The Journal Newsen-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 07:12:23 EDTSat, 30 Apr 2016 07:12:23 EDT builds provide elbow grease for new playground By Fritz Busch Staff Writer NEW ULM - With a lot of volunteer help and business donations, a new handicapped-accessible playground began coming together Friday morning at Hermann Heights...Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLind House welcomes journalist Ron Schara Kevin Sweeney Journal Editor NEW ULM - Over the years the Lind House Association has welcomed former governors, senators and various noted politicians for its "Cocktails With the Governor" fundraiser.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTCheers for patients nurses and staff members from the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute at the New Ulm Medical Center performed a cheerleading pyramid to welcome their patients to a thanksgiving dinner on Friday at the hospital.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLights out at State Street Theater ULM - The power to State Street Theater was officially shut off at 9:53 a.m. Thursday plunging the stage and adjacent property into darkness save for natural light from windows and illumination from battery-powered emergency lightin.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTDistrict 88 approves remodeling contracts ULM - The District 88 Board of Education on Thursday approved remodeling contracts and a new lunch policy. The board filled some key job openings and approved a review of the music and visual arts curricul.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT