by TaLeiza Calloway firstname.lastname@example.org Ashley Irons and Maggie Niebur had talked about all they wanted to do before leaving Tanzania during a service trip. The College of St. Benedict graduates had one goal: to be content with their experience. The students are participants in the Benedictine Women Service Corps., an outreach program of St. Benedict’s Monastery. The program invites CSB
St. Joe is not “small” but is a thriving city, a true hub of growth. I wrote that haiku in celebration of National Poetry Month. That’s the month of April for those who might not be aware of it. National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets, according to www.poets.org. It
Jay O’Donnell, St. Joseph I generally don’t read Dennis Dalman’s column in the St. Joseph Newsleader because they are so blatantly one-sided. I do find a use for his sections of the paper. On cold winter mornings when I need to fire up my wood stove, they work quite well. His column in last week’s edition of the Newsleader, “Death
Let Northstar Link and Northstar Commuter Rail take you out to the ball game. Every Twins home game this season will have bus and rail service. Baseball fans will be able to take the Northstar Link bus from St. Cloud or Becker to Big Lake to catch the Northstar train, which takes them directly to Target Field in Minneapolis. At
As if concern about economic recovery is not enough to worry about, job seekers have something else to add to their list of woes. Not only do those seeking employment have to think about how to get their resume to the top of a pile, but what they should and should not be asked to disclose during a job interview.
Did you ever feel as if you are suffocating from compassion burnout? There is too much suffering in the world, and there is nothing – or not much of anything – that any individual, including me, can do about it. Oh, sure, when I’m able to, I contribute some money to this or that good cause. It’s better than doing
The Market will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 8, but will resume regular hours on Monday. Normal hours are as follows: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Have you checked us out? We’re your local food and art co-op offering organic groceries and products. No membership required. Downtown St. Joseph. www.minnesotastreetmarket.com. 320.363.7733.
As a garden-variety of scams keeps growing like noxious weeds, it’s difficult to understand why so many people fall for them. How can victims be so gullible? However, in some ways, falling victim to a scam is understandable. For one thing, people are constantly being asked for their Social Security numbers. On the one hand, people are told never, ever