Who ran up all that debt?
May 16, 2016 To the editor: State Rep Paul Torkelson’s letter to the editor on May 11 is a copy of a form letter prepared by the Republican House leadershi. more »»
Trump wants to make a deal
May 16, 2016 Prior to the 2012 election, Democrats had a theory: Republicans were in the grip of a “fever” that had led them to oppose and attempt to obstruct President Barack Obama at every turn. more »»
Roundabout Bobble Heads
May 14, 2016 To the editor: Last weekend as I went through the roundabout at Menards, I had the bobbleheads of Hermann the German & his old friend Reinhardt von Moltenbird on the dashboard. more »»
Thanks for Divine Mercy sign
May 14, 2016 To the editor: I would like to extend a thank you to the people and organizations that donated time and money to erect the Divine Mercy sign on the 54th North Street hill. more »»
New Ulm area has been invaded!
May 12, 2016 To the editor: The New Ulm Area has been invaded. The assault has quietly occurred and has been noticed by few people. The assault threatens to drastically change our woodland and urban landscape. more »»
Check the bible on marriage
May 10, 2016 To the editor: Noting the publisher’s views on homosexual marriage in his column on May 8, 2016, perhaps I could refer him to 1 Corinthians 6 verse 8-10, also 1 Corinthians 7 verse . more »»
May 5, 2016 To the editor: Clearly Mr. Commerford has never seen me or he would know I do like to eat. Not respecting his opinion on buffer strips does not translate to my not respecting farmer. more »»
Response to Mr. Bolduan
May 4, 2016 To the editor: I would like to respond to Mr. Bolduan’s comments about me in Tuesday’s letter to the editor. more »»
Buffer opposition not surprising
May 3, 2016 To the editor: No great surprise to read that New Ulm agronomist and Minnesota Soybean Grower Association member, Steve Commerford states, “It would be a whole lot easier if this whole mess (buffer... more »»
Why would city want to own theater?
May 1, 2016 To the editor: Am I the only citizen in New Ulm that thinks purchasing the State Street Theatre the dumbest thing the city council could do? For one it shouldn’t even be open to the public. more »»
Why isn’t New Ulm a Green Step City?
May 1, 2016 To the editor: Regarding the April 16th article by Fritz Busch on area cities that have chosen to participate in the Minnesota GreenStep City program, a question that was not asked was: “Why isn’t... more »»
Power rests with party insiders
April 23, 2016 To the editor: I think the Democrat nomination for president has, for all intents and purposes, been decided subject to the unlikely event that almost all the so-called “super delegates” change thei... more »»
April 22, 2016 To the editor: With the 47th annual observance of Earth Day just around the corner, this is a great time to explore more effective ways of slowing climate change and conserving Earth’s natural... more »»
Parkinson’s Awareness Month
April 19, 2016 To the editor: This April, millions of people around the world will recognize April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that is chronic and progressive. more »»
Where did all the implement dealers go?
April 19, 2016 To the editor: Back in 1955 you could go to Biebl Implement to buy a new Oliver, Gafford Implement for a new Allis Chalmers, Fesenmaier Implement to buy a new Farmall, Pengilly Implement to buy a ne... more »»