Barb Nelson, Sartell If the political scene in Minnesota is ever going to change, then a change in the personal makeup of the legislature needs to change. Legislators on both sides feel what they are proposing and enacting is best for the people of Minnesota. Unfortunately, the Republicans believe the following: eliminate health care for thousands by destroying the Affordable Care
Jim Graeve, St. Joseph We in Senate District 13 have a golden opportunity to elect Joe Perske to the Minnesota Senate on Nov. 6. Joe proves his electability by being the former mayor of Sartell and our current county commissioner. These two jobs give him hands-on experience of the needs of our communities. Joe knows how to save a buck. Many
Stearns County will have three locations available for absentee voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Absentee voting starts Friday, Sept. 21. Here are the three locations for absentee voting in person: Stearns County Administration Center Auditor’s Office, Room 148 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Stearns County Service Center West License Center 3301 CR 138, Waite Park
It’s hard to turn down a gift of $6 million. But that’s what happened because Minnesota’s political leaders couldn’t agree on a compromise spending bill. The bill passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature included measures they knew the DFL governor and legislators wouldn’t support. The omnibus spending bill also contained noncontroversial items such as the formal request for Minnesota’s share of
Dennis Molitor Sartell As a long time Sartell resident and as a neighbor of Minnesota Senate candidate Joe Perske, I want to share my deep admiration for him as we all consider our voting decisions, on whom we want to represent us in St. Paul stating next January. Like many concerned citizens, I have always followed the performance of my
St. Stephen’s city government will look the same after the Nov. 6 election. Incumbents filed for the open positions of mayor and the three city council seats. Gene Skaj and Danita Traut filed for re-election to serve four-year terms on the City Council. Stephen J. Trobec, who was appointed Aug. 1, filed for a two-year council term. Jeff D. Blenkush,
Jim Read has walked many miles since last winter and, at least figuratively, it’s mostly been uphill. He’s running as a Democrat for a seat in the state House of Representatives in the deeply red District 13A. He intends to knock on the doors of at least two-thirds of the district’s 13,000 households with registered voters by election day. So
St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz will run unopposed for another two-year term. No other candidates filed for mayor when the filing period closed Aug. 14 for offices that do not have primaries. Three candidates filed for two open seats on the City Council. Incumbents Dale Wick and Anne Buckvold will be joined on the Nov. 6 ballot by Brian Theisen.