Brenny Transportation owner lauds Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Janelle Von PinnonLetter to the Editor, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Joyce Sauer Brenny, President Brenny Transportation Inc., St. Joseph Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 15-21, which is the perfect time to recognize a friend, a hero and a true legend of the trucking industry. Our community should be so proud that Eddie Supan, a lifelong resident of St. Joseph, lived within our midst. To say the least, Eddie was a trucking

Silence must not reign in wake of Assad’s crimes

Dennis DalmanEditorial, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

It’s sometimes said the biggest crime of the 20th Century was silence. Silence when millions of Jews were put to death, silence when the Turks perpetrated genocide against Armenians, silence when the Pol Pot regime tortured and butchered Cambodians, silence when rival ethnic groups in Uganda went on murderous rampages. Silence – the turning away from such atrocities – amounts

Time to put teeth back into Voting Rights Act

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It’s a despicable irony that on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, efforts to roll back great strides in equality are afoot in so many states in this great nation. The March on Washington in August 1963 led directly to the passage of the landmark Civil Rights of the next couple of years, including the Voting Rights

Has there been racial progress? Yes, but . . .

Dennis DalmanColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Fifty years ago, during the great “March for Jobs and Freedom” in Washington, D.C., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wisely implied in his historic “I Have a Dream” speech that granting Afro-Americans full access to the American Dream would not only revitalize the “dream” but would strengthen America economically, socially and culturally. It’s a lesson some mean-spirited divisionists, sadly, have

Domestic violence calls for a community response

Dennis DalmanFrom the Bench, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

by Judge Sarah Hennesy Domestic violence affects everyone in our communities. According to one study, one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Another study indicated one in 14 men has been physically assaulted by a current or former spouse, partner, boyfriend/girlfriend or date at some point in his life as well. If you are Native American