Opinion

Perske would serve us well as representative in Washington

Perske would serve us well as representative in Washington

Joe Perske of Sartell would serve the Sixth Congressional District well if he is elected as our representative Nov. 4. [...]

Resident believes ballot box is the greatest equalizer

Resident believes ballot box is the greatest equalizer

Jim Graeve, St. Joseph We Americans, as a people, by and large, are a compassionate, concerned, caring people. Whether it’s a hurricane in New Orleans, flooding in Fargo, a tornado in Wadena, the abduction of a [...]

Reader endorses Bromenschenkel for Stearn County sheriff

Reader endorses Bromenschenkel for Stearn County sheriff

Rita Arendt, St. Cloud I’ve been asked by many people who I will endorse for Stearns County Sheriff. I’ve given it quite a bit of thought. As a widow of a fallen Stearns County deputy, I [...]

Bromenschenkel wishes to set record straight

Bromenschenkel wishes to set record straight

Mark Bromenschenkel, Sartell  Replying to false accusations was not how I wanted to run my campaign. However, rumors have a way of getting bigger as they are told, so let me clarify. [...]

Advocate says Kendall deserves to be re-elected county attorney

Advocate says Kendall deserves to be re-elected county attorney

James Backstrom, Dakota County Electing a county attorney, one of the top law enforcement officials in your community, is an important decision. It’s critical county attorneys have solid experience, strong leadership and management skills and demonstrate [...]

Letter in response to ‘Reader claims half-cent sales tax benefits few’

Letter in response to ‘Reader claims half-cent sales tax benefits few’

Jen Warnert, St. Joseph Although there have been multiple articles regarding the half-cent sales tax, public meetings and an article from the mayor explaining it, some people still don’t understand either how it works or what [...]

Reader says council needs to be more open, transparent

Reader says council needs to be more open, transparent

Mike McDonald, St. Joseph It’s time to replace the present council that is NOT open and transparent. Current members preach the importance of sound financial practices and agree salaries/benefits make up a massive portion of the [...]

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

The extension of the regional half-cent sales tax will, hopefully, be approved by voters in all of our six area cities. [...]

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