Be proud but responsible

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Throughout the last year, we’ve seen numerous protests against symbols of the United States. There have been criticisms of the flag, the national anthem and against some of the Founding Fathers. Some of these concerns do have merit, but if we’re not careful, even more topics will come under attack. The question that’s even now being proposed is, is it

Nov. 3 St. Joseph people

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Holtz honored for 3 million accident-free miles On Oct. 21, Walmart presented the keys to a beautiful blue Peterbilt to Walmart driver Dean Holtz, who started his career with Walmart on May 10, 1995 and achieved this amazing milestone on April 7, 2017. He has spent his entire career with Walmart at DC 6825 in Menomonie, Wis. Holtz had previously

Nov. 3 St. Joseph public notice

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CITY OF ST. JOSEPH NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONDITIONAL-USE PERMIT The St. Joseph Planning Commission shall conduct a public hearing at 6 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at the St. Joseph City Hall, 75 Callaway St. E. The purpose of the hearing is to consider a Conditional-Use Permit to allow

Tired of life as a rut? Check out ‘Extra Mile’

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Most of us, at one time or another, feel as if we’re in a rut. Some turn to self-help books and/or motivational speakers. Trouble is, motivational speakers are a dime a dozen these days. Yes, some of them are excellent and truly inspiring, but most of them deliver the same old trite, feel-good-warm-fuzzy clichés gussied up in new costumes, bromides

Civil discourse crucial to democracy

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If you don’t believe in civil discourse, you don’t believe in democracy. Several weeks ago, I attended the 2017 Eugene J. McCarthy lecture featuring former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at St. John’s University. The theme for the evening’s conversation was “Conscience and Courage in Public Life,” rare qualities in today’s political culture. While Bush spoke on many topics, including Donald