Opinion

BC Dispatch Supervisor supports Seidl for Sheriff

Letters

To the editor: I would like to invite you to join me in supporting Jason Seidl for Sheriff. I have worked with Chief Deputy Seidl at the Sheriff’s Office for the past 24 years. Jason is a team player. He is honest and hardworking. He does not boast, but gives credit to those working with ...

Brown County Sheriff’s Deputies endorse Seidl;

Letters

To the editor: Members of the Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS) Union, Local #94 voted by a count of 7-0 in favor of endorsing Chief Deputy Jason Seidl in his candidacy for Brown County Sheriff. LELS Local #94 is comprised of Brown County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Sergeant, Investigation, ...

Election letters

Letters

The Journal will accept letter to the editor relating to the Nov. 6 elections up to Friday, Nov. 2. Letters endorsing candidates and issues will not be published after Sunday, Nov. 4, unless the editor determines a response to a previously published letter is in order. Please keep letters brief ...

What’s Going On: The commandment few Christians follow

Columns

Generally speaking, the Ten Commandments are a pretty big deal to most Christians. They memorize them in Sunday School, aspire to live by them, and lobby to have them displayed in courtrooms. Considering that, it’s surprising that there is one specific commandment Christians and ...

Thumbs Up/Down

Editorials

Farm tragedies Pointer: Sadly, the issue of farm safety during harvest season became tragically urgent this week in Brown County. On Wednesday, two farm accidents within a few hours of each other claimed the life of a New Ulm area farmer, John Hoffmann, and sent a 19-year-old Sleepy Eye man, ...

Vasquez investigation: Fact v. Fiction

Letters

To the editor: My name is Eric Schwarzrock, I was the Brown County Sheriff’s Office Lead Investigator for the Miguel Vasquez 1st degree murder investigation. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and other area law enforcement agencies also assisted. The State Attorney General’s ...

Avoid the Israeli option

Letters

To the editor: The Trump administration, through Steven Miller and Jeff Sessions, has used family separation, prolonged detention, and payment of money to Mexico to deport migrants from Central America, to discourage movement of people to the United States-Mexico border. Central America has ...

Support for Hohensee

Letters

To the editor: I am sending a letter to support Jeff Hohensee for Brown County Sheriff. I have known Jeff personally and professionally for over 20 years. I work in Law Enforcement in a neighboring county and know the value of having good working relationships with Officers across county ...

What was said and not said about TRIAD

Letters

To the editor: The League of Women Voter’s forum on Aug. 2, 2018 is proving to be a reliable source of information related to the candidates for Brown County Sheriff. The video of the forum can be found on You Tube. For those who are not familiar with TRIAD, it is a state wide, ...

Sheriff Hoffmann encourages support for Seidl

Letters

To the editor: As the Nov. 6 election nears, I wanted to take this time to thank the people throughout my 12 years in office that have supported me and trusted me in the decisions I have made as Brown County Sheriff. I’ve truly appreciated your support and kindness, and I can’t thank you ...

Former jail administrator backs Seidl

Letters

To the editor: I am fully supporting and endorsing Chief Deputy Jason Seidl for Sheriff of Brown County. I worked with Jason Seidl for 14 of my 33 years with the Sheriff’s Office. Jason is man of high integrity, both in his professional and personal life. Jason Seidl understands how ...

Medicare changes for seniors

Columns

Medicare enrollment for 2019 started this week and many seniors and families are expressing concerns about the significant change happening with private Medicare plans available in our region. Seniors eligible for Medicare have several options to secure the best coverage possible to meet ...

Caravans being sent our way

Editorials

Clearly, officials in some Central and South American countries are capitalizing on U.S. domestic policies to handle some of their own problems. The fact they get to embarrass President Donald Trump’s administration seems to be a bonus for some of them. Rampant violence and poor economies ...

Hohensee kept giving another chance

Letters

To the editor: When I first met Jeff Hohensee I was around 15 and in juvenile drug court due to my truancies and continuous failed drug tests. At that point I was extremely rebellious and didn’t have much respect for anybody on the drug court team or their rules and advice. I had a long and ...

County Sheriff’s Office union supports Seidl

Letters

To the editor: The members of Law Enforcement Labor Services #98 (LELS union, comprised of jail staff, dispatchers, and records clerk of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, overwhelmingly support Jason Seidl in the upcoming Sheriff election. Our union comprises two thirds of the current ...

Would Jesus vote Republican?

Letters

To the editor: Separate children from parents. Mistreat women, minorities, disabled, less fortunate people. Put personal gain above Country and people. Defend murderers, bigots, Nazis, sexual predators. Side with the enemies. Lie, Lie, Lie. Would Jesus vote Republican? I doubt ...

Re-Elect Beussman

Letters

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to endorse your current Mayor Bob Beussman for re-election this Nov. 6 as Mayor of the City of New Ulm for another term. As Mayor of the City of Nicollet these past six years, we have both represented our cities serving on the Hwy. 14 ...

Hanson supports Hohensee

Letters

To the editor: For the past four years I have had the opportunity to work with Jeff Hohensee, the Senior Investigator for the New Ulm Police Department and candidate for Brown County Sheriff. Before my current position, I was also able to work with Jeff when I was in private practice and then ...

A brass tacks look at Sheriff’s election race

Letters

To the editor: Proof is in the pudding they say? First off, I want to say I don’t know Jason Seidl or Jeff Hohensee. I’m basing this off The Journal articles and letters to the editor in the past four months. I’ve read Jason Seidl is a good guy and very qualified guy and Jeff ...

Town Talk: National Friends of the Library Week

Columns

Oct. 21-27, 2018 is National Friends of the Library Week. It is a chance for libraries throughout the United States to recognize the contributions of their Friends of the Library groups to their communities. New Ulm Public Library is grateful to have an active group of library Friends who ...

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