City leaves area human rights commission

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Members of the St. Joseph City Council voted 4-1 to leave the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Commission. Council member Renee Symanietz voted against the move to discontinue membership. The commission was created to supervise the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Office. The office opened in September 2010 and provides outreach, education and intake functions for St. Cloud-area residents. St.

Fellowship awarded to local business employee

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Dr. Ragna Godtland of PineCone Vision Center was recently accepted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). Fellowship candidates complete rigorous coursework and are evaluated on the highest standards of professional competence. Godtland’s fellowship status makes PineCone Vision Center the only center in the area with all fellowship trained doctors. Fellows of the Academy are committed to

Black Friday shows true dedication to saving money

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The anticipation leading up to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, grows weeks before the holiday even arrives. We are bombarded with advertising and enticed by coupons to bring us into stores and spend money. To some, it’s a day where businesses show just how greedy they are for business. In fact, this one day can produce just enough money

New website is big improvement for city

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A city’s website is a means of communication with its residents and potential visitors. It’s a glimpse into the personality of a city and its operations. It helps make a first impression. Well, St. Joseph’s just got better. The city’s new website is a big improvement in communication and accessibility. Speed and efficiency are just two of the areas residents