St. Cloud State dropped the ball on sports gender equity

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When St. Cloud State University announced last month it was dropping football, fans, students, athletes and alums debated the wisdom of that move as a strategy to save money and work toward gender equity in sports. Many universities tie their branding to high-profile, successful teams, but the debate over football misses a more important point: the university has failed miserably

Jan. 10 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Jan. 1 8 a.m. Collision. Fourth Avenue and Second Street N.

Jan. 10 Town Criers

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Knights’ free-throw set Saturday, Jan. 18 All girls and boys ages 9-14 in the Sartell/St. Stephen community are invited to the local level of competition for the 2020 Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship. The local competition will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in St. Francis Xavier School, 219 Second St. N. This event is sponsored annually by the Knights of Columbus with winners from the local level advancing to

Jan. 10 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Dec. 17 10:13 p.m. Arrest. Baker Street E. An officer

Thanks for sharing veterans’ profiles

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Rosie Court, St. Joseph Thank you to Tom Klecker, American Legion Post 328 member, who for the past year interviewed veterans and profiled those honorable men and woman in our area who served our country. Your narratives of those veterans shared their personal history, their military service, sometimes painful to describe and other times transforming their lives. It gives us

Jan. 2 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Dec. 25 10:30 p.m. Welfare check. Hi Vue Drive. A caller

After chaos, ‘competent’ looks appealing

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When it’s time for your annual job review at work and your boss rates you “competent” that’s not a time for celebration. A “competent” rating means you won’t be fired, but you probably won’t be getting a raise or promotion either. A competent performance is indeed a low bar…everywhere but in politics where it appears beyond reach. No wonder only