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

America is in danger of extinction

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Denis Grossen, Sartell It has been said repeatedly, this November election is the most important ever. What is at stake, however, is the survival of a national structure based on virtues that have been, from the start, unique and different. The Founding Fathers produced a Constitution to empower individuals and give them the unique capability to define, limit and control

Cultural Connections: English classes are back in St. Joseph

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Fasalladii waa soo noqdeen.  Waxay idinku war galinayaan xarumaha (cultural bridges iyo Central MN adult basic education ABE) ee wax barashada dadka waawayn in dib u bixinayaan fasalladii ingrisiga ahaa oo ku yaala St. Joseph. Gugii lasoo dhaafay waxa hakad galay fasalladii luuqada ingrisiga, xanuunka COVID-19 dartiis. Xagaagii oo dhan waxay ardaydu ku qaateen faslladii habka online ka. Fasalladii waa

Oct. 16 St. Joseph people

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Brenny Transportation was recently named a 2020 “Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation” by Redefining the Road magazine, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association. The magazine created the award in 2018 to support an element of WIT’s mission: to promote the accomplishments of companies that are focused on the employment of women in the

Voting is our only weapon

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Joan Schramm, St. Joseph I recently read a book titled “Leadership in Turbulent Times” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Two sentences drew my attention that I would like to share. In 1840 Abraham Lincoln, then a member of the Illinois State Legislature, said, “Such men of ‘towering’ egos, in whom ambition is divorced from the people’s best interests, were not men

3 big challenges: Covid-19, racism, global warming

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Jim Graeve, St. Joseph Dr. Martin Luther King told us “the arc of history bends toward justice.” George Floyd’s murder bent the “arc” in a straight line to our hearts, heads and consciences. It made my stomach turn and I wept. There is much in the media about reparations to our Black brothers and sisters for our more than 400

Cultural Connections: Gellers explain importance of Jewish holy days

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Tani waa kuu muhiim adiga.  Fadlan aqri. Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. ••• by Julia Geller and Mark Geller In Judaism, there are two days that are regarded as the holiest

Qualities for children should apply to candidates

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Leona Wieland, Sartell The primary is past; the general election is next. There was a yard sign a few weeks ago with a message to vote for “Any Qualified Person.” Seeing it reminded me of a program in the elementary curriculum in the 1990s. It was called “Character Counts!” The  Six Pillars of Character are “core ethical values that transcend