Reader responds to gun violence Editorial and Letter

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Kay Steiner, Sartell You are absolutely right Erin. Someone should have shown benevolence to Cruz when he demonstrated mental disability and anger and put out terror messages. For Pete’s Sake! This person was on medication, his “adoptive” parents were aware, the school knew, the FBI knew and the police knew. You are right! The students needed protection from police, FBI,

Sartell high school student on Parkland shooting

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Erin Stone Senior at Sartell High School This past Valentine’s Day, on Feb. 14, 17 staff and students were brutally named the victims of our country’s latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Although the area is distant from our suburban community, this heartbreaking tragedy affects our families and students here. In the first 46 days of 2018, 21 staff and students across the United

Thank you from the Bechtold family

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Our family was extremely saddened by the sudden loss of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother; Darlene Bechtold. During the past weeks we were showered with love and support from our community. Many of you shared in our grief and helped us begin to heal with your kind deeds and words. Darlene loved this community and we know she was

The diet of Lent

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Sami Nicholson, Sartell Feb. 14 marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. The call to abstain from eating animals is as current as the teaching of evangelical leader Franklin Graham, yet as traditional as the Bible (Genesis 1:29). Methodist founder John

‘Experts’ wrong on global warning

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Bob Grise, St. Joseph From the “experts” who gave us the green energy boondoggles comes the cry to fight global warming. The “experts” were wrong about global cooling. Wrong about a predicted mass starvation. Wrong about resource depletion. The St. Joseph Newsleader opinon page is oh so happy to ignore this record of failed predictions and beat the drum for the

Taxing what hurts us may keep citizens healthier

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Sami Nicholson, Sartell With Congressional Republicans rushing to place a new tax bill on President’s Trump’s desk before Christmas, here comes the respected British publication The Guardian suggesting a new source of tax revenue – meat. Yes, a tax on meat, to beat the health and climate crises. The concept is hardly radical. We already pay taxes on tobacco, alcohol,

Thank you to Sartell residents, businesses

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We want to express our appreciation for a couple of major events brought to Sartell through the time, talent and generosity of our local residents and businesses. The Country Lights Festival holiday lighting around Lake Francis has drawn well over 1,000 people already, and it will continue through Dec. 31. And Liberty Bank Minnesota just organized and hosted a huge