Hein, Ruth D.: - Ruth D. (Ullerich) Hein grew up in Van Horne, Iowa. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Home Economics and a Master of Arts degree in English. She started writing after teaching high school English and creative writing for twenty-eight years. Hein and her husband, Ken, live on a small acreage near Worth-ington, Minnesota. Ruth writes the historical column as well as other articles for the Worthington Daily Globe. Her other books include Ghostly Tales of Northeast Iowa, Ghostly Tales of Southwest Minnesota, Ghostly Tales of Minnesota, Ghostly Tales of Iowa, From the Face of the Earth . . .,and Eggplant Sandwiches.