Bachmann, Graves debate in St. Cloud

In a feisty hour-long debate, 6th District U.S. Congressional candidates Michele Bachmann (R-Stillwater) and challenger Jim Graves drew an audience of nearly 500 people to the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. The debate was moderated by St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce President Teresa Bohnen. The two candidates indulged in a verbal war […]

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Raden would work for students, teachers

We would like to encourage all Sartell residents to vote in this election. The school board election is one of the most important decisions facing our district. We are the grandparents to two Sartell students and have closely followed the actions of the current board. We strongly endorse a change. Pam Raden is an extremely […]

Saving man’s life just came natural

Italicize Newsleader by Dennis Dalman Kevin Hollingsworth, 19, of Sartell, does not think of himself as a heroic lifesaver; instead, he says he is a young man with proper training who happened to be at the right place at the right time. He dove head-first into icy-cold water and saved a man’s life. Although […]

Volunteer drivers sought

Tri-CAP expands opportunities for the economic and social well-being of their residents. Qualified volunteers are needed to transport passengers using their own vehicles to medical appointments, social service appointments, visitations and other needs. The driver will provide rides for passengers as assigned by Tri-CAP within Stearns, Benton and Sherburne counties and the surrounding areas. Volunteer […]

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Don’t deny their reality

Jeannie Fesler & Jeffrey Fesler, Sartell We were married for more than 30 years and, although our marriage did not work out, the good memories will always be there. Like many parents, we worked hard to support our family in a broad spectrum of ways – in the schools, with our jobs and at home. […]

Random thoughts on a lot of things

Ron Scarbro I watched the vice presidential debate. I didn’t think there was much about the attack on our embassy that was funny. It would appear Joseph Biden thought it was. For Obama to deny the attack was terrorism was a calculated political move which somewhat explains his actions, but to deny the embassy additional […]

Bachmann cares about fame, TV face time

Mike Lowry, Sartell reader Minnesota’s 6th District has become a joke in the eyes of the nation. Michele Bachmann cares more about fame and TV face time then any of her constituents. Despite her phobias about other religions, she and her husband take every chance given to cram Christianity down people’s throats. That has no place […]

Volunteer tutors sought

Consider giving of your time to help a young Somali child get an education. Homework help is needed for K-12 Somali students in St. Cloud School District 742. Assist a student to complete daily homework and practice reading, spelling and basic math. This is a partnership between the St. Cloud School District and the non-profit […]