Gitmo hard to get rid of
September 16, 2015 About half the detainees still at the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorists pose no threat, the White House insists. more »»
Iran deal details hidden
September 15, 2015 Especially when arms control treaties are involved, the devil really is in the details. There are plenty of them in President Barack Obama’s proposed deal over Iran’s development of nuclear weapons. 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 »»
September 14, 2015 Just four Democrat U.S. senators plan to vote against President Barack Obama’s proposed nuclear weapons deal with Iran. more »»
September 12, 2015 Hermann Fest THUMBS UP: New Ulm’s Hermann Fest is turning into quite a celebration, with its daylong attractions of bands, food and other activities at Hermann Heights and Harman Park, and the... more »»
Remember when we were united?
September 11, 2015 It’s hard to remember, but there was a time in this nation when all Americans were united, when political differences existed but we were all aware that there is so much more that we share, when... 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 »»
Who needs a czar for gov’t footdraggers?
September 10, 2015 Why should it take a new “czar” to force government officials to obey the law in both letter and spirit? And more to the point, why should Americans believe the bureaucrats will do that, just becaus... more »»
Horrors at our borders, too
September 9, 2015 Reports of tens of thousands of people from Syria, Libya and other countries flooding into Europe as they attempt to escape strife at home have been all over the news for several days. more »»
Georgia’s on his mind
September 9, 2015 If you would have asked Pam and me to list the states we would like to visit, Georgia might have been 49th. As you’ve heard, “life happens while you are making other plans. 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 »»
September 8, 2015 Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s frontrunner for the 2016 presidential nomination in large part because of his unfiltered, unvarnished candor. more »»
September 7, 2015 Today we celebrate the value of the working men and women of America, honoring their ingenuity, dedication and productivity. more »»
September 5, 2015 Devoted service THUMBS UP: We hope everyone will join us in giving a big thank you to Shirley Olson, who is retiring after 27 years of working on bloodmobile drives in New Ulm, most of those years... 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 »»
Alaska a good site for eco-scare tour
September 4, 2015 Alaska was an excellent selection for President Barack Obama’s scare campaign on climate change, during which he has warned entire countries could be submerged by rising oceans if global warming i... more »»
City has time to look over e-cigarette rules
September 3, 2015 Some of the same people who seemed delighted that the Brown County Board added e-cigarettes to the county tobacco ordinance back in August seemed impatient Tuesday for the City of New Ulm to pass... more »»
What’s in a name? Or a law?
September 2, 2015 What would William McKinley, who served as president from 1897 until he was assassinated in 1901, think of a chief executive who refused to obey the law of the land? Modern-day Americans can only... more »»