Please, bishop, keep your promise

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Lois Maciej, Little Falls An arsonist set fire and caused considerable damage to the magnificent St. Mary’s Church in Melrose March 11, 2016.  Thankfully, about 90 firefighters bravely extinguished the fire, removing sacred relics to rebuild the interior. The day after the fire, Bishop Donald Kettler told The Visitor newspaper, “We’re all family and we’re sharing the hurt and the

Lions, community go above and beyond

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Kelly Orndorff, Sartell (This letter was written by Kelly Orndorff, a Sartell resident who was left blind after an operation for a massive brain tumor right after graduating from college. In the letter, she is referring to a recent benefit and vision/blindness/cancer event in Orndorff’s honor at the Blue Line Sports Bar & Grill in Sartell.) This thank you goes

Shutting down the meat industry

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Sami Nicholson, Sartell This past Sunday, animal rights activists shut down the 146-year-old Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus after years of effectively exposing them for animal abuse. Can the meat and dairy industry be far behind? The shift toward plant-based eating is everywhere. Fast-food chains like Chipotle, Quiznos, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell, and Wendy’s offer plant-based options. Parade, Better Homes and Gardens and

Resident protests water shut-off policy

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Jeffrey Williams, St. Joseph The City of St. Joseph has been disconnecting citizens’ water unconstitutionally without due process, using City Ordinance 401.12 to do so. This ordinance states the city can “discontinue service of any or all customers of the water system without notice.” I’m defending the citizens of St. Joseph’s rights to due process. U.S. Constitutional Amendment 5 states