by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org After 33 years of service for the city of St. Joseph, city administrator Judy Weyrens retired July 12 with a feeling of deep satisfaction. “It was a lot of work, but I got a lot of enjoyment out of the job, and I’m proud of being a part of what St. Joseph has become,” she said.
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com St. Joseph is the safest city in Minnesota – at least it is in so far as SaveStations. That fact was announced on a warm July 12 morning when St. Joseph resident Audrey Twit was honored for donating $11,000 for four SaveStations in St. Joseph. The presentation took place outside the St. Joseph Government Center. SaveStations
The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community. One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining
The day of reckoning is at hand for Rep. Tom Emmer. He must choose if he endorses Donald Trump’s racism or if he will stand with his constituents. Emmer’s past positions as well as current statements push Emmer to pick a side. Donald Trump’s latest Twitter tirade attacked four women of color who are members of Congress. One of those
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org The St. John’s Liturgical Press recently received an unprecedented number of awards for its published books, and two of its designers were also honored. It is the highest number of awards ever won by the Press in one year since the Press was founded in 1926 on the campus of St. John’s University by a monk
Like all true heroes, Boyd Sorenson insists he’s not a hero and brushes off extravagant praises. His attitude is that he just happened to be there in a war zone and did the best he could do, along with many others. But that’s not the attitude of others. They consider Sorenson to be an extraordinary, courageous man who gave his
Proposing a citizenship question on the 2020 Census is nothing but yet again another bright shiny object that distracts us from the real issue – the purpose of the census and the importance of an accurate account. An inaccurate count threatens our voice in government at all levels and could rob us of government funding for programs we all depend
Imagine your child is killed by a school shooter and then hearing that the child you are so deeply mourning did not exist. Imagine the harassment and death threats against you from cruel creeps via phone calls, letters and social media, claiming not only did your child not exist but you were an actor at a staged event in the