The Journal Featureen-usFri, 27 May 2016 00:38:44 EDTFri, 27 May 2016 00:38:44 EDT and Rec summer activities ULM - The summer vacation has started or will start soon for area schools.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFoster parents follow family tradition to serve needs of others and Amanda Freier of New Ulm have three small children of their own, but that doesn't keep them from becoming foster parents when the needs of children arise. "The need is great.Sun, 8 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTState Street Theater Co. pushes for renovations, restorations to historic theater ULM - With its future up in the air, the State Street Theater is looking for a thorough re-gutting. Originally built in 1939, the theater was erected as an extension to the then-public high school that has since withstood the test of time.Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLong-time assistants love to teach and learn ULM - With Bob Mertz in charge for 37 years, the New Ulm Cathedral softball program has been a model for teams across Minnesota.Sun, 17 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTIf this house could talk... ULM - The programming that Kathleen Backer is planning for the historic Kiesling House is conceptually different from other heritage preservation programming in New Ulm.Sun, 3 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT