Voting Rights Act must never be nixed

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Antonin Scalia should do the country a favor and resign from his lifelong job as U.S. Supreme Court justice. Recently, Scalia described the 1965 Voting Rights Act as a “continuation of racial entitlement.” It is possible that the conservative-majority Supreme Court could overturn that historic act, one of the seminal forces for civil rights in this nation. Any court official

March 8 Sartell

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Feb. 18     12:47 a.m. Dog complaint. Lowell Lane. A complaint was made regarding two dogs that were left in a parked vehicle and barking. Officers made contact with the owner, and he agreed to bring them into his friend’s residence. 9:40 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Ave S. A vehicle was seen traveling 46 mph in a posted 30-mph zone.

March 8 St. Joseph

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the St. Joseph Police Department at 363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for crimes. Feb. 6 5:31 a.m. CR 75. DWI. Officer stopped intoxicated

March 8 St. Joseph

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Contact: Mike Killeen Communication and Marketing Services 320-363-5078; mkilleen@csbsju.edu Local Students Named to CSB Dean’s List Eight local students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester at the College of St. Benedict. They are: Gabrielle Volkers, daughter of Scott and Lisa Volkers of St. Joseph. Volkers is a junior biology major at CSB. Adelaide Carlson,

March 1 Sartell

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the Sartell Police Department at 251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for crimes. Feb. 12 7:59 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. Roberts Road. While on

Obituary Glenn M. Hommerding, 47, St. Joseph

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Glenn M. Hommerding, 47 St. Joseph May 5, 1965-Feb. 24, 2013 Glenn M. Hommerding, 47, of St. Joseph died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family after a two-year battle with ALS “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” His funeral was held Feb. 28 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, officiated. Burial

Gun-violence debate must consider bullying

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In the heated debate about gun violence, many factors are being considered: mandatory background checks, the possibility of banning assault weapons and multi-ammo clips, beefing up school security, a scrutiny of violent video games and more attention to people suffering from mental illness. All are good approaches. Hopefully, they will all be adopted. However, there is one factor in violence

EDA’s annual report is a telling document

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With countless news reports of a struggling economy and cities refocusing efforts on creating and sustaining economic development, it can be hard to think ahead to easier times. However, small strides can make a big difference. Cynthia Smith-Strack, the St. Joseph Economic Development Authority’s consulting director, presented the EDA’s annual report for 2012 to the city council last month. Economic