Lifestyle Columns

Off the Shelf: Black History Month

It is Black History Month. Here in the Children’s Room, we pulled books from our shelves that celebrate famous black people, and we displayed books illustrated by black artists and written by black authors. One of the wonderful things about books is that when you share them together, you have ...

Dean and 
Patricia Gutzke

Dean and Patricia Gutzke

Dean and Patricia Gutzke of New Ulm are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with their family. Dean Gutzke and Patricia Krohn were married Feb. 15, 1957, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm

College News

The University of Dubuque has named its Fall Semester 2016 Academic Dean’s List. The list includes Ellie Schneider, New Ulm To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for that semester. ——— Aaron D Radtke, of ...

In Appreciation

MRCI Thrift Store memorials MRCI Bargain$ Thrift Store would like to thank the following person(s) for their recent contributions in memory of the following people: Sharon Zumberge in memory of Florinda Richter. Charlie and Carol Guggisberg in memory of Alice Henle, Andrew Lochner, and Joanne ...

Chuck and Dolores Windschitl

Chuck and Dolores Windschitl

Chuck and Dolores Windschitl of Sleepy Eye will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with their families in February. Chuck Windschitl and Dolores Brown were married Feb. 9, 1957, at Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Ulm.

Off the Shelf

Leasa Sieve, Reference Librarian We’ve all heard Ben Franklin’s quote: “…In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” So it’s no surprise that Tax Season 2017 is upon us. If you are looking for tax forms, we have a few available. Tax forms and ...

Gardening Questions

I would like to brighten up my deck this spring. How do I plant multiple layers of spring blooming bulbs so that they bloom at different times? Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks. To ...

Caring for Stroke

Caregivers must be patient with their loved ones and with themselves and know the signs of a stroke. The two major types of stroke are ischemic and hemorrhagic. To lessen the possibility of death and disability; the F.A.S.T. acronym is important: F = Face: Is one side of the face drooping ...

College News

Winona State University announces the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2016. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be an undergraduate enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours for a grade) and achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Area students who qualified for the list ...

Off the Shelf: Conversations from the Cubicles: Young adult book madness

Betty: So: Everything, everything! Kris: Hold up. We can’t start there. B: What?! Oh, it’s that time of year again: March Book Madness! K: Right?! I’m so glad you’re coordinating this takeoff of college basketball’s March Madness again. B: Me, too. Last year was ...

Growing houseplants

I am going to list a few pointers on growing houseplants so we don’t have withdrawal during these months of winter.  Most of us probably have taken in several plants from our gardens to over-winter, but here are a few more ideas.  Treat yourself to a new houseplant for Valentine’s ...

In Appreciation

Taco Johns donation NORTH MANKATO —Taco John’s recently presented a check for $2,744 to The REACH Drop-In Center, which provides services to young people who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. Taco John’s restaurants in Fairmont, North Mankato, Mankato and New Ulm raised ...

College News

Samantha Kretsch, Gibbon, a student in Nursing and Health Sciences, has been named to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. ——— The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2016. Students on the ...

Off the Shelf

Kris Wiley, Library Director The library is pleased to announce that wireless hotspots are available for checkout, which means patrons can borrow the Internet along with books and movies. There are two devices that can be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis for one week at ...

Gardening Questions

How deep should I plant my spring bulbs? The general rule of thumb for planting spring bulbs is to plant two to three times as deep as the bulb is tall. Follow the recommendation on the label for planting depth.  This means most large bulbs like tulips or daffodils will be planted about 6-8 ...

Caring for someone with the flu

The flu season is here and many of us will be caring for someone with the flu. Following are tips to assist you in giving supportive and quality care while you and others avoid getting the flu: • Keep your loved one comfortable and follow the recommendations of his or her health care ...

College News

Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall, Minn.) students have been honored for achievement during the fall semester of study. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits and achieves a grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher will be considered for the Honors ...

In Appreciation

Red Cross Bloodmobile On behalf of the American Red Cross we would like to thank all the donors who gave blood at our Vogel Fieldhouse blood drive. Thanks to all the volunteers for their help. A special thanks to the following business who made donations: Kwik Trip, Kraft-Heinz, Burger ...

Jerry and Joan Boyle

Jerry and Joan Boyle

Jerry and Joan Boyle of 1001 N. Garden St., New Ulm, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4 at a private dinner party with their children. They were married Feb. 2, 1952, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Glencoe. They are the parents of Sara, Dan, Joe and Bridget.

Conversations From the Cubicles: Read-a-thon Edition

Betty J Roiger, Acquisitions and Kris Wiley, Library Director Kris: I’m exhausted! Betty: Of course you are. After all, you completed the 24in48 readathon. K: That’s right. I read 24 out of 48 hours over the weekend, I had a ball, and I won a door prize. B: That’s ...

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