The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 00:02:51 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 00:02:51 EDT pull unites family, friends Ed Stadick admits he's retired, but that doesn't mean he sits around much.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTMinn-e-rod pull photo by Fritz Busch Connie Walters of Dassel competes in the Minn-e-rod pull competition Saturday in downtown Lafayette.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTRich man's game? for political office has always been a rich man's (or rich woman's) game. As Will Rogers wrote decades ago, "Politics has got so expensive it takes lots of money to even get beat with.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFair exhibits a way of life for Beran, photos by Fritz Busch Kari Beran of New Ulm has been entering the open class at county fairs since she was an eight year old 4-H club member, and hasn't missed a year since. "County and state fairs are a fun time of year," Beran explained.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTGold survives again EYE - There were a lot of big plays by New Ulm Gold in their Sub-State D-I winner's bracket game against Mankato National Saturday in Sleepy Eye.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT