Don’t let the fall election be all about Trump

Mike KnaakEditorial, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

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.

Beware the virtues of a paperless world

Mike KnaakColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

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

Is it time for online retailers to pay sales tax?

Connor KocklerColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

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

June 15 St. Joseph people

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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

June 15 St. Joseph police blotter

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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

Public notice: City of St. Joseph Summary publication of Ordinance 612

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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