Reader says, characters in Trump’s circle constitute ‘mob’

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Kent Nelson, Sartell In his latest book, A Higher Loyalty, Truth, Lies and Leadership, James Comey in one of his accusations says Trump acts like a mob boss. Trump in his usual eloquent, lucid, presidential and mob-like manner calls Comey a liar, leakier, slippery James, not smart and says he should be locked up –kind of like crooked Hillary –

Township resident says annexation doesn’t make sense

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Len Bechtold, St. Joseph The city of St Joseph has notified the township it intends to annex all of the property in the Orderly Annexation Area. At meetings on May 25, 2017, attended by approximately 50 people; a meeting on Jan 25, 2018, attended by approximately 100 people; and a meeting on Feb. 15, 2018 attended by approximately 75 people, all

Reader believes President Trump’s Twitter account is threatening our democracy

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Amy Braig-Lindstrom, St. Joseph Hey Twitter, Enough is enough! The @realdonaldtrump account should have been left behind with civilian life. Instead, it is the single biggest threat against our already obviously fragile democracy. Join me in demanding Twitter enforce its sanctions for violating the rules in its terms and agreements for abusive behavior. Twitterʼs rules and policies state, “…we prohibit

Why St. Joseph resident believes annexation is not the answer

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Len Bechtold, St. Joseph In December 2017, the city of St. Joseph notified St Joseph Township of the intent to annex all of the property located within the Orderly Annexation Agreement area. This area includes all the property in St. Joseph Township lying north of the Sauk River and north of I-94, an area of several thousand acres. At the March

Sartell resident urges legislators to stick to ‘founding principles’

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Margaret Starry, Sartell Are senators Jim Abler, Carla Nelson and Jerry Relph, along with House members Nels Pierson and Tama Theis trying to buy votes with an $18-million Somali Pilot Grant Program? Minnesota has more than 100 Legacy Funds that have been marked for Somali-only specific projects since 2010. The amount in other state and federal grants has yet to be