Moran’s book illuminates struggles women faced

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It’s frightful to imagine how many women were robbed of their potential because of the ingrained male-chauvinistic attitudes of the past. That is one good reason to read a just-published book by Millie Hoelscher Moran of Sartell, a book entitled “Socially Challenged.” (See related story.) Mind you, Moran does not blame anybody for being denied so many opportunities; she merely

Aug. 9

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 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. July 24 7:18 a.m. Vehicle theft. 6th Street S. A report was

‘Faux Fur’ can mean animal butchery

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Please be leery of any label that says “Faux Fur.” “Faux” is a French word for “fake” – thus “faux fur” translates as “fake” or “imitation” fur. Many shoppers who care deeply for the welfare of animals are being duped by the “faux fur” label. In some cases, the “faux” fur is not “faux” at all. It’s, in fact, the

Time is ripe to approve Klubuchar’s energy bill

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Minnesota’s U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is right on when it comes to the tyranny of spiking gasoline prices. In a recent opinion column, she addressed the many factors that contribute to gas prices that periodically skyrocket as they did here in Minnesota this spring. In that case, we’re told, it was caused by the simultaneous shut-down of several oil refineries

‘Ranger’ Kruze always makes my day

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Receptionists are greatly undervalued. When a newcomer arrives at a business, a receptionist is the first contact, and that first impression (good, bad, nasty) can have a huge impact on whether the newcomer will feel welcome and comfortable. The Coborn Cancer Center is filled with good receptionists who are smiling, helpful and (so importantly) lots of fun. The one I

Mighty river’s potential finally being realized

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Our Mighty Mississippi is indeed a mighty river. It contributed mightily to this nation’s greatness – as a transportation corridor; as a nurturing water supply for so many cities, towns, villages and farms; as a limitless resource for recreation; as a power source for industries; and last but not least, as a mighty nurturer of fish and animals. It was

Tyrants everywhere should heed Malala’s United Nations speech

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The standing ovation received by Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations last week was a tremendous moment for humanity. Yousafzai is the 16-year-old Pakistani girl who was viciously shot in the head by Taliban thugs while she was sitting on a bus taking her to her school. The Taliban, a radical Islamic sect, is not only against education for girls,