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Where is the Republican Plan?

March 9, 2013 To the editor: This is in response to a column by Senate Minority Leader David Hann (R-Eden Prairie) (“Dayton’s new taxes on Minnesota families” - Jan. 31). Sen. more »»

Not enough young people

March 9, 2013 To the editor: Our government is finding that we are not replacing the population with young people so we are looking at giving citizenship to our illegal immigrants. more »»

Fear among the gun extremists

March 7, 2013 To the editor: It is pretty scary that the right wing extremists believe, with all their hearts, that the government will “take their guns awa. more »»

Glad to see Hagel confirmed

March 7, 2013 To the editor: In regard to your story about former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) being confirmed by the U.S. more »»

No plowing hurts business

March 6, 2013 To the editor: The City of Sleepy Eye should be ashamed. Today after the snow the business district in Sleepy Eye was snowed i. more »»

Read Across America Day

February 26, 2013 To the editor: Educators and policymakers of all stripes will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats this week and reading to young children to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. more »»

John Adams warned of this

February 25, 2013 To the editor: In 1787 John Adams, one of our country’s founding fathers, wrote a treatise called “A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States. more »»

Sister Cities seeking information

February 23, 2013 To the editor: As part of the 25th Anniversary of the Hans Joohs Sister Cities program, the New Ulm Sister Cities Commission is looking for email or mailing addresses for the following former... more »»

For more on US-Dakota war read...

February 22, 2013 To the editor: For those of you interested in the US-Dakota War of 1862, I recommend reading the book “Dakota Dawn” by Gregory F. Michno. It gives a fair, balanced and concise account of the uprising. more »»

‘I Do! I Do!’ was a delight

February 19, 2013 To the editor: I just wanted to share the impressions last Valentine’s Day had on me and my wife, Ellie, when we attended the “dinner theater” concept at the Holiday Inn. more »»

Congress has enough to do

February 16, 2013 To the editor: About your post, “Drone policy needs some scrutiny.” First off, I don’t think this Congress should be asked to do any more work than they already do. more »»

Who will remember the settlers

February 16, 2013 To the editor: Regarding the US-Dakota War of 1862: “Other than the 9/11 terrorist attack, the war likely accounted for the intentional killing of more noncombatants than any other on U.S. soil. more »»

It's a small world

February 16, 2013 To the editor: While on a recent People to People tour to Cuba, one day we were having lunch at an upscale Havana hotel. Like many meals they start with a basket of warm bread. more »»

Please return stolen coat

February 16, 2013 To the editor: While our son was at an appointment Thursday, Feb. 7, his black and gree plaid Zero Exposure winter coat and Harley Davidson stocking cap were stolen. more »»

LaBatte’s response to Mack

February 15, 2013 To the editor: In response to Mr. Mack: Many of my Dakota and White ancestors were involved on all sides of the Dakota War in 1862. I have been researching this history for many years. more »»

Some more facts on US-Dakota War

February 15, 2013 To the editor: I have been following the to-and-fro letters in The Journal regarding what is currently labeled The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. (have a list of 16 other labels from the past. more »»

US-Dakota War discussion continues

February 13, 2013 To the editor: In response to Mr. LaBatte’s letter: I appreciate that you provided some of the facts clarifying a few of the figures I was referring to, along with some additional information. more »»

Another response on the US-Dakota War

February 13, 2013 Letter to the editor: In response to Matt Boisen: I appreciate your response and the clarification that you’ve provided. Admittedly, I may have misread statements that you originally made. more »»

More on events of 1862

February 12, 2013 To the editor: In response to Jason Mack’s letter: Re: the use of “w. more »»

Telling the story of the settlers

February 10, 2013 To the editor: Thank you to a previous writer for bringing up the friendly Indians, who were called “traitors,” had their homes and possessions burned and their lives threatened in 1862, and are... more »»



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