Congregation stands behind Pastor in response to editor

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor0 Comments

Paul E. Peterson, Abounding Joy Lutheran Church president, Sartell Our congregation, Abounding Joy Lutheran Church of Sartell, feels a need to point out some inaccuracies in your editorial of March 9, 2012.  First, you printed Pastor Tom Wright’s “personal e-mail” addressed to your Publisher Janelle and an ad person, Tara, as a letter to the editor. It was a message

School district letter addresses community

Dennis DalmanLetter to the Editor0 Comments

Sartell-St. Stephen Community, The Sartell-St. Stephen School Board and Superintendent Dr. Joe Hill would like to publicly address our community on the topic of communication and transparency with respect to the district decision-making process. There has been contention regarding the decision made by the Board of Education with respect to our school-district calendar and the departure from a full-week spring

Shared beliefs on keeping receipts

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor, Opinion0 Comments

Audrey Hale Alexandria Dennis Dalman, I shared your thoughts in your column about returning defective items – to always keep your receipts. Just wanted to add a few more irritating things even if only minor ones. 1. Upside down tape or backwards on a dispenser – not noticed until home. 2. Gift bows on little cardboard strips almost totally impossible

Client pulls advertising in response to ‘Extremists should stop attacks against women’ editorial

Janelle Von PinnonLetter to the Editor0 Comments

Pastor Tom Wright Abounding Joy Lutheran Church After reading the “Our View” editorial in the Sartell Newsleader today (Feb. 24, 2012) I’ve decided to put on hold any further advertising by our church in the Newsleaders. I am a champion of our constitutional right of free speech. I believe all opinions must be heard in a healthy society.  However, I

Reader chastises Newsleaders for publishing hate-filled letter

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor0 Comments

Christina Majaski Royalton I find it interesting that you would publish a hate-filled letter by Anna Robinson (Newsleader, March 2) but yet you say “inappropriate comments will be deleted.” I write for numerous online and print publications and am deeply offended to read something this ignorant in a publication where I actually live. You should probably reconsider whether you want