Paperless option is worth exploration

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

The estimated cost to transition into paper-saving mode by the City of St. Joseph is $2,500. That is about how much money the city would have to spend up front to eventually save on paper and printing costs if it decides to no longer print paper agendas for city-council meetings. While the city’s general-fund budget is about $2.4 million, and

March 15 Sartell

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  Taylor Welle, Sartell, has been accepted to and has chosen to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris. Welle, a 2013 graduate of Becker High School will attend Morris beginning fall 2013. He is the recipient of an achievement scholarship, which is based on academic accomplishments and is renewable up to four years.   Two Sartell students recently graduated from the

March 15 St. Joseph

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Two St. Joseph students have earned the distinction of being named to the fall-semester dean’s list at St. John’s University, Collegeville. They are the following: Benjamin Carlson, son of Michelle and Tom Carlson, a senior environmental studies major; and Spencer Frie, son of Elaine and Roger Frie, a senior music major at SJU. Students must have a semester grade-point average of at

Retreat-like meeting could be good for officials

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Boards and commissions play an important role in cities and townships. They are the partners of city council members in decision-making. And there lies the idea. During a recent meeting of the St. Joseph City Council, Mayor Rick Schultz announced an upcoming meeting or retreat-like gathering for all council members and board and commission members. The meeting is slated for

Motown on Broadway is a great fit for a musical

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I wish someone could have pinched me as I read that Motown, the Detroit record label that helped discover the talents of the Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations and Smokey Robinson, was coming to Broadway in the form of a musical. I couldn’t believe it and then again I could. It will make for a great musical. Decades since