Sales tax extension should not be forgotten in crossfire

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, St. Joseph0 Comments

Half-cent sales tax is a term Minnesotans are familiar with. They might see it occasionally on a city council agenda or read in the newspaper that the type of funding was used for a community project. However, it is not a casual issue by any means. Sales-tax funds help fund growth and development in communities. In some cases, projects would

Graduation, Mother’s Day, make May rock!

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. Joseph0 Comments

Nothing says spring like graduations and Mother’s Day. Both are worthy causes for celebration beyond the arrival of when commencements occur and the second weekend in May arrives. They are such great occasions that when we can combine both, it makes the month of May that much more special. What mother would dispute that one of the best Mother’s Day

Hillary continues to be a trailblazer

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

It’s about time Hillary Clinton is receiving the widespread admiration she always deserved. She is, once again, on the top of the list as the world’s most admired woman. It’s a wonder she was able to endure all that baiting, hounding, heel-nipping and blind hatred aimed at her all through the 1990s when her husband was president. She not only

It’s the gift of time that counts

jon_y51o5q81Column, Opinion, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

I’d like to someday change the common quip, “It’s the thought that counts” to “It’s time that counts.” Mother’s Day is a bittersweet holiday for many, including myself. It was two years ago this weekend I lost my mom. While others are bustling about trying to find the perfect gift for their mothers, I’m just trying to find the strength

STJ Family of the Year-2012

jon_y51o5q81Column, St. Joseph0 Comments

Family of the Year-2012 Father Werner Council 7057 Saint Joseph, Minnesota Marvin and Carol Joan Mastey contributed article The Family of the Year for 2012 exemplifies service to the church and community and is loved and respected by many. The Mastey Family teaches us the value of responsible Christian living. They generously serve each other and others with love that

STJ Knight of the Year-2012

jon_y51o5q81Column, St. Joseph0 Comments

contributed article This year’s Knight of the Year is a member of the Father Werner Council and daily lives out the Knights of Columbus tenets of unity, charity and fraternity. He serves the Church of St. Joseph with passion and gives generously of his time and talents. We are proud of him and are blessed to have him as a