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

CORRECTION to Editor’s response

Dennis DalmanOpinion0 Comments

In reply to the letter to the  editor from Paul E. Peterson: Yes, in writing his editorial, Dennis Dalman did believe Pastor Tom Wright was still affiliated with Celebration Lutheran Church. Although Wright did not state in his printed comment he was withdrawing his ad because he disagrees with Dalman’s opinions, he has stated several times in the past to

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

Planning a trip to Mayo? Please be careful

Dennis DalmanColumn0 Comments

Please beware of the intersection of Hwy. 52 and County Road 9, which is 30 miles north of Rochester and nine miles south of Cannon Falls. “Why?” you may ask. “Why worry about an intersection in faraway Goodhue County?” The answer is because, especially at my age, I am aware of numerous friends and acquaintances in the central Minnesota area

Support city boards and commissions

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, Opinion0 Comments

Daily activities can consume our time. There are truly not enough hours in one day – even though we all get 24. Whether it’s going to work, going to school or caring for aging relatives, time is precious. It can also be scarce. With this in mind, it is important to consider the hundreds of people who find or make