Letters

Support for Beussman

To the editor: I am writing this letter to express my enthusiastic support of Robert Beussman as he seeks re-election for his third term as Mayor of New Ulm. For the past eight years, Mayor Beussman has gone above and beyond in his service to New Ulm, serving as the City’s chief ...

Crime victim endorses Hohensee

To the editor: I was the victim of a crime. It was absolutely devastating. The officer assigned to my case that day was Officer Jeff Hohensee. I was a complete mess as I sat across from a complete stranger and went over every horrible detail but I didn’t feel like I was sitting across from ...

Work for welfare

To the editor: In this day and age, it is difficult to come by political candidates who strive to pursue solid policies that actually aim to help our communities. In a district like Minnesota’s First Congressional District, Jim Hagedorn is right on the issues. In fact, Jim supports having ...

Hohensee leads and inspires from experience

To the editor: A county sheriff’s duty is mostly administrative. From the office, the sheriff oversees the jail and dispatch center. In addition, the sheriff processes and carries out warrants and oversees investigations. Any county sheriff administrator inspires confidence, gains respect, ...

Family of Sleepy Eye victim responds to Hohensee radio ad

To the editor: This letter is addressed to Mr. (Jeff) Hohensee who’s now bringing the loss of our loved one into his political circus via his paid for radio advertisement which aired on KNUJ. We, the family of Vince Mathiowetz, respectfully ask that you refrain from using our family’s ...

Brown County Jail Administrator supports Seidl for Sheriff

To the editor: I encourage you to join me in supporting Chief Deputy Jason Seidl for Brown County Sheriff. I first met Jason in 1994 when he started with the Sheriff’s Office. Jason has working experience in all of divisions of the Sheriff’s Office; administration, road patrol, jail, ...

Retired deputy has worked with Hohensee, supports him

To the editor: My name is Dave Nielsen and I am a retired deputy sheriff who worked 28 years in law enforcement, the majority with the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Department. I am writing this letter to endorse Jeff Hohensee for Brown County Sheriff. I have worked with Jeff on a number of ...

Seidl equals experience

To the editor: I am writing you to join me in supporting Jason Seidl as the next Sheriff of Brown County. I have over 22 years of law enforcement experience with the New Ulm Police Department from 1996 to 2018. I currently serve as the Investigator for the Brown County Sheriff’s Office ...

Support Michelle Zehnder Fischer for County Attorney

To the editor: I write this Letter to the Editor on behalf of Michelle Zehnder Fischer as she seeks re-election to the office of Nicollet County Attorney. As the chief prosecutor of adult and juvenile crimes, advisor to the county board, and legal representative of the department of social ...

Hagedorn has roots in First District

To the editor: First District House candidate Jim Hagedorn was born and raised on a farm in the First District in the Truman area. Jim has maintained a residence in our District for most of his life. He has a legitimate interest in representing the First Congressional District as one of ...

Vote for Zehnder Fischer

To the editor: I am writing to ensure the residents of Nicollet County know that Michelle Zehnder Fischer is the clear choice to remain their County Attorney. I have worked alongside Michelle in a law enforcement capacity for several years and know that she is passionate about public safety ...

Supports Zehnder Fischer

To the editor: It is my pleasure to endorse Michelle Zehnder Fischer for Nicollet County Attorney. I have worked for the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years; 12 years as a deputy and 12 years as an investigator. Over the course of my career, I have had the opportunity to work ...

High gas prices in New Ulm

To the editor: Why are gasoline prices so high in New Ulm compared to area cities? And why are gas prices in New Ulm among the first to go up and last to come down? Who is calling the shots? In New Ulm this week, gasoline cost $2.94 per gallon. Contrast that to $2.78 in Mankato, $2.79 ...

It’s time to start playing hardball

To the editor: This is in response to Our View in The Journal dated Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 entitled “Don’t Play Hardball with Ford’s testimony.” In my opinion now is the time to play hardball! All accusations against Kavanough have been proven false or unsubstantiated. Now is the ...

Why I am Supporting Dan Feehan for Congress

To the editor: Service. It is something that caring people on both sides of any aisle (political or otherwise) commit to, in effort to make life better for others. Life is not about making things better for “me.” Life should be about making things better for “we.” And it is with ...

Vote for change, vote for Hohensee

To the editor: I have had the pleasure of working with Jeff for the past 14 years and can tell you first hand that he is the only candidate for sheriff that has worked his entire way up the ladder in law enforcement. Working from the bottom up is highly valued and respected by officers ...

Puhlmann Supports Hohensee

To the editor: My name is Kayla Puhlmann of Puhlmann Lumber and Design. We have been a small family owned business for four generations. We pride ourselves as a locally owned, competitive, and providing superior customer service. We have a small number of employees who work together in a ...

Supports Beussman for Mayor of New Ulm

To the editor: I am writing in support of Mayor Robert Beussman’s reelection campaign this year! I have worked with Mayor Beussman these last several years as a member of the Highway 14 Partnership executive committee. In our meetings and while lobbying, Robert is always a staunch ...

Feehan for Congress

To the editor: I am writing this letter to wholeheartedly support Dan Feehan as our district candidate for congress. Dan has made it a point to expand much energy going all over our district to talk with people about their concerns, he has spent much time with area farmers getting to really ...

Ads are personal attacks on a Veteran who served country

To the editor: I recently took part with a number of local veterans in a roundtable discussion with CD1 candidate Dan Feehan and his guest, congressman Seth Moulton from Massachusetts. They are both veterans of the ongoing wars in the Greater Middle East; my ticket was paid for by service ...

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