Two names you probably haven’t heard until recently, if at all, should set the agenda of issues for the midterm elections. While the elected leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties frequently frame the choice as a referendum on Donald Trump, there are urgent issues that need action and that will shape the United States long after Trump is gone.
The paperless society is truly here and I enthusiastically embrace it. No more paper tickets, bills or checks. Manage your finances, indeed your entire life, with a click of a mouse or with a tap on a smartphone. It sounds great and it works like magic…until it doesn’t. Then we are victims to an electronic high-tech hell. Multiple digital failures
I, for one, will miss Chief Joel Klein. Nine years ago, he sat across my desk from me, then one of a handful of police officers on the St. Joseph force. He said, “Bad things happen to good people.” I was reeling from the shock of discovering one of my employees had been embezzling from me for the past 18
It’s a part of the shopping process that is always frustrating for consumers. After finding all of your chosen items in a brick-and-mortar store, you step up to the register where you are charged sales tax from a complicated percentage that would be next to impossible to estimate without a calculator. This is the way shopping has been for a
Memorial Day is just behind us and the Fourth of July is ahead. But, sandwiched in between both of those patriotic holidays is another oft-forgotten – Flag Day on June 14. I’m not here to discuss what the holiday means or anything else, but rather the American flag itself. I suspect I may have some opinions that could be unpopular
Three St. Joseph students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at North Dakota State University. To qualify, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. The students are: Ethan Schatz, medical laboratory science; Connor Wander, electrical engineering; and Jeremy Warzecka, mechanical engineering. Nicole Bloch of St. Joseph was named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of
If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. May 21 3 p.m. Fraud. 17th Avenue SE. A man
CITY OF ST. JOSEPH RESOLUTION 2018-027 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUMMARY PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE 612 – COMMERCIAL AND NONCOMMERCIAL HANDBILLS RECITALS: WHEREAS, on June 4, 2018, the City Council for the City of St. Joseph adopted Ordinance 612, entitled “Commercial and Noncommercial Handbills;” and WHEREAS, the City of St. Joseph desires to publish the Ordinance by Summary Publication; and