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The Iran deal

December 1, 2013 A substantial number of members of Congress, along with several other countries that have been longstanding allies of the U.S. more »»

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

November 30, 2013 Christmas season THUMBS UP: We must say, New Ulm does do Christmas kickoffs well. more »»

Mayor Beussman following orders

November 30, 2013 To the editor: I see Mayor Beussman (“LGA increase easing burden on cities,” Nov. more »»

Congress can’t cut

November 29, 2013 Among the many upsetting aspects of federal spending negotiations going on in Washington is a comparison of budget cuts in dispute to those agreed upon with little controversy. U.S. Sen. more »»

Many reasons to give thanks

November 27, 2013 Thanksgiving may be a national holiday, but it is an intensely personal one as well. more »»

Weeds: Why do we stay here?

November 27, 2013 You know it's coming. more »»

Celebrate Thanksgiving first

November 26, 2013 The old question about which came first, the chicken or the egg, could be applied to the earlier starting hours for the holiday shopping season. more »»

Eagle Update: Conference change

November 26, 2013 This past week the school board approved a resolution to leave the South Central Conference and join the new Big South Conference. All of the South Central Conference Schools have made this choi. more »»

What does filibuster rule mean outside of Washington?

November 24, 2013 Senate Democrats voted this week to change the rules for closing a filibuster, creating a collective “Harrumph!” from Republicans so large that it threatened to knock over the Washington Monument... more »»

Iran deal just a beginning

November 24, 2013 To be sure, getting Iran to agree to any kind of nuclear pact, if only a six-month pause while talks continue on a permanent pact that would prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, is a... more »»

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

November 23, 2013 That Christmas look THUMBS UP: Next week city crews will be stringing garlands of evergreen branches across Minnesota Street. more »»

LGA increase easing burden on cities

November 23, 2013 To the editor: As the city of New Ulm refines its budget for 2014, the task is made much easier because of the actions taken by Governor Dayton and the legislature during the 2013 legislative session. more »»

A chance to help the Philippines

November 23, 2013 To the editor: An opportunity is at hand for many to become winners. more »»

A day to remember

November 22, 2013 Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The horror of a U.S. more »»

The murder of JFK: The survey says...

November 22, 2013 Last Tuesday, a crowd of over 60 New Ulmers (and a few out-of-towners) gathered to listen to my talk on the Kennedy assassination at the New Ulm Librar. more »»

Renew ban on plastic guns

November 21, 2013 Ever since Jules Verne wrote about trips to the moon and submarines that could travel 20,000 leagues under the sea, science fiction has developed a history of becoming science fact. more »»

Great American Smokeout

November 21, 2013 To the editor: Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the Great American Smoke Out. more »»

Time to stop smoking

November 20, 2013 The Brown County Board talked about banning e-cigarettes this week but decided to wait until someone actually determines whether they are a health risk to smokers and to other. more »»

Time to review sex offender program

November 19, 2013 Minnesota, like many other states, has a program that commits dangerous sexual predators, those most likely to offend again, to a state treatment program for sex offenders once their prison terms... more »»

‘Made in China’ taking over

November 19, 2013 To the editor: Early this year I bought a set of combination wrenches, and as I removed it from the display rack, I noticed something different about the package wording of the next set. more »»

 
 

 

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