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Letters

In their own words

To the editor: Former CIA Director John Brennan: “Donald Trump’s failure on COVID and other issues is the epitome of unethical ... He is power hungry , cares only for himself, not the people.” “This administration shows a strong record of dishonesty and deceit.” Former Republican ...

Support Boettger for Council

To the editor: I’m writing this letter in support of New Ulm City Council candidate Andrea Boettger. As a long-time business owner, and one that has faced adverse effects of COVID-19, I know Andrea has the future of New Ulm in mind. So often new candidates with fresh ideas are overlooked, ...

A bold vision for agriculture

To the editor: Minnesota farmers have a long history of leadership and innovation in agriculture, and that is as true in 2020 as it has been at any time in the past. Representative Jeff Brand, Vice Chair of the House Agriculture committee has helped Minnesota farmers thrive now, and supports ...

Choose Mack for Council

To the editor: Larry Mack is an excellent choice for city council president. I’ve known Larry for eight years as a friend and co-worker. At work, Larry is a very pragmatic problem solver, always willing to ask questions or gather different opinions to bring a task to a successful ...

Peaceful transition?

To the editor: One of the things President Trump’s opponents have used as a talking point in disparaging him is the fact that he has pointed out the potential for voter fraud and has questioned the legitimacy of the outcome on November 3rd should he lose. His opponents paint him as so power ...

Brand bill to to destroy farming

To the editor: Rep. Brand to completely destroy farming with SF 3143 (Feb. 11, 2020). Farming as we know it today will not exist in ten years, never mind in 2050. No more diesel or gas powered tractors, harvesters, pickups, SUVs, autos, lawn mowers, ATVs or RVs. I quote from Brand’s bill: ...

Pro-Life issues

To the editor: A recent letter to the editor recommends the video of a Wisconsin Catholic priest whose intemperate views are not in accord with the universal teaching of the Catholic Church, nor with the teaching of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. While most Catholics accept ...

Voting as a Christian

To the editor: We have an election coming up that can change the way we live, depending on who wins the presidency and which party controls the House and Senate. Please do your research on the candidates and party platforms. One party says it’s okay to kill the unborn babies, the other ...

Don’t ignore left-wing extremists

To the editor: After reading with amused contempt liberal shill Froma Harrop’s diatribes against “right wing extremists” in the 10/14 edition of The Journal, I was not surprised to learn she mentioned nothing about the leftist/liberal lawless gangs of Antifa and BLM that destroyed ...

Support Andrea Boettger

To the editor: I am writing to show my support for Andrea Boettger and her campaign to be the next City Council President. In getting to know Andrea over the past eight years, it is clear she has both the common sense and smarts to lead our city forward. Her experience in running a complex ...

Physical Therapy Month

To the editor: October is National Physical Therapy Month. At New Ulm Medical Center, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute employs 16 physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Physical Therapists are movement experts who improve quality of life through hands-on care, ...

No one likes a bully

To the editor: This past Saturday afternoon I was watching college football games with my grandson, he had the remote control going back and forth between at least 4 games keeping track of the scores. Each of us had to pick a favorite team and who we thought was going to win, his rules. The ...

Why won’t Biden answer?

To the editor: Joe Biden is refusing to tell the American people if he will attempt to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court. The great FDR failed at this and was universally chastised for attempting it. Yet Joe Biden thinks he gets to skate through Election Day without giving ...

Vote for Mack for New Ulm City Council President

To the editor: I support Larry Mack for New Ulm Council President. I have lived and worked in New Ulm for 54 years. I served as a Science Teacher and athletic coach for 39 years and a Supervisor of Student Teachers at MN State University Mankato for four years. During my time in New Ulm, I ...

Vote for Life!

To the editor: For Christians the most important criteria in deciding who you vote for is a Pro Life candidate! I did some Google searching for these numbers I’d like to share with you. In all the wars the United States has been involved in since The Revolutionary War to today we’ve lost ...

Support the police and law enforcement

To the editor: I am currently an inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Moose Lake. As an inmate I am in a unique position on the topic of defunding the police, which I disagree with. I am incredibly thankful for law enforcement because they are essential to the safety and ...

Fight for family, faith, freedom

To the editor: With the oncoming presidential election, there is so much to unwrap about what is happening right before our eyes! There is a “Socialist” movement present in our country! They have attacked our FAMILY (abortion, gender, LGBTQ), our FAITH (closed churches, synagogues), and ...

Support Susan Akland for House

To the editor: I am a resident of Nicollet County and I know Susan Akland, the candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Susan has been a resident of this district for over 30 years and she made a nursing career in St. Peter at the St. Peter hospital and clinic. Her husband, Dr. ...

Harris and the Truth

To the editor: In Wednesday’s Vice-Presidential debate, Kamala Harris claimed that Abraham Lincoln postponed filling a Supreme Court vacancy and quoted Lincoln as saying: “It’s not the right thing to do. The American people deserve to make the decision about who will be the next ...

Reply to: COVID-19 relief act shouldn’t have to wait

To the editor: I agree. I roll through all Lower 48 States via an 18-Wheeler and see people hurting financially everywhere over a virus which has over a 95% survival rate. They “say” 200,000 Americans have died, but, the number of those who have (died) who also had another ailment which ...