Compassion burnout is modern malady

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Did you ever feel as if you are suffocating from compassion burnout? There is too much suffering in the world, and there is nothing – or not much of anything – that any individual, including me, can do about it. Oh, sure, when I’m able to, I contribute some money to this or that good cause. It’s better than doing

Easter hours at MN Street Market

jon_y51o5q81Criers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

The Market will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 8, but will resume regular hours on Monday. Normal hours are as follows: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Have you checked us out? We’re your local food and art co-op offering organic groceries and products. No membership required. Downtown St. Joseph. 320.363.7733.

Gopi wins 4th Bee

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman Fans of the state Geography Bee are still impressed by what amounts to a four-time deja vu. For the fourth time, Gopi Ramanathan of Sartell again competed at the state level last week, and – for the second time – he won it, qualifying him for competition May 22-24 in Washington, D.C. Now an eighth-grader at

Daniels’ painting wins prestigious ‘Best of Show’

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by Dennis Dalman When Taylor Daniels’ mother woke her up from a snooze one day last week, Taylor couldn’t figure out what all the fuss was about and why her mother seemed too excited. Then, rubbing sleep from her eyes, she heard her mother say, “I think you won. Yes, you won!” Her mother was holding an invitation that