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It’s not easy being religious

May 20, 2015 It had rained a spot on Saturday, enough to chase me and my planter in from the field. Now on Sunday morning, I was walking up the steps at St. Mary’s in Sleepy Eye for Mass. more »»

 
 
 
Moms just want some communication

May 6, 2015 My two sons don’t communicate very often, and I whine about it to my family. So much, apparently, that when a niece found out she’s expecting a baby boy her response was “Oh, no. more »»

Eagle Update

May 6, 2015 I would like to congratulate all of the employees and organizations that were honored or recognized at our annual employee banquet last wee. more »»

Hwy. 14 improvements don’t require gax tax increases

April 29, 2015 Expanding Highway 14 has been a topic of discussion since I declared my candidacy in 2008, and the community had been lobbying for improvements decades prior to my interest in public offic. more »»

A losing battle for 40 years

April 21, 2015 The other day as I was having a moment with some honey roasted peanuts, I had a depressing thought. I have been trying to lose weight for 40 years. Forty. Years. more »»

Protect kids with immunizations

April 19, 2015 National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger. more »»

Love and marriage

April 8, 2015 A couple of weeks ago, brother Dale came in the yard with the news that Lucille Christensen had passed away. I jumped to The Journal app on my smart phone to check the obit. more »»

Eagle Update

April 1, 2015 We have turned the calendar to April; warmer weather, singing birds, athletic events, and getting kids outside await us. We continue to remain very busy at New Ulm Public Schools. more »»

Time for gazing at the sky

March 25, 2015 Spring came on suddenly this year. Sometimes the birth of new season comes after a long, excruciating labor for Mother Earth. We wonder whether it will ever arriv. more »»

Eagle Update

March 17, 2015 There are many great things happening at Jefferson Elementary. Our students continue to strive to do their very best with all parts of our school experience. more »»

Still feeling the loss a year later

March 7, 2015 It was a year ago today that four young men were killed on an icy Highway 14 west of Sleepy Eye. In the days immediately following the tragedy impromptu memorials appeared outside the schools in town. more »»

Farm policy explained(?)

February 25, 2015 By Randy Krzmarzick As a farmer/business owner, I want to speak with you other business owners. more »»

District 88 Food Service

February 14, 2015 I would like to introduce myself. I am the new Director of Dinning Services for the New Ulm Public Schools. I have been a Food Service Director for over 20 years. more »»

The threat of inequality

February 11, 2015 I spent a weekend with friends in Minneapolis. We were staying near Loring Park, a few blocks from the Basilica, a generally upscale neighborhoo. more »»

Let’s focus on sustained, strategic funding for transportation needs

January 28, 2015 We agree with Gov. Mark Dayton: Let’s get real about transportation. Minnesotans demand safe and efficient movement of people and goods. more »»

An appeal to younger readers?

January 28, 2015 I like to be honest with my readers: the few, the proud, and the brave. I was recently contacted by the Journal’s Mysterious Upper Management (henceforth referred to as “MUM”). The news isn’t good. more »»

Character Counts at Washington Elementary

January 27, 2015 While Washington Elementary has always worked to create a welcoming and positive atmosphere for students, this year might be better than previous years thanks to a renewed focus on Character Coun. more »»

Catholic Schools Week

January 25, 2015 New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) is celebrating Catholic Schools Week (CSW) Jan. 25 through Jan. 31. more »»

You collect a lot of regrets in life

January 14, 2015 I picked up my phone and saw I had a text and a voicemail from Dean Brinkman. Dean is one of my baseball buddies, and I figured this had to be big Twins news. more »»

Looking ahead to 2015

January 11, 2015 2014 was a positive year for New Ulm Medical Center despite all of the change occurring across the health care industry. more »»

One little word packs a punch

December 31, 2014 We Catholics say the word “amen” a lot. I tried to keep track of the amens during a recent Mass. I came up with 20, give or take. more »»

 
 
 

 

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