by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org In kindergarten in Albany, way back in 1986, a little girl named Stefanie Krebs received a whole bunch of cards on Valentine’s day from class chums, but she later threw them all away – all but one. The card showed cartoon character Garfield the cat next to a Teddy bear. On the back it was signed,
Newsleaders Editor Mike Knaak was honored with an award in the annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest. Knaak won second place for columnists in the contest among the state’s 300 weekly and daily newspapers. The award was for a selection of columns that included the conclusion of the Wetterling case, Rep. Tom Emmer’s rising status in the Republican Party and local
Three area students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for the fall semester. The students are Hannah Yackley of St. Stephen and Neal Benson and Kaleb Myhrwold of Sartell. To be eligible, students must have earned not less than a 3.5 semester grade-point average and carried a minimum of 12 credits. Megan Bachman of Sartell
Every 10 years, we get a chance to count how many people live in the United States. In addition to the basic count, we learn where people live and basic demographic information such as age, gender, race and ethnicity. Governments use that data to fund and plan a variety of social, educational and public safety expenses. Most importantly, the count
And then it was over, with a bang. The fall sports season ended with the last blasts of confetti canons after the Super Bowl. Fall, the most exciting sports season, features pro and college football and the World Series. When the NBA and NHL launch in the fall, every team has a chance to be champion. But now it’s February
Like fawning courtiers, U.S. Senators just handed over a crown: All hail, King Donald! That impeachment nontrial was a very dark day for America. The jaw-dropping moment of the farce came when Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz flailed his arms like a wind-up toy in his pretzel logic, which goes like this: In the Ukraine scheme, Trump was merely trying
TRUTH IN TAXATION PUBLIC HEARING SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS DEC. 16, 2019 SARTELL HIGH SCHOOL WATAB ROOM 101-102 The public hearing for the proposed 2019 payable 2020 levy started at 6:02 p.m. called by Chair Jason Nies. Members present: Nies; Jeremy Snoberger, vice chair; Pamela Raden, clerk; Amanda Byrd, treasurer; Lesa Kramer, director; Patrick Marushin, director; and Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent.