They are the true ‘gutless wonders’

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Phil Ringstrom, Sartell This isn’t a game! As I sit and watch the courage of the victims and families of Sandy Hook and the firefighters and first responders of West Texas and the populace of the Boston area, I see true grit and patriotism. None of the civilian base responded with assault weapons or armed themselves to prevent these tragedies.

Obituary DuWayne D. Warzecka, 68, St. Joseph

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DuWayne D. Warzecka, 68 St. Joseph Dec. 23, 1944 – April 18, 2013 DuWayne David Warzecka died peacefully surrounded by his family in his home April 18, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. His funeral was  held April 22 in St. Columbkille Catholic Church, St. Wendel. The Rev. Mark Stang officiated; burial will be at a later date in

April 26 St. Joseph

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE ST. JOSEPH CITY COUNCIL STEARNS COUNTY, MINN. NOTICE is hereby given the City Council of the City of St. Joseph, Minn., will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, in the Council Chambers at the St. Joseph City Hall located at 25 College Ave. N., St. Joseph, MN 56374 to consider the following

April is, indeed, ‘the cruelest month’

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T.S. Eliot began his 1922 poem, The Waste Land, with these words: “April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” Eliot had no idea what a “cruel” April is. He obviously wasn’t a Minnesotan. If he could live here this April, he’d be singing a different

Paperless option is worth exploration

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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 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