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From bratwurst to broccoli: New Ulm project transforms nutrition culture (pgs. 27-28), May/June 2016 – Metro Doctors
03/22/2016 - Metro Doctors Nutrition issue

In 2009, only 16 percent of residents were eating the recommended five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Fast forward to 2016 — and the community looks markedly different from a nutrition perspective, in large part due to the efforts of Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project.

Buegler, Schmidt join HONU’s leadership team
03/14/2016 - New Ulm Journal

Carisa Buegler, director of operations at New Ulm Medical Center, and Laura Schmidt, dietitian at Hy-Vee, have joined the Community Leadership Team for Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project.

New Bike Fleet Available for Community Use from New Ulm Community Education
03/01/2016 - Mankato Times

Starting in April, some schools in New Ulm will be able to access a new fleet of bikes to promote safe, active and healthy biking. When summer rolls around, community groups such as Scout programs, childcare programs, summer programs and faith groups will be able to rent the bikes, too.

Council approves snow removal from bike path
01/20/2016 - New Ulm Journal

Following a petition from the New Ulm Bike Club that garnered more than 100 signatures, the New Ulm City Council approved plowing the bike trail for the rest of the winter to help make it easier for people to be physically active all year round.

New Ulm Council authorizes removing snow from the Bike Circle Route
01/20/2016 - KNUJ Radio

The residents of New Ulm have spoken and the New Ulm City Council listened when they authorized the request from citizens for city staff to plow snow on the recreational paved bike route for pedestrian and bicycle use. 

New Ulm Bike Group starts petition to get bike route plowed
01/14/2016 - KNUJ Radio

A group in New Ulm has started a petition for the city to plow snow along the bike trail. The New Ulm Bike Group says the Bike Circle Route that officially opened in April has proved to be popular with not only bikers, but also walkers and runners. During the winter, several miles of the bike trail are unusable due to snow and the group started the petition to gauge public interest in using the trail during the winter months.

New Ulm Bike Club petitions city council for snow removal
01/14/2016 - KEYC-TV

The New Ulm Bike Club doesn’t let the cold get in the way of an outdoor winter workout — but snow is a different story. Last week, the club created a petition for the New Ulm City Council for snow removal on the 12-mile bike trail around New Ulm.

Council designates new bike routes
01/06/2016 - The Journal

The New Ulm City Council approved a series of proposed bike routes that were created with the help of The Heart of New Ulm Project to help make walking and biking easier and safer for everyone in the New Ulm community. 

Inside Health Care: Health Care Happenings
12/26/2015 - The Journal

With innovative spirit for projects like The Heart of New Ulm and with solid performance, New Ulm Medical Center is seen as a national leader with a unique opportunity to shape the future of rural health care.

Drexler, Thomas join HONU’s Leadership Team
12/22/2015 - The Journal
Lydia Drexler, an administrative assistant at Firmenich, and Greg Thomas, a real estate broker with Upper Midwest Management, recently joined the Community Leadership Team for Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project.