Sartell-St. Stephen school district’s voters will get a second chance on Nov. 5 to approve an operating levy that would raise $1.7 million a year for 10 years. A year ago, voters defeated a similar measure, forcing school leaders to cut $1.3 million from this year’s school budget. District voters should approve the levy this year. The money is needed
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The World Series, football games, the beginning of hockey season and cool, crisp, sunny days. Lots to look forward to in the fall. As I enter my second year in the Medicare world, there’s one more routine that comes with the flip of the calendar. That’s the open enrollment for additional health insurance to cover costs that Medicare doesn’t cover.
Jake Omann, Sartell The upcoming school district levy is a pivotal event for the Sartell-St. Stephen community, one that comes with its fair share of misperceptions and contentious feelings. I think it’s beneficial to fully understand and appreciate not only the numbers involved with this levy, but also the overarching implications and purpose behind it. First, the numbers – the
Sending and receiving mail is something that all of us have done throughout our lives. I remember being taught in school all of the essential steps. We would write the mailing address in the center of the envelope, the return address in the top left corner and finally affix a stamp in the top right corner before it was ready
Gopi Ramanathan, Sartell High School class of 2016, Ithaca, New York In 2016 – when I was a senior at Sartell High School – I was part of the campaign to pass the original bond that aided in building the new Sartell High School and renovating other existing district buildings. At that time, I was also separately involved with the Sartell-St.
Jonah Nebosis, Sartell As a former Sartell graduate, I ask that you vote yes on the upcoming Nov. 5 levy. I am currently a senior at St. John’s, and education has played a big role in my life and will continue to do so as I begin my career path. Going from high school to college was a big transition in
Back in 1975, Minnesota was the first state to enact a Clean Indoor Air Act. Although the act did not eliminate smoking in public settings, it did require the creation of “Smoking Permitted” and “No Smoking Areas,” it was still a groundbreaking law at the time. Thirty years later, the Freedom to Breathe Act banned smoking in indoor public spaces