, Erik Simmons, Eric Maas, Bryce Bellin, Kelvin Nelson, Cameron Madsen, Dan Cromer, Cody Ulfers, Kyle Waugh, Colby Sylvester and Blake Nelson.

The New Wine group from Cloquet, MN will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” during the Sunday worship service at LeSueur River Lutheran Church of rural New Richland on Sunday, June 11, at 9 a.m. No tickets are needed but a free will offering will be collected.

New Wine is a Christian youth musical/drama ministry of Zion Lutheran Church in Cloquet, Minnesota. The group promotes Christian fellowship, friendships and understanding among the students, who come from varied denominational backgrounds and traditions. 

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a musical with music and lyrics written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis.

ALBERT LEA — The 10th annual “Bikes for Barker” Scholarship Fundraiser will be Saturday, June 24 starting at the American Legion, 142 Broadway N., in Albert Lea.

The fundraiser includes a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11:30 a.m., a silent auction during breakfast, a 100-mile motorcycle run from the American Legion to Lanesboro, Minn., and an 11-mile bicycle ride starting at the head of the Root River Trail in Fountain, Minn., to the City Park in Lanesboro. A donation of $5 is suggested for the breakfast, and registration is $20 per motorcycle and $10 per biking family. There will be a luncheon celebration at the City Park in Lanesboro afterward. A donation of $5 is suggested for the luncheon. Participants are welcome to join the festivities at any time during the day. 


The Saturday, June 3 musical program, which was going to feature Matt Arthur at Beaver Lake, was canceled due to rain. It is hoped to reschedule Arthur later this summer.

The program for June 10 will feature Karey Langer in the Ellendale City Park at 7 p.m. The night will also include an ice cream social.

People are encouraged to pack their lawn chairs and help spread the word to put Saturday night musical entertainment on their calendars for the months of June, July and August.