Band members connected by more than notes

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More than musical notes connected 54 St. Cloud Municipal Band members, family and friends during a 10-day trip to Europe last week. The band played three concerts, starting in St. Cloud’s sister city of Spalt, Germany. The trip continued through Lichtenstein and Austria to Zermatt, Switzerland, and then north to Colmar, France, before a stop in Ulm, Germany, on the

Reader says Klein column ‘my sentiments exactly’

Janelle Von PinnonLetter to the Editor, Opinion, Print Editions, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Rich Schwegel, St. Joseph Thank you for the excellent editorial on Chief Joel Klein. Those were my feelings exactly.  For the past few years, I worked closely with Joel to assure the safety and security of the thousands of people who attend the Joetown Rocks celebration. He was always ready to help, professional and easy to work with.  It’s sad

Reader says Newsleader showed courage standing up for Klein

Janelle Von PinnonLetter to the Editor, Opinion, Print Editions, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Hannah Hale, office manager, St. Joseph Family Chiropractic I just wanted to let you know that I really appreciated your article about Chief Joel Klein (in the June 15 edition). It takes courage to write such a statement in a time when someone’s credibility is being questioned, with very little detail given about why. I’m glad that you wrote what you

Reader thanks Newsleader for heartfelt Klein column

Janelle Von PinnonLetter to the Editor, Opinion, Print Editions, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Rose Janssen, St. Joseph After reading your column today I just want to say thanks, Janelle, for the heartfelt editorial regarding (Police Chief) Joel (Klein).  I have always had nothing but great interaction with him and nothing but respect for him. Your connecting his words and his fate are sadly so true. We will probably never know but in my

Reader appeals to bullies in park to change their ways

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Steve Zaczkowski, Sartell I have so far raised, and sent out into the world, three of seven children from Sartell. I have always been proud of the proactive stance on bullying that our school system has taken. So it was with a large grain of salt that I listened to my younger children telling me about particular groups of “mean kids

Sartell resident asks all to join Out-of-Darkness Walk on Sept. 29

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Meredith Rogers, Sartell Out-of-Darkness chairperson Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in this country. It touches millions of lives — people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds — but the research is clear: suicide is preventable, and the more people who stand up for suicide prevention and mental health, the more lives we can save. If you’ve lost someone