The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 25 Oct 2014 05:04:12 EDTSat, 25 Oct 2014 05:04:12 EDT enjoy Halloween party Carvert, 19 months, of New Ulm, gets a spider painted on his face during the Early Childhood Family Education Halloween Party Friday at Jefferson Elementary School in New Ulm. For more photos of this event go to, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSecretary of State hopeful: make voting easier Kevin Sweeney Journal Editor NEW ULM -Steve Simon, the DFL candidate for Secretary of State, will be watching this year's election closely for more than his own election results.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTWaloch: Much to like about District 88 Kremena Spengler Staff Writer NEW ULM - A town that has a vibrant school system has a future, says School Board candidate Denny Waloch.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThumbs Up/Down Dads THUMBS UP: There have been a lot of examples this year about how not to be a father. Most notably, Adrian Peterson is learning that corporal punishment is not a great way to bring up kids, even if it is the way he was brought up.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBriggs named head coach at New Ulm ULM - Kevin Briggs, a science teacher at New Ulm High School, is the new head baseball coach at NUHS. Briggs replaces Jay Backer, who resigned after last yea.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT