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‘Excited for baseball’

Like many others have done before him, Mason Cox could have left town to continue his schooling and athletic career upon graduation from Minnesota Valley Lutheran in 2020. But the opportunity to achieve his goals in a city he’s called home since he was 8 years old was too ...

Wars, hurricanes and floods

Story by Fritz Busch / Photos by Fritz Busch and submitted by Randy Melby Fairfax native Randy Melby has seen a good share of the world with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. After four decades of service, the Montevideo resident has retired from the organization but continues working on ...

Learning to ride

It is a universal truth that once you learn to ride a bicycle, you never forget. Learning to ride a bicycle is a hard-wired skill, but over the last decade, the method of how we learned to ride bicycles has changed. For generations, young children were taught to ride a bike one of two ways. ...

Trusting his swing

Years of patience, learning and a drive to play baseball has led outfielder Carter Brinkman to becoming one of the Winona State University baseball team’s most formidable hitters. Brinkman, a two-time All-Journal baseball player and 2018 Sleepy Eye High School graduate, came ...

Sertoma Club of New Ulm impacts community for more than 5 decades

NEW ULM — The Sertoma Club of New Ulm has given back to New Ulm in numerous ways over the past five decades, all while learning about the community, developing relationships and having fun. Sertoma (SERvice TO MAnkind) is an international civic organization with a primary focus in ...

The Grand promoting arts with variety of April programs

The Grand Center for Arts and Culture is a busy the next month with several programs and community activities. The Grand is well known for hosting monthly art exhibits. Currently it has three exhibition showing the art of area students. The 4 Pillars Gallery features art work from MSU, ...