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.

Ten-year-old steps in as lead drummer for show

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway When drummer Jeff Vee had to leave town shortly before a CD-release event for songwriter Adam Hammer, Hammer didn’t have far to look for a replacement. Ten-year-old Bennett Velline, the nephew of Jeff Vee and grandson of rock legend Bobby Vee, came to the rescue. He went from being expected to play 12 bars of drums

Expansion helps St. Joseph Meat Market clinch seven state awards

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway Seven gold plaques have been added to the wall above the service counter at the St. Joseph Meat Market. Last year, only one plaque was added to the  wall, but the wall is now running out of space to hold the business’s many state and national honors. The St. Joseph Meat Market won seven awards this

Spring’s arrival is celebrated with open house

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway As if the smell of fresh flowers is not enough to greet customers at Floral Arts in St. Joseph, there was the added aroma of wood-fire-baked artisan bread luring visitors during a recent open house event at the business. Floral Arts hosted its first open house with the theme, “Welcome Spring,” as part of an effort

St. John’s wrestlers congratulated with lunch from fan

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway One of the first things Scott Wierschem will tell you up front is that he likes wrestling. The second is that he is St. John’s University’s wrestling team’s biggest fan. His love for the team has nothing to do with the fact his nephew, Chad Henle, is a member. As a former champion wrestler himself, the

McGoldrick enters Sixth District race

Christian GilmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Seeks DFL endorsement to defeat Michele Bachmann in November There are millions of reasons why Brian McGoldrick shouldn’t run against Michele Bachmann, but even more reasons why he is. And why he’ll win. Successful businessman and Democrat Brian McGoldrick recently announced he is seeking the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsement to run for the U.S. House of Representatives this November, on behalf