Letter: Gov. Walz, thanks for leading

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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

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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

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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

School board thanks community for serving Sartell-St. Stephen students

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Jeremy Snoberger, Jason Nies, Patrick Marushin, Lesa Kramer, Pam Raden and Amanda Byrd – Sartell-St. Stephen school board members We wanted to take a moment to thank all of our teachers, staff and administration in the Sartell-St Stephen school district for the amazing way they have stepped up to serve our students and community in this difficult and unprecedented time.

Democrats’ claims are hoaxes

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Bob Grise, St. Joseph Dennis Dalman’s recent column reminds us that all the Democrats have for 2020 are hoaxes, hyperbole and hysteria and the same type of ideas that ground our economy to a near halt under Obama. After reading Dalman’s 13 points, I wondered if he had heard the news Trump didn’t collude with “The Russians.”  Mr. Dalman, the

An open letter to chief justice, senators

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Leona Wieland, Sartell The statement needed for decorum in the Senate Chambers was noted.  How about holding responsible those who tell lies? Repeating the lie about WMD got us into war with Iraq in 2003. The costs in money and lives are reprehensible: $1.1 trillion, 4,000 American and 200,000 civilian lives. Do not allow lies to continue today. Specifically, I