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Celebrating 75 years of Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball

NEW ULM — The Tomahawk Conference celebrates 75 years for boys’ basketball this season, leaving plenty of memories and milestones along the way. The conference first formed in 1944 as the “Tomahawk League”, borrowing the name from the old Tomahawk baseball league. The initial seven ...

New Ulm Tennis Association has given tennis players . . .An Opportunity to play

NEW ULM — Even at the age of 70, Wills Runck finds himself busy on the tennis courts around the city of New Ulm. And even though the winter season is coming up, Runck gives tennis lessons for the New Ulm Tennis Association at the New Ulm Park and Recreation Center and various tennis courts ...

A Season for Giving

NEW ULM — The holiday season is in full force and many people are hitting the shops to find gift items, but is also the time to think of those in need. In the New Ulm area there are several opportunities to donate to worthy causes this time of year. In Brown County, Santa’s Closet it one ...

Looking a Lot Like Christmas

A yearly tradition since 1933, fresh garland with lighted bells and stars will continue to adorn downtown New Ulm this holiday season. Due to safety concerns and downtown changes over time, the City of New Ulm, with the Chamber of Commerce acting in a liaison capacity, initiated conversation ...

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Great glazed chicken is possible, thanks to beer can

Most glazed roast chicken recipes offer some variation on these instructions: Roast a chicken as you would normally, painting on a sweet glaze 15 to 30 minutes before the bird is done. It sounds simple, but following these recipes actually turns up a host of troubles, as the problems inherent ...

For a classic rendition of chicken soup, use thighs

This classic rendition of chicken soup starts the old- fashioned way, by making a from-scratch broth. But instead of using a whole chicken we turned to meaty chicken thighs, which kept things easier; they also added intense, meaty flavor to the broth. To cut down on greasiness, we removed the ...

Make this green bean casserole ahead of the party and relax

Green bean casserole is a holiday staple, so we set out to develop a version that could be assembled in advance to make our holiday cooking easier. To ensure that the flavor of the casserole didn't become dull in the freezer, we boosted flavor by using plenty of garlic, white wine and ...

Roasting gets Brussels sprouts caramelized on the outside

Roasting is an easy way to produce Brussels sprouts that are caramelized on the outside and tender on the inside. To ensure that we achieved this balance, we started by roasting them covered with foil; tossing them in a little bit of water to create a steamy environment helped cook them ...

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In Appreciation

CAST thanks Community Education Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.), a nonprofit 501c3, is pleased to be a partner with ISD 88 Community Education and we wish to thank them for their continued financial support of our senior programs. Each year, Community Education allocates a ...

Antiques & Collecting: There are striking differences in match holders

Antique shoppers must learn the vocabulary of collectibles to read catalogs, make online searches or understand words with double meanings like commode (dresser) and commode (toilet.) You also need to know that Wedgwood and Wedgewood are two unrelated, different companies. What is the ...

Gardening: For ‘weedless gardening’ next spring, begin now

I take a four-pronged approach to keeping my vegetable and flower gardens free of weed problems, and suggest you try it. First, keep dormant weed seeds asleep by not tilling or otherwise churning the soil. (All soils contain many weed seeds that lie dormant until they are exposed to light, ...

Family Living Focus: Avoiding the hazards of winter for older adults

Winter and the Holidays are a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. It is the season for falls, slips on icy streets and other dangers that can be especially harmful for older adults. Something as simple as ...

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Carrie Mohr and Riley Ahlness

Carrie Deanna Mohr and Riley Lynn Ahlness announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Pat and Deanna Mohr and Lynn and Jane Ahlness, all of rural Hanska. Carrie is a 2009 graduate of Cathedral High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 at MSU-Mankato. She is employed as a ...

Shalyn Salonek and Luke Malsom

Shalyn Salonek and Luke Malsom announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Craig and Darcy Salonek of New Ulm and Joe and Rosanne Malsom of Aberdeen, SD. Shalyn is a 2015 graduate of Winona State University and is a goldsmith at Riddle’s Jewelry. Luke is a 2017 graduate of 2017 ...

Kelli Eckstein and Nathan Brehmer

Kelli Eckstein and Nathan Brehmer announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Joseph and Mary Eckstein and Mike and Jennifer Brehmer all of New Ulm. Kelli is a 2014 graduate of Cathedral High School and a 2017 graduate of Creighton University in Omaha. She is employed by Union ...

Lisa Saari and Josh Lawson

Dan and Cher Saari of New Ulm announce the engagement of their daughter Lisa Saari to Josh Lawson, son of Jeff and Cindy Lawson of Auburn, Ind. Lisa is a 2007 graduate of New Ulm High School as well as a 2011 graduate of St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor�s degree in Mass ...

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