St. Joseph company is leader in ‘green’ building

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About 20 men and women in the construction industry recently journeyed to St. Joseph to get a lesson in a growing area of environmentally friendly building practices. Hosted by Borgert Products Inc. of St. Joseph, the two-day school offered an introduction to permeable-interlocking-concrete-pavement installation, a practice that helps reduce the amount of run-off in rivers, that can save money and provide

Survey to help city prioritize services

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Residents have a chance to share their thoughts on city services in an effort to make them better. The city is participating in an online survey offered by the League of Minnesota Cities. Specifically, the survey looks at city services and how they can be improved. This is the second time the city has participated. The LMC coordinated the survey

In nixing Romney, voters rejected radicalism

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If, as some insist, President Obama was born in Kenya, then surely Mitt Romney was born on another planet. Will his spacey delusions never end? On election night, he delivered a gracious concession speech. Since then he has been using his outer-planetary imagination to explain why he lost. Among them are these two: Obama played a kind of Santa, promising

Local student studying in Chile

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Benjamin Evenson, son of Marne and Mark Evenson of St. Joseph, is studying in Chile during fall semester 2012 through the Office for Education Abroad at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, and St. John’s University in Collegeville. Evenson is a junior Hispanic studies major at SJU. The Chilean program is hosted by Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, a private

City leaves area human rights commission

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Members of the St. Joseph City Council voted 4-1 to leave the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Commission. Council member Renee Symanietz voted against the move to discontinue membership. The commission was created to supervise the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Office. The office opened in September 2010 and provides outreach, education and intake functions for St. Cloud-area residents. St.