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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, ...

New Ulm Quilt Show returns this year for 8th show

NEW ULM — After 2020’s cancelation due to the COVID-19 shutdowns, the New Ulm Quilt Show is back this year for its eighth show. The New Ulm Quilt Show, presented by the Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild and held every other year, will take place at the New Ulm Event Center on April 8 and 9 ...

Dear Annie: Family trip turned free-for-all?

Dear Annie: I am about to turn 40 and want to take my family to London to celebrate. It’s a good time to go now that COVID is receding and my kids are teenagers. The whole family is excited about the trip. However, my best friend told me that she wants to go on the trip with us. My original ...