Vote yes for school levy

Mike KnaakElection 2018, Letter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. Stephen0 Comments

Chris Stanley, Sartell This year, the Sartell-St. Stephen School District is asking our community to support its plan to operate, educate and innovate. Educate It’s important to support our educators’ efforts to prepare students for life beyond the classroom. Voting yes helps maintain class sizes, provides personalized learning and expands programs vital to student success. As our community grows, it’s

Fitzthum is well-rounded mayor candidate

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Brandon Testa, Nikki Sweeter, Jason Mathiasen, Scott Widor, Sonja Babich, Sonia Nordmann, Brandon Johnson, Bill Worzala, Stuart Swenson, Mark Guggenberger, Jon Erickson. Sartell It is our immense pleasure to endorse Ryan Fitzthum for mayor of Sartell. As a hometown guy, Ryan has stayed incredibly involved in our community, including being on the city council, planning and zoning commission, joint planning

Howe will defend true conservative values

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Tom Jonas, Cold Spring Joe Perske is running for state senate in District 13. I had a chance encounter with Joe recently. I told him as a life-long Republican, I intended to vote for Jeff Howe. Joe proceeded to express his disdain for party affiliation and said he was independent-minded, a consummate politician. After all he’s been “running” most of

Replace meat, dairy products with vegetables, fruits, grains

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Sami Nicholson, Sartell Right on the heels of utter devastation wrought by hurricanes Florence and Michael, comes an alarming report in the prestigious journal Nature that mitigation of global climate change will require a massive switch to plant-based eating.  The report concludes that global warming threatens the world’s very food supply, in addition to generating scorching heat, raging wildfires, devastating