An open letter to Archbishop Hebda

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Amy Bergeron, Sartell Dear Archbishop Hebda, I am a lifelong practicing Catholic. It is with a sad heart that I listened to your statement and intention to defy Gov Walz’s executive  Covid-19 restrictions around gatherings, which includes places of worship. I know the St Paul Cathedral is huge, extravagantly beautiful and accommodates thousands. I fear your archbishop chair view, however,

Will life ever be the same?

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Ron Marquette, Sartell Pandemic (Feb-April 2020) They say-A virus called Coronavirus or Covid-19 is running rampant across the US and the world.  They say – This virus is an invisible killer, not discriminating, and is three times as potent as the influenza strand.  They say – We are told to stay home -“shelter in place” to help slow the spread

Covid-19 vs. economy

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Ben Frey, Sartell We hear about it every day. Some believe that the Covid-19 is less severe than the press is making it out to be, and they wish for businesses to reopen and for life to return to “normal.” Others believe that doing so will lead to millions of infected and, many thousand more dead. This is what the

Letter: Gov. Walz, thanks for leading

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Leona Wieland, Sartell Dear Governor, thank you for leading and discerning what’s best for Minnesotans.   Don’t go negative as the challenges are coming in. This pandemic calls for a paradigm shift – that all leaders be enlightened to take stock of what’s wrong with our present systems, from healthcare to living wages, renewable energy jobs to immigration reform. PRO-LIFE

Stop the liberal rhetoric

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Craig R Stowell, Sartell So once again reading the Sartell Newsleader, enjoying the article about the new arena… Interesting note about controlling the growth of Sartell and how to increase the medical Dr’s Park area, then bam like being hit in the face with a baseball bat is the opinion of the master of hate Mr Dalman. I am so

Coronavirus drives switch to plant meat

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. StephenLeave a Comment

Serge Nesbitt, Sartell Massive slaughterhouse closures are driving U.S. consumers to plant-based meat products, as sick workers pay the price. Tyson Foods, JBS USA, and Smithfield Foods, the largest meat processors, have closed 17 plants, devastating rural communities and threatening the nation’s meat supply. Production is already down by 25 percent. In reaction, U.S. sales of plant-based meats surged by