In The News

New Ulm’s first ‘Amazing Quest!’ starts Saturday
08/08/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - New Ulm's first "Amazing Quest!" will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, starting at Harmann Park in New Ulm.
Registration continues for LOSE IT to WIN IT
07/24/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) reports that in just under seven weeks since registration opened, more than 1,183 adults have registered for the LOSE IT to WIN IT Community Health Challenge and lost a collective 449 pounds.
HONU featured on TPT Friday
07/17/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - The Heart of New Ulm: Hearts Beat Back program is being featured on the Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) channel on Friday, July 19 at 8 p.m.
Heart of New Ulm at Farmers Market
07/16/2013 - KNUJ
KNUJ Interviewed our summer interns Holly and Natalie about the surveys they are conducting at the Farmers Market as part of our Farmers Market Promotion Program grant through the USDA.
TV Show highlighting Heart of New Ulm on Friday, July 19
07/13/2013 - Mankato Times
Tune in to the Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) channel on Friday, July 19 at 8 p.m. (right after “Almanac”) to see Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) being featured as part of TPT’s “Redesigning Minnesota” series.
Redesigning MN: Prescription for Health
07/01/2013 - TPT
In an era of "government redesign," no challenge is greater than health care. Costs are huge and growing fast. Our population is aging and the current payment incentives for the healthcare system seem to be part of the problem. But the good news is that Minnesota is on the cutting edge of experiments designed to get us all headed in the right direction.
SWAP it to drop it healthy beverage SWAP tips
06/21/2013 - The Sleepy Eye Hearld-Dispatch
Would you like to lose 10 pounds, maintain your weight or simply make healthier food choices? The Heart of Brown County Project’s SWAP IT to DROP IT™ campaign encourages you to make healthier SWAPs!
HONU starts ‘Lose it to win it’ challenge
06/04/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - Heart Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) has launched its newest community health challenge, "Lose it to Win it: Weigh in, New Ulm." The free 12-month community health challenge is designed to help the community members lose weight or maintain weight and provide an opportunity to be rewarded for making healthful lifestyle choices.
Artisans opens NU Chef’s pantry
05/27/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - The Artisans at the Grand restaurant has expanded outside its home at the Grand Center for the Arts and Culture to offer a coffee shop, new menu offerings and stimulate development in downtown New Ulm.
What’s up at New Ulm Medical Center
05/19/2013 - The New Ulm Journal
Subscription Required - Many hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country including Allina Health are adopting the Institute for Healthcare Improvements (IHI) Triple Aim strategy, a framework that describes an approach to optimizing health system performance.

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