Students value service trip experience despite evacuation from Tanzania

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com 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

Poetry is worthy of celebration

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, Opinion, St. JosephLeave a Comment

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

Northstar links St. Cloud to Twins

Christian GilmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

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

Job seekers, take note of illegal questioning

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, Opinion, St. JosephLeave a Comment

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. 

Compassion burnout is modern malady

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

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

Easter hours at MN Street Market

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

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.