Letters

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 ...

Zehnder Fischer strong for child protection

To the editor: I am a licensed alcohol and drug counselor with over 40 years of experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings as a counselor and a supervisor. The last 25 years I have been a contracted service in the Mankato public schools and hold a similar position in St. Peter ...

Retired chief supports Seidl for Sheriff

To the editor: I was the “senior” active law enforcement officer in Brown County up until my retirement in June of this year. I was the long time police chief for the City of Comfrey. During those many years I worked closely with the Brown County Sheriff’s Office under Sheriffs Bud ...

TRIAD for Senior Citizen Safety

To the editor: Brown County citizens, especially senior citizens, want information in order to vote in the election for county sheriff. TRIAD is a program designed to promote older adult safety, lessen crime, and reduce fear of crime/victimization. TRIAD combines law enforcement, senior ...

Be safe after dark

To the editor: I would like to REMIND all folks (especially kids) when outside during the dark, please do yourself and everyone a favor by wearing some reflective clothing or purchase reflective tape and put a strip on your clothing to help others see you. If you are out biking in the dark, ...

Jason Seidl for Brown County Sheriff

To the editor: I urge Brown County citizens to vote for Jason Seidl for Brown County Sheriff. I believe Jason Seidl is the most qualified for the job. The duties of the sheriff are quite complex and would take long explanations. To summarize, they can be categorized into four areas all ...

Vote for Michelle Zehnder Fischer

To the editor: I am writing to describe important assets of Michelle Zehnder Fischer, who is seeking re-election as Nicollet County Attorney. I served with Michelle on the Governor’s Task force on Child Protection. I observed her acute understanding of needed reforms that provided ...

Leadership against sex trafficking

To the editor: Before this election, I knew little about Jason Seidl or Jeff Hohensee. I was aware of Jeff’s work from the police reports in the Journal and his coordinating the city deer hunt. Without family or friend loyalty to either Jeff or Jason, I have decided to support Jeff Hohensee ...

Hohensee will support TRIAD

To the editor: I am Julie A. Duehring, retired Corporal New Ulm Police Department and current member of Brown County TRIAD for past 19 years. I also served as past Vice President of MN TRIAD Board. I am involved and wholeheartedly endorsed the purpose of TRIAD to promote adult safety, ...

Backer backers

To the editor: We encourage our friends and neighbors to vote for Kathleen Backer for Mayor this November 6, 2018. We have known Kathleen for over 15 years. She loves New Ulm so much that we wonder sometimes if she thinks it is the center of the universe! Kathleen’s first concern as Mayor ...

Support Levine for Nicollet County Attorney

To the editor: By way of introduction, I am a career prosecutor and defense lawyer having practiced over 30 years. I write this letter in support of my colleague, Elizabeth Levine’s, bid for Nicollet County Attorney. What many folks do not understand is that the prosecutor�s role is ...

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