Letters

Seidl well qualified for Brown Co. Sheriff

To the editor: It is not often that present or past party activists from different political parties see eye-to-eye on a candidate running in a primary, but with a candidate with the experience and knowledge that Jason Seidl would bring to the office of Brown County Sheriff, it is an easy ...

Bob Lessard for Greater Minnesota / Aug. 14

To the editor: Turning your attention toward campaign season in the middle of summer is going to be a tough task, but I’ll give it a try. This is about the most important race for Attorney General in the history of the state, and the need for you to make sure to vote for Bob Lessard in ...

Don’t be naive about Russia

To the editor: ALL American citizens everywhere, in my opinion, should have the opportunity to vote ON PAPER in coming elections and to have their ballots evaluated first and foremost by the eyes and brains of their fellow citizen volunteers (even if that will take a while). Run the paper ...

Humane Society volunteer: Organization doing fine

To the editor: In response to the letter to the editor from the “Animal Advocate” group: the primary purpose of the well-run and organized Brown County Humane Society is the care, health and happiness of the animals in our care, to find them good loving homes. My name is Sandy Adams and I ...

BCHS board member offers response to concerns

To the editor: My name is Donna Becker and I have newly joined the board of the Brown County Humane Society. I began volunteering with the BCHS in 1998 fostering cats and kittens in my home. In 2001 we became foster failures and adopted a cat that didn’t like other cats, thus ending our ...

Poor will suffer most in trade war

To the editor: President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese steel went into effect on June 6, sending the current global economic order into a tailspin. As economic elites rage and wage their trade war, the rest of the world watches in horror, especially the globe’s most vulnerable populations. ...

Animal advocates list concerns with Brown County Humane Society

To the editor: The primary purpose of any animal rescue or humane society is about the animals. They strive to find good homes for unwanted or homeless animals. In doing so, the humane society needs to be organized and well-run so that it has the confidence and support of the general public, ...

Putin’s choice is in the White House

To the editor: The current occupant of the White House is Russian president Putin’s choice. He invested quite a few Russian rubles to get his guy elected. Did he get a good return on his investment? His return on that investment has been so spectacular that it would make Warren Buffet ...

Overturning precedent

To the editor: It seems every time there is an opening on the Supreme Court we are barraged with concerns over the Court abrogating the 1973 Roe v Wade decision. Why; was it an epic constitutional mistake? According to Roe, states cannot bar abortions before a fetus is able to live outside ...

Build that wall

To the editor: Donald Trump had my vote the minute he said he’d build a wall at the southern border. If Congress had acted on this we wouldn’t have to deal with all these children and illegal immigrants, Mexco would! If we let these people/families stay, each family will get free ...

Hagedorn stands for our values

To the editor: Jim Hagedorn isn’t afraid to stand strong for our values! At Springfield’s parade last Friday, I was very pleased to see Jim Hagedorn standing for what he believes in. When many politicians try to mask their beliefs in an effort to garner votes, Jim stands strong for ...

Investing in rural America’s future

To the editor: With the negotiations of the 2018 Farm Bill well under way in Congress, it is a good time to think critically about how ensure the prosperity of farm communities, like mine, for years to come. The future of rural America may lie in an unexpected place: the world’s poor. ...

Do we want state-sponsored religion?

To the editor: To the many things I clip and save from The Journal’s editorial page, I am very pleased to add the June 16th letter in which William Cooling of Madelia listed Supreme Court decisions on religion in the public schools. But should the commendable desire to have children ...

Immigration policy options

To the editor: The question of what to do about illegal immigration is nothing new. Our federal government passes laws they cannot enforce due to court rulings, or choose not to enforce because of public opinion. The way I see it the two extreme positions are open borders, or build a wall. ...

Republicans have had plenty of time to solve immigration

To the editor: Tuesday’s editorial “Dealing With Young Immigrants” ended with the statement “Americans are not the sort of people to let the problem go unaddressed.” A bill (S.3036) to address the problem of family separation, which the president says he hates, many Republicans ...

Comments sought on Nicollet Co. plan

To the editor: As a Nicollet County Commissioner; I am often approached by our citizens in regard to on farm or other rural businesses. Most would like more opportunities for such businesses. Some would like to see such operations concentrated in cities. Some would like to see more housing ...

Thoughts on education, teaching

To the editor: District 88’s Technology Director Michael Milbourn says: “The idea of 21st century learning, I have heard that so much … 2lst century education … I do not think it has significance anymore.” Exactly. Public school teachers should continue to teach history, ...

The cause of violence in schools?

To the editor: Please read the following U.S.Supreme Court Decisions and you will understand why our Public Schools in America,are filled with violence and shootings: #1. McCollum v. Board of Education District 71, 333 U.S. 203 (1948) Court finds religious instruction in public schools a ...

To my fellow animal lovers of Brown County

To the editor: My wife Connie and I just got back from La Paz, Bolivia. While there, we were really fascinated by the dogs. Hundreds and hundreds of them. They are all over the place. Some of them might be attached to people, but most of them appear to be scavengers. The traffic in La Paz is ...

NUACS has the right to decide whom to hire

To the editor: The recent non-renewal of Missy Marti’s dance coaching contract at NUACS has caused a level of outrage in our small community that is normally reserved for departures in standards of lawn maintenance. For this reason, it seems the following observations may be ...

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