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New Ulm FSG presents “Skating to Infinity and Beyond”

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Figure Skating Club will be presenting its 36th annual ice skating show on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 at the New Ulm Civic Center. The show is titled “Skating to Infinity and Beyond,” themed after “Toy Story” and the importance of friendship told by ...

50 seasons of Tomahawk Conference girls basketball

By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Editor The Tomahawk Conference is currently in its 50th season for girls basketball. The conference had its first season in 1974 with 10 teams, those teams being Morton, Morgan, Gaylord, Winthrop, Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Wabasso, Fairfax, Franklin and ...

A long, winding road to New Ulm

Although the distance from Willmar to New Ulm is approximately 95 miles depending on what route you take, for new New Ulm resident John Kellen, the path here has encompassed several million miles and has taken him quite literally around the world. Kellen recently became the new executive ...

Inspiration from a feather from the sky

NEW ULM — For New Ulm painter Mark Krambeer, inspiration fell out of the sky. “I was walking down the back sidewalk and I picked these two feathers up,” he said. “Sometimes you get an intuition. Something tells you to do something, and that was the deal. I picked them up, brought ...

Hand-crafting greeting cards ‘a good pastime’

Lois Schorn has moved around a lot over the past 23 years, from Minnesota to Arkansas to Arizona and back to Minnesota. Throughout that time, however, one thing has remained consistent. Since 2001, Schorn has been hand-crafting greeting cards for others to enjoy. The 87-year-old Schorn cuts, ...