Stepping down from watering duties
October 4, 2015 To the editor: In 2002 there were substantial financial cuts to the city budget for the following years programing. The Chamber was asked to pay the $10,000+, cost of flower watering. more »»
Bike rules and user fees
October 3, 2015 To the editor: When was the last time you had someone on a bicycle fail to stop at a stop sign in front of you, or came upon a small group of bicycle riders on a city street or a county road riding... more »»
Medical care for babies
October 3, 2015 To the editor: The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill which would require medical treatment for babies who survive an abortion. more »»
Calling all Goosetowners
September 30, 2015 To the editor: I would like to invite all Goosetowners to walk in the German-American Parade. We will meet at the Glockenspiel at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 3. The parade will start at 11 a.. more »»
Roundabout not a cure-all
September 26, 2015 To the editor: I was surprised to read in a recent issue of The Journal that a roundabout is being considered for the intersection of MN 4 and CR 2. more »»
Why not support Born-Alive legislation?
September 26, 2015 To the editor: Congressman Tim Walz was one of 177 Democrats who recently voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act which “amends the federal criminai code to require any health... more »»
New Walk! Bike! Fun! curriculum
September 25, 2015 To the editor: On Sept. 22, 13 teachers from around the area got together in New Ulm to learn a new physical education curriculum to use in their classrooms. more »»
Striped gopher population explosion
September 24, 2015 To the editor: As in other cities in Minnesota, ours has begun to limit the number of animals a person can have on their property in town. How many horses-dogs-cats-rabbits etc. more »»
Where Is the science?
September 20, 2015 To the editor: A lot of fanfare has been done on the buffer zones. The real problem is there is no science behind it. more »»
Get the facts on high school project
September 19, 2015 To the editor: It seems like ever since the District 88 referendum passed to build a new high school here in New Ulm, every month there is another “rumor” about problems with the project. more »»
Kudos for the Lions Fly-In Breakfast
September 19, 2015 To the editor: Five stars to the New Ulm Lions Club for one of the biggest and best fly-ins. Great weather and great support from the citiznes of New Ulm and surrounding area. This was overwhelming. more »»
Thanks, Hermann Fest organizers
September 15, 2015 To the editor: I would like to take time to thank the Herman Monument Society for once again putting on a truly fantastic event for our community. more »»
The Earth is telling us to cool it
September 11, 2015 To the editor: The October 2015 issue of Astronomy Magazine has a very informative article by Jeff Hester on the way our atmosphere keeps Earth from becoming too cold by using carbon dioxide, water... more »»
Freedom of religion protected?
September 9, 2015 To the editor: If memory serves me correctly, at the time of the Supreme Court Ruling on gay marriage one of the Supreme Court justices was quoted as saying, “There is no way this decision should... more »»
Beware of scams
September 5, 2015 To the editor: Beware of the scams. If you have to pay a fee (to collect lottery winnings or a prize) it is a sam. A legitimate lottery will not request any money or fee. more »»
September 2, 2015 To the editor: I read the article about the Kiesling House the other day. They’re putting new shingles on and insulating the attic. Joe Hoffman said that each shingle was being nailed on by hand. more »»
We all need good roads
August 30, 2015 To the editor: As the discussion and subsequent decisions currently underway are in the news, I would like to offer my observations after a lifetime of study and involvement in contentious... more »»
Lion kills guide — anyone interested?
August 28, 2015 To the editor: I see in The Journal a female guide was killed by a male lion in Zimbabwe. Is anyone excited, besides her family? As I have mentioned before, everyone has priorities. more »»
Have you seen our cat?
August 19, 2015 To the editor: On Aug. 11, a screen broke and our cat, Rainbow, got outside. We cannot find him. Five-year-old Adelyn is heartbroken. She wishes Rainbow would come back. more »»