Letters

Vote for Gulden

To the editor:In this crazy national political race, I needed to share why I feel that Jeff Gulden is the best candidate for First District County Commissioner in Brown County.I have known Jeff for over 30 years both personally and professionally. Since his childhood as a son of a farmer, ...

HONU supports RENU

To the editor:The Heart of New Ulm Project Leadership Team, with the mission of "Support a culture ofwellness" supports the extension of the local option sales tax to create and improve upon the opportunities for physical activity in New Ulm. The projects proposed through the RENU Project will ...

Keep school votes secret

To the editor:Regarding having elections at our schools to get students interested in voting, it's a good idea.The bad thing is releasing the results on Nov. 1. This is supposed to be a private election. That is teaching the right way. You shouldn't release the results of the students election ...

Vote to better our future, not for Hillary

To the editor:Before you go to the voting booth you need to know some important facts. First, the USA is in an election that will change history over the next few years. It must be changed for our betterment. Therefore, we must NOT vote for Hillary Clinton!!She lied about Benghazi, getting four ...

A no-brainer referendum

To the editor:New Ulm residents will have a great opportunity on Nov. 8 general election to extend the one-half cent sales tax. To me, this is a no-brainer.When the one-half cent sales tax was approved by voters in 2000, dozens of seniors worked very hard to convince local residents to vote ...

Upcoming Elections

To the editor:We live in a time when our current administration is evermore taking away our rights. Our current congressman, Tim Walz, is in lockstep with the Obama Administration and by extension, Hillary Clinton.He has fully endorsed the ACA (Obamacare). Jim Hagedorn wit! vote to repeal the ...

CAST supports RENU

To the editor:The Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.) Board members and I, the program director, believe the new projects that are a part of the local sales tax extension will make our city attractive to businesses and families. It is an investment in the future of New Ulm.We wish to ...

Democrats support Social Security

To the editor:Keeping Social Security financially sound received brief mention in recent debates.Congressman Walz has pointed out Social Security isn't driving the nation's deficit and proposes raising the withholding level from $118,500 to at least the level of a Congressman's salary ...

The RENU ‘temporay’ tax

To the editor:Remember when the current version of RENU was put in place? Remember when it was sold as a temporary tax to fund that very worthy project?When was the last time a "temporary" tax was actually temporary? I've watched with some amusement as the tax was nearing expiration. The city ...

Cyclorama of Wikileaks

To the editor:Thigns we have learned about HIllary Clinton from Wikileaks:Hillary Clinton said the backers of Bernie Sanders are self-righteous whiners.Communication between General Petraeus and Secretary of State Clinton stating that anything you need, use her personal email server.Mrs. ...

I am fearful

To the editor:Have you seen he latest Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota television commercial with the tag line LIVE FEARLESS? That's laughable. I am in a position to LIVE FEARFUL!Our Blue Cross/Blue Shield premiums have more than doubled over two years and our deductibles have tripled. Now ...

Borchert has experience in First Commissioner Dist.

To the editor:As a mother of two who lives and works in New Ulm, my family and I take local elections very seriously. Local elections directly impact New Ulm citizens, families and businesses on a daily basis. Our choices ultimately decide who we entrust with our communities, our personal and ...

Hermann Heights benefits from RENU

To the editor:The Hermann Monument stands as a prominent (and nationally recognized) symbol of the contributions of all people of Germanic descent. Sponsored by the Son's of Hermann Lodge in the late 1800's, New Ulm was selected as the location for this "gift" from the national fraternity. It ...

Dahms is a gentleman senator

To the editor:I am responding to Publisher Greg Orear's editorial (Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016). I'm letting his comments go by the wayside. Mr. Orear is new to the area and doesn't know how much Sen. Dahms has done for this area. My husband has known him for about 50 years. I've known him about 30. ...

How I decide who to vote for

To the editor:Having listened to all three debates, I think I know the candidates pretty well.BORDERS: Donald Trump wants to secure the borders. Hillary Clinton wants open borders. Trump gets a yes, Clinton no.IMMIGRATION: Trump wants a stronger immigration policy and strict vetting on people ...

Borchert will work to keep Brown County safe

To the editor:I have known Dave Borchert for the past nine years, and have personally witnessed his passion for keeping the citizens of Brown County safe in these ever changing times. Dave Borchert understands that the world is changing and we are facing threats that were unheard of years ago. ...

Good haunting at Turner Hall

To the editor:Just wanted to give a shout out to Turner Hall, Doug Hughes, all the girls, and everyone who helped put on last year's Turner Haunt. I was lucky to have a sneak preview with all the lights on so I sort of knew what to expect, yet once lights went down, the atmosphere, props, ...

What are Trump’s vulgarities to abortion?

To the editor:This is a response to the Oct. 11, "Let's see local Republicans repudiate Trump."His issue of course is with Trump's sexual vulgarity. I don't like it either.I ask the author and all those who say they are not going to vote this year, and those who are pushing a third party ...

Who’s the bigger liar?

To the editor:Hillary lies? Umm.Non partisan Fact Check: This changes by week as new things are said by all candidates.[TABULATED_DATA]Over a five day analysis Donald Trump averaged one falsehood every three minutes and 15 seconds over only five hours of remarks. In raw numbers that is 87 ...

Inciting violence

To the editor:The discovery of hidden tapes shows the Democratic Party is inciting violence at Trump rallies. Scott Foval, national field director of Americans United for Change, wanted conflict in the Trump campaign. Bob Creamer, founder of Democracy Partners, called for Democratic operatives. ...

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