Bill Galarneault Sartell With the publicity of other elections to be voted on this year, one may overlook the very important election of school board members taking place. In the race for the two-year seat on the board of the Sartell-St. Stephen School District, I urge you to vote for Michelle Meyer. Michelle has the experience necessary to competently represent
Roger Weyer Sartell I am writing to encourage the residents of the Sartell-St. Stephen School District to vote for Michelle Meyer for the two-year term on the school board. I worked with Michelle as a colleague on the school board from 2000-2008. Michelle was an outstanding board member and leader who always had the education of the students as her
Lewis Neuman Jr. Retired I’ve watched both political conventions beginning to end on C-Span network. While both parties put on a good show, it was the Democrats who showed me they were far better prepared at presenting what they attempted to communicate to us and did it well. The Republican Party used some outlandish claims in attempting to bring their
Mayor Schultz is helping homeowners St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz should be commended for organizing a group of citizens to review the city’s current residential rental ordinance. This may sound like just another meeting, but if you’re a homeowner in the city, you’ll want to pay attention. That’s because the city’s current ordinance does not allow homeowners in St.
Bradley Wolfe Sartell At a time when our country needs jobs, there is no better candidate for U.S. Congress in the 6th District than Jim Graves. He has proven his ability to create jobs by successfully creating and running a hotel business for many years. Also, the jobs he has created have been good ones – even the hotel-workers’ union
Marty Palmersheim In the political world, there will always be conflicting views; there will always lynh mobs left and lynch mobs right, but the resolve will be the same. We want to do hangin’” of the “baduns. Here, we’re talking about “dem damn Democrats” or “dem damn Republicans,” but it seems, as of late, the leader of the lynch mobs are “dem
Joyce Gelle Sartell Hurrah of our mayor, Joe Perske. He is listening to over 70 percent of the voters in Sartell and their desire for a community center. Smaller towns than ours have them, like Monticello. So can we. I remember many years ago when more than 90 percent of voters came out during stormy weather and 66 percent of
By Rep. Michele Bachmann The Verso Paper Mill has been a fixture in Sartell for more than one 100 years. Chances are you know somebody who worked there – a grandparent, a parent, a sibling or a friend. When the plant closed last week, it was heartbreaking for the entire community. Ever since the tragic fire on Memorial Day, my