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Letters

Thank you NUFD and NUPD!

To the editor: GSM (Gag Sheet Metal) would like to thank the New Ulm Fire Department and New Ulm Police Department for their quick response to a recent house fire on July 6th on South State Street in New Ulm. They arrived quickly and kept the damage to a small area in the back exterior of the ...

July 3rd letter was a hoax

Editori’s Note: A letter published in The Journal on July 3, “Using racism as a distraction,” turns out to have been a hoax, sent in under a false name. It has been removed from The Journal’s website. All letters to the editor in The Journal must have name, address and phone number ...

What is the biggest crisis in America?

To the editor: For some people its a disaster at the border with 180,000 people coming across the border in just one month. For other people there is no disaster at the border, they say we need a couple million illegal immigrants in the United States. Others say the border is closed and ...

Christopher Rufo and James Lindsay on CRT

To the editor: “Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It” is the title of the article by Christopher Rufo published in the March 2021 issue of Imprimis, a publication of Hillsdale College. (The article is also available online.) After explaining how CRT is “built on the ...

Also ashamed of NU Cemetery rules

To the editor: We also have an approved plant stand in the Soldier’s Rest section of the New Ulm cemetery. Our flag and red, white and blue pinwheel were removed (we assumed they were stolen). As soon as they were removed the deer ate our plant. So I made a new artificial pot with red white ...

Cemetery flag policy

To the editor: In regard to the letter from Deb Kaehler abou the New Ulm Cemetery flag policy, I say Amen! Are the cemetery board members so unpatriotic that they don’t think about those of us who want to honor our husbands or family members, who themselves were proud to serve their ...