The Journal Newsen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 04:56:25 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 04:56:25 EDT learn about Fort Ridgely Golf Course RIDGELY STATE PARK - A number of metro area Republican legislators, including the Speaker of the House and Majority Leader, learned about the history and beauty of Fort Ridgely State Park Golf Course Saturday at a fund-raiser for District 17A...Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTAmazing Race start photo by Fritz Busch St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School students and parents take off at the start of the school's 2016 Amazing Race Challenge on Saturday.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea private schools, charter school to start classes this week ULM - The private and charter schools in the area open Tuesday, Aug. 30 for the 2016-17 school year. Minnesota Valley High School (MVL), New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) and Lafayette Charter School all begin their school year Tuesday.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFall steam train excursion planned on MPL - For the first time in 56 years, the Minnesota Prairie Line (MPL) will offer passenger service on Sunday, Oct. 9 on the former Minneapolis & St. Louis track from Minneapolis to Winthrop.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFlandrau program photo by Fritz Busch From left, Aaron and Joseph Stolp, both of Hutchinson, look at macroinvertibrates at Summer Sampler: River Day Saturday in the Flandrau State Park shelter.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT