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Family Living Focus: Stroke: Know the Signs, Act in Time

Stroke is the nation’s leading killer and the leading cause of long-term disability. More than 750,000 Americans will suffer a stroke this year. In treating a stroke, every minute counts. New treatments are available that greatly reduce the damage caused by one but you need to arrive at ...

Off the Shelf: New books

If you are looking for something new to read this month let’s take a look at the new shelves in Children’s. “Who Knew? Under the Apple Tree” by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton is perfect for fall. This book looks at how animals and insects know that the seasons change and how they communicate ...

Antiques & Collecting: Old storage boxes now treasured

Hand-decorated storage boxes were important for storage in the 18th century when there were few places, other than shelves, to store small personal items. Collectors today treasure the work of the Bucher family in Berks County, Pennsylvania, made from about 1750 to 1800. There are memorials ...

Off the Shelf: Family memories

October is Family History Month! Started 20 years ago by an act of Congress, it is a time to explore our roots, preserve memories, and connect to our past. Making connections to those who have gone before can strengthen us in times of difficulty. True stories have a way of inspiring us, and ...

Park & Rec Report

Rec Center Openings The aquatic center and indoor playground are now open! Vogel Fieldhouse will open soon. Rec Center hours have now expanded to Monday through Friday 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily admission fees are $7 for youth and seniors, $9 ...

In Appreciation

Lions Club of New Ulm says ‘Thank You’ for a successful fly-in The Lions Club of New Ulm would like to thank everyone who attended our 47th annual Fly-In Breakfast for their support. We served over 1500 people and had a great time doing it. Fifty airplanes flew in. We would also like to ...