Mayor urges caution for Halloween

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz wants all residents – especially parents – to be aware that Halloween activities pose Covid virus risks to children, according to guidelines released by the National Centers for Disease control. Not advised are trick-or-treat events with large groups, costume parties, haunted houses, hayrides/tractor rides and other large-crowd events. All of those

What is true greatness?

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Amy Bergeron, Sartell GREAT again? Where did we start losing perspective in our thinking about “true” greatness? It wasn’t that long ago when we thought it honorable to consider less of ourselves and more about the common good in our religion and politics.  Minnesota had strong leaders like Hubert Humphrey and Arne Carlson who acted thus. President Kennedy famously stated,

A great mayor

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Kristopher J Ambuehl, former city administrator As the former St. Joseph city administrator, I find myself in a rare position to be able to endorse a candidate in the St. Joseph mayor’s race. I have had the privilege to work with multiple mayors during my career in local government, and I have to say that it was an absolute honor

Elect leaders who respect laws

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Leona Wieland, Sartell President Trump continues to lead rabble-rousing rallies, campaigning as a President has never done before. He incites people to be violent while claiming to be the candidate of “law and order.” The highest law is love. Our country, its government, states and people need no more violence, division or hypocrisy. Why does President Trump think he’s above the

Lewandowski works well with others

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David Hiedeman, Sauk Rapids I have known Alex Lewandowski since he was a student in my first-grade classroom. I have watched him grow up over the years to become the outstanding person he is today. I have also had the privilege of working with him as a coach in youth-sports programs. Through those programs he developed strong leadership skills, effective

Puzzled about abortion rights

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Jim Kuebelbeck, St. Joseph I have a question. I am baffled. I am totally puzzled. Perhaps some reader can enlighten me. How can any moral person affiliate themselves with a political party or candidate whose political platform includes (demands) the right of a woman to freely kill her unborn child if she so chooses. I happen to live in an

Lewandowski is a hard worker

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Dave Stang, Watkins I want to express my support for Alex Lewandowski, candidate for Sartell City Council. As a long-time family friend, I have known Alex since he was young and have found him to be a tremendously hard worker, with a follow-through and dedication to any task he is assigned to do. His attention to detail and his great

End the chaos, begin the healing

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Jean Abercrombie, St. Joseph The current occupant of the White House took out a full-page ad in the New York Times demanding the death penalty be brought back for the five young Black men convicted for assault and rape in Central Park in 1989. Later, he repeatedly accused Barack Obama of not having been born in America. The young men