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Letters

CRT and History

To the editor: In a recent letter to the editor (“Critical Race Theory in Context”, 7/14), the writer claimed that those who oppose Critical Race Theory (CRT) are aiming to keep our children from learning the historical facts about slavery and racism in America. The letter implied that ...

Critical Race Theory in context

To the editor: In 25 states so far there has been some sort of legislative attempt to ban or limit the teaching of Critical Race Theory. Luckily Minnesota is not one of those states. In my opinion, it’s absolutely ridiculous and totally unacceptable to ban the teaching of a theory. That is ...

CRT 101

To the editor: Those who promote the ideas of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in our community often find it difficult to understand why anyone would oppose it. They view it as “the Truth” about racial issues, and they wonder why anyone would be against teaching the truth. I am hoping this ...

Planning needed for memorial park

To the editor: I think it is great that a donor is willing to fund a Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Like any city, good planning includes areas for different types of memorials. A city plan seems to be needed for this and future memorials. There are areas that are appropriate for the ...

Hospitality industry still in need

To the editor: The important local hospitality industry continues to be affected by COVID-19 and the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to Minnesota lawmakers to ensure they continue to fund the critical needs of our community. Local business leaders continue to be affected by ...

Food Shelf needs help with challenge grant

To the editor: The New Ulm Food Shelf has applied for a challenge grant from Open Your Heart Summer Challenge Grant. This grant will not be dollar for dollar. Each grant is based on the number of food shelves participating and how much each raises in July. The total pool of the $85,000 will ...