Construction now means smoother travel later

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Color trends rotate in waves. They are often repetitive. One year it’s all about black-and=white combinations. Another it can be adding shades of pink to add pops of color. Well, if brown is the new black in the fashion world this season, then orange is the color of the summer. Not just any orange, but construction-cone orange. It can be

Get to know your downtown

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, St. JosephLeave a Comment

A city’s downtown can say a lot about a community. For some cities, it’s the first thing one thinks of at the mention of a particular city’s name. Research and planning for a downtown is a continuous process. A blueprint for St. Joseph’s downtown is something city officials have been working on for some time. It continues to take shape

Some cameras allowed for pilot project

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Judge Ann L. Carrott We frequently see courtroom scenes depicted in the media, whether it is in the movies or television dramas. Sometimes actual courtroom proceedings are broadcast on news programs. However, not all states allow video or audio recordings of courtroom proceedings. Historically in Minnesota, neither cameras nor recording devices have been permitted in courtrooms, except for equipment used

Let’s hope ‘cloud machine’ gets fixed

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

Hunter Dubbin, who is only 7 years old, can’t wait until the Verso paper mill opens again. He has noticed there are less clouds in the sky since the explosion at the mill. Hunter, the son of Al and Linda Dubbin, lives on the outskirts of Holdingford. He is one of the four grandchildren of my good neighbors, Richard and

Everyone benefits from organized labor

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

Timothy B. Simpson, Sartell After reading Ron Scarbo’s most recent column, I feel compelled to respond to his attack on organized labor. Ron may never have been a dues-paying member of a union, however, he and every working person in the United States has benefited from the efforts of organized labor. I generally attribute attitudes such as his to either