Emergency food shelf drive set Sept. 13

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4th annual St. Joseph Community Food Shelf Drive 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 13  The Food Shelf Board & Volunteers Food: “any substance – taken in – to enable (something) to live and grow. Anything that nourishes.” Nourish: “to provide with substances that are necessary to live and grow.” – Webster’s New World Dictionary Most of you residents reading this promotional

At long last, Pinecone improvements in sight

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It’s good to know improvements will start in 2015 for Sartell’s extremely busy Pinecone Road corridor. At its last meeting, the Sartell City Council approved an engineering study that will determine precisely the best kinds of improvements to make – and where. Such improvements cannot come soon enough, as any motorist or pedestrian would likely agree. Even just five years

Emergency food shelf drive set Sept. 13 for those in need

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St. Joseph Food Shelf Board Citizens of St. Joseph Community – the Community Food Shelf Board respectfully asks for your cooperation in replenishing the shelves. The shelves are literally empty. For any number of reasons, donations have diminished dramatically. The need for food items has not diminished in spite of news the economy is turning around. There are obvious logistical

Robin Williams was his own great gift to this world

Dennis DalmanEditorial, Opinion0 Comments

What an awful feeling it is to lose Robin Williams. More than any comedian-actor in the past few decades, Williams had become an ongoing part of everyone’s lives. Who in the entire world has not seen and enjoyed one or more of his many classic films? It is such a memorable list: The World According to Garp, Good Morning Vietnam,

Tighten screws until Putin sags, falls

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Finally, European nations have joined the United States in ratcheting up economic sanctions against Russia. They had been wavering, cowardly, because they are largely dependent on natural gas they get from Russia. What changed their minds? Maybe it was the awful reality of a plane blown up in mid-flight and 298 human beings, including 40 children, falling six miles down