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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. The 46 New Winers are anxious to share this production with you!


Pam Goehring of the New Richland Farm & City Days Committee has announced the following new events for this year’s celebration, set for July 6-9:

• Friday night - Lip sync contest following the Little Miss/Mr. Pageant

• Fireworks - To be held at 7th St. NW

• Saturday - All-School Reunion 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours of the school

• Sunday - 1 p.m. Gopher State Mini-Garden Tractor Pull on Broadway

For more information on these or any other Farm and City Days events, call Pam or Larry Goehring at 463-3421.


Memorial Day Services will be held at the Clarks Grove Baptist Cemetery on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m. If there is rain, services will be held at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove.


The Freeborn County Historical Society is presenting Eddie Cochran Weekend June 9-11.

On Friday, June 9 there will be a Cruise-In social at 6 p.m. at The Green Mill and Country Inn and Suites. Registration begins at 3 p.m. Twelve awards will be presented.

On Saturday, June 10 will be the annual Car Show from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and closes at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per car (dash plaque, goodie bag and shop rag to first 200 entrants). Event is free to the spectators. Eighty awards will be given at 2 p.m. with cruise to begin at 4 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., a free concert will be presented by The White Sidewalls.

Museum exhibits will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

On Sunday, there will be a pancake breakfast at the Fairlane Building on the Freeborn County Fairgrounds from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At 10 a.m., a rock and roll service will be held at United Methodist Church.

For more information, call Jerry at (507) 473-0303.



The Waldorf American Legion Post #587 Memorial Day Program will be held at 10:15 a.m. May 29 at the Waldorf Community Center on Main Street. Guest speaker will be Ron Wood, a Navy veteran. There will be readings and music selections by JWP High School students. The program will be followed by a parade to the community and First Lutheran Church cemeteries. A pot luck dinner will be held at noon at the Community Center. Everyone welcome.