Fare for All set Jan. 15 Fare for All’s next distribution will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. Fare for All is a budget-stretching program that allows people to save up to 40 percent off fresh fruits, vegetables and frozen meats. Distribution is once a month. This event is open to
Sex-trafficking is such a vile, disgusting, vicious crime it is difficult to fathom – difficult to imagine so many “ordinary” folks could possibly do such a crime, and those “ordinary” folks are not only pimps but the “johns” (mainly married men) who pay for sex, often with under-aged girls or boys. Very often, sex-trafficking and drug-trafficking are inseparably connected, which
When they concocted the tax bill, Republicans were wearing rose-tinted glasses in dimly-lit, locked rooms in Washington, D.C. (aka “The Swamp.”) Should we be celebrating this “legislative triumph?” Whoa! Not so fast. We don’t even know if the deal will improve anything except for more money circulating in the rarified world of the already-rich, the politicians’ “donor class” for which
I can’t believe it. Once again we are in a new year; 365 days have unfortunately gone by so fast. Now is the time I have to transition to writing 2018 as the date on papers and documents, even when I was just getting used to switching to 2017 from 2016. Christmas is over, to return in another year that
Winter market to be held Saturday The Sartell Winter Market will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 and Feb. 3 at Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road. Some of the many items you will find include the following: eggs, beef, chicken, vegetables from storage, canned goods, baked treats, breads and many craft items. Come start show your
Country Manor staff surprise 105 nursing home residents with unexpected gifts for Christmas It can be hard to get in the Christmas spirit when you’re away from your loved ones during the holidays.But the staff at Country Manor Nursing Home made sure its residents felt extra special during this holiday season.
Clean energy is not only the wave of the future, it has become a job-booster across the nation and especially right here in Minnesota. According to Clean Energy Economy Minnesota, the state gained 2,892 jobs related to clean energy last year, a growth rate almost four times faster than the rest of the economy. The clean-energy sector now employs 57,000
(Editor’s note: Several readers have asked me if I would republish this column in time for Christmas. It was originally published Dec. 7, 2000.) Those ceramic Christmas villages are nostalgic wonders, but do be careful. I was always buying those village pieces for other people as presents. This year, I decided to buy one for myself. I bought five buildings: