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Still time for RENU project proposals

February 21, 2016 The City of New Ulm’s RENU committee has received 14 proposed uses for the money New Ulm would get if it extends its half-percent municipal sales tax, and there’s still time for more. more »»

Obama should nominate the next Supreme Court Justice

February 21, 2016 Before the body had cooled, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death ignited a firestorm last week. more »»

Thumbs Up/Down

February 20, 2016 Just in time THUMBS UP: It’s a good thing the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen held their annual ice fishing contest on Clear Lake last weekend instead of this weekend. more »»

More living cover on land will clean our water

February 20, 2016 To the editor: We appreciate Governor Dayton’s courage and persistence in calling out runoff from farm fields as a leading contributor to our state’s polluted waters. more »»

Pope and politics

February 19, 2016 It’s not often that U.S. more »»

Scalia’s view of ‘living Constitution’

February 18, 2016 Liberal activists disliked the late U.S. more »»

Transportation still facing roadblock

February 17, 2016 If anyone had hoped that Republicans and Democrats in the Minnesota Legislature had time to work out a transportation package compromise in the long months since they adjourned May 18, Monday’s... more »»

Free speech

February 17, 2016 To the editor: The Minnesota State Court of Appeals recently held that interrupting a public meeting is a violation of the Constitution in regard to free speec. more »»

Transportation, tax relief and bonding will dominate sessionw

February 17, 2016 The 2016 session will begin in the coming weeks, and lawmakers face a very unusual situation. more »»

Flights from Cuba

February 16, 2016 President Barack Obama seems determined to “normalize” relations between the United States and Cuba, regardless of good reasons why the process should proceed slowly, if at all. more »»

Kasich deserves second look

February 15, 2016 With the pace of Republican decision-making about a nominee for president picking up, the direction of the process may be taking a good, much-needed turn. Ohio Gov. more »»

Scalia’s passing

February 14, 2016 The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday is of course a terrible personal loss for the Court and the nation, but it also thrusts the issue of judicial appointments... more »»

Before Trump, Sanders, there was Vermin

February 14, 2016 His name is Vermin Supreme. While the name sounds like a superhero with rat-like powers, he’s actually a 2016 United States presidential candidate; well, sort of. more »»

Thumbs Up/Down

February 13, 2016 Mathletes to state THUMBS UP: Our local academic teams don’t get the accolades and acclaim of their sporting counterparts, so we’re happy to say congratulations to the New Ulm High School Math... more »»

Caucuses vs. Primaries

February 12, 2016 The political presidential season has drawn attention to two very different ways political parties select their candidates — the caucus system and the primary system. more »»

Sanders has history working for vets

February 12, 2016 To the editor: People may be noticing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the first time after his strong showing in the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primar. more »»

Shakeup in N.H.

February 11, 2016 Primary voters in New Hampshire made a couple of important points on Tuesday. First, Donald Trump is not going to fade away. And second, Hillary Clinton seems to be in danger of doing just that. Se. more »»

Obama’s budget

February 10, 2016 President Barack Obama presented his final budget proposal to Congress on Tuesday, and apparently he wants to go out with a bang. The president has submitted a record-breaking $4. more »»

The cost of universal single payer insurance

February 10, 2016 To the editor: Last week universal single payer health insurance i.e. Medicare for all, was discussed during the Feb. 4 CNN Democrat Town Hall, the February 5 MSNBC Democrat Debate, and the Feb. more »»

Glad to have been a part of community

February 10, 2016 To the editor My wife Cyndi and I, along with our two daughters Hannah and Miriam, were privileged to spend over 11 good years in New Ul. more »»

 
 
 

 

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