Obama will settle for Carter in Defense
December 9, 2014 What if a key, prestigious position in the federal government was open — but the president was having trouble finding someone interested in filling it? That would — or should — send a message to the... more »»
Pearl Harbor remembrance
December 7, 2014 Seventy-three years ago, on a Sunday morning like this one, America’s sense of security was shattered when the Japanese military carried out a surprise air strike on the U.S. more »»
December 6, 2014 Business of the Year THUMBS UP: Earlier this week the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce saluted M.R. Paving as its Business of the Year. M.R. Paving is very deserving of the honor. more »»
Hostility or anger?
December 6, 2014 To the editor: I read Tuesdays edition of The Journal’s Letter To The Editor entitled “Easier to Name-call than other solution. more »»
Surplus no reason to go wild on spending
December 5, 2014 Minnesota’s latest state revenue forecast on Thursday had encouraging news for Governor Mark Dayton and legislators who will be writing up a new budget when the Legislature convenes in January. more »»
December 4, 2014 As the Brown County and New Ulm budgets approach approval, it is apparent that real measures are being made to hold down spending. more »»
What is Community Education?
December 4, 2014 Community Education is a program that connects local citizens and resources through community engagement and collaborative partnerships to improve our schools and the community as a whole. more »»
A child in the military
December 3, 2014 On a fall day, some friends were over picking apples for cider pressing. It was an amazing apple year; if apples were corn we would have grown 500 bushels an acre. more »»
December 3, 2014 To the editor: This week, on Thursday, Dec. 4, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) will vote on whether or not to pass their proposed “transgender student athlete policy. more »»
Thank you and correction
December 3, 2014 To the editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the 200 plus volunteers who made the 2014 Community Friends Thanksgiving Dinner a huge success. more »»
Let the pros run the armed forces
December 2, 2014 As leaks from the Pentagon grow in the wake of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's decision to step down, it becomes apparent part of the problem has been White House micromanaging of the military. more »»
Michael Brown’s actions
December 2, 2014 To the editor: Has anyone stopped to think: If 18 year old Michael Brown would have moved to the sidewalk when asked by police, odds are that no one would have died, there would be no need for riots... more »»
November 29, 2014 Community dinner THUMBS UP: The New Ulm Community Thanksgiving Dinner served up over 1,000 meals on Thursday, a labor of love by the New Ulm Community Friends organization, for anyone who wants to... more »»
Activist or terrorist?
November 29, 2014 To the editor: Did you listen to President Obama after the decision of the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. on Monday night Nov. 24 during the rioting? I did. He said “this country is a nation of laws”. more »»