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Gotta Dance!

This Sunday, the NFL Pro Bowl starts in Las Vegas, Nevada and New Ulm native Crysten Glawe will have one of the best seats at the game. Glawe will attend as a cheerleader, representing the Washington Commanders. She has worked as a professional cheerleader in Washington, D.C. for several ...

A Golden Opportunity

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Rolling Thunder Wrestling team recently got the opportunity to travel to Minneapolis to check out collegiate wrestling at the Division I level. That high-quality wrestling was a dual at the University of Minnesota as the No. 11 Gophers hosted Purdue on Jan. 22. The ...

Man vs. nature, machines

It’s hard to miss Five Star Towing LLC along State Highway 15, several miles north of Lafayette. An old tow truck is perched on pole just east of the the highway. After studying diesel mechanics at South Central College in North Mankato, Eric Platz specialized in combine work at Potters ...

Snow time’s no time to stay inside

The new year is off to a snowy start, but that doesn’t mean everyone needs to stay inside until spring. There are several outdoor activities available despite the snow or in some cases because of it. One of the classic snow day activities is sledding. New Ulm has multiple snow hills for ...

Prep sports highlights from the year 2022

With another year in the books for prep sports, several new teams and athletes in the area grabbed the spotlight in 2022 and shined bright with it. With numerous standout moments, plays, accolades and wins in the area, here are just a few of the top area stories and events in prep sports from ...