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Heaping helping of haunts this Halloween

NEW ULM — October might be known for its cool breeze, falling leaves and playoff baseball, but it’s also famous for its month-long slate of movies, stories and activities of haunts, scares and things that go bump in the night. For those in the New Ulm area this month, the second half of ...

State Street Theater presents . . . The Butler Did It

NEW ULM — The State Street Theater Company will present Tim Kelly’s “The Butler Did It”, a comedy that spoofs English mystery plays. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. The performance is ...

A short flight to another country, a giant leap out of my comfort zone

Editor’s Note: Anna Koehler was the Hans Joohs Exchange Intern from Ulm, Germany to New Ulm this summer. After working at KNUJ and The Journal, she is returning to her home in Ulm, Germany, this weekend. As a European, visiting other countries is relatively easy. Three hours to Italy, ten to ...

Milford 4-H Club has plenty to celebrate

The Milford 4-H Club of Brown County is celebrating its 90th year in 2018, and to celebrate, get more involved in the community and commemorate its long heritage, the club has decided to do at least nine Community Pride projects. Nearly every club member was involved in at least one of the ...

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Cauliflower shows its versatility with Cauliflower Tots

There is no question that cauliflower has been having a long, popular moment. I was already a cauliflower fan, even a cauliflower lover, mostly favoring sliced and broken chunks of cauliflower tossed with a generous amount of olive oil, sprinkled with a liberal amount of salt, and roasted to a ...

For Sunday supper, try something bold, classic and easy

Puttanesca, a classic Italian sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives, offers bold flavor and comes together fairly quickly — perfect for a Sunday supper. Cooking the tomato sauce in a skillet and then cooking the pasta directly in the sauce made things even ...

Robust grilled cheese sandwiches for adults, not just kids

Grilled cheese has a kids' menu reputation, but just a few tweaks make it a sophisticated dinner option. To create a sandwich with more robust flavor and personality without going overboard on toppings and additions, we focused on the cheese. Our recipe began by mixing flavorful aged cheddar ...

The secret to deep-dish apple pie? Precooking apples

There's no better way to enjoy fall's abundant apple harvest than in a towering deep-dish pie. Unfortunately, this dessert often yields unevenly cooked, shrunken apples swimming in an ocean of their own exuded juices atop a pale, soggy crust. We wanted each slice to be dense with juicy ...

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Family Living Focus: Falls and older adults: Maintaining bone health

Why Bone Health Is Important Falls are a common reason for trips to the emergency room and for hospital stays among older adults. Many of these hospital visits are for fall-related fractures. You can help prevent fractures by maintaining the strength of your bones. Having healthy bones ...

Antique game boards serve now as decorations

Antique handmade game boards are popular as decorations in homes filled with folk art. Most are for chess or checkers, and the square boards look important in a group on the wall. But there are also game boards that are other shapes. The game “Pope Joan” was popular in the 18th century ...

Master Gardener: Storing tender bulbs

Tender bulbs must be dug and stored in a warmer area through Minnesota winters. Most tender bulbs should be dug after the foliage dries up or is killed by frost. If left in the ground over winter, the bulbs will turn to mush. Dahlias, cannas, and calla lilies need to be dug carefully. ...

Public Health Corner: Trick or treat, smell my…. Halloween safety tips

Fall is here! For parents, that means figuring out if last year’s winter boots still fit, layering our children for cold mornings and hot afternoons, and trying to decide how long we can hold out before turning on the heat since we swear we just turned the AC off a week or two ago. For ...

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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 ...

Shelby Wilhelm and Travis Popham

Terry and Renae Wilhelm of New Ulm announce the engagement of their daughter Shelby to Travis Popham, son of Bob and Cathy Popham of Hayti, SD. Shelby is a 2009 graduate of New Ulm High School and a 2015 graduate of South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. She is employed by Hamlin ...

Miranda Sandberg and Zack Schreiner

Miranda Sandberg and Zack Schreiner announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Tom and Deb Sandberg of Lafayette,and Tim and Mary Schreiner of New Ullm. Both Miranda and Zack are 2013 graduates of New Ulm high school. Miranda is employed as a licensed social worker at Wabasso ...

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