Editorial

What a thrill to see Pope’s reaction to St. John’s Bible

What a thrill to see Pope’s reaction to St. John’s Bible

What a thrill it was to see a news story and video of Pope Francis beholding a glimpse of The Saint John’s Bible. That magnificent work, the product of so many years of intense dedication and [...]

Video of murder points to need for scrutiny of police methods

Video of murder points to need for scrutiny of police methods

Seeing is believing. There can be no doubt whatsoever that a North Charleston, S.C. policeman, Michael Slager, murdered a man named Walter Scott by firing eight pistol rounds at him, at least one of which was [...]

Let’s not squash the egg before it has chance to hatch

Let’s not squash the egg before it has chance to hatch

It’s interesting how many people are slamming the Obama Administration’s diplomatic efforts with Iran before the deal is even signed. So far, the intense negotiations are at the tentative “agreement” stage. A final pact, if one [...]

Airlines must initiate very stringent policies

Airlines must initiate very stringent policies

What a bleak irony that a cockpit door designed to lock terrorists out instead locked a suicidal killer in! [...]

Let’s all speak up on behalf of our good neighbors, the Somalis

Let’s all speak up on behalf of our good neighbors, the Somalis

It is sad and disturbing to hear about racial-cultural conflicts at Tech High School in St. Cloud. Sad but not surprising. On March 18, about 100 Somali students and some of their parents staged a protest [...]

Legislators should butt out of transgender policies in schools

Legislators should butt out of transgender policies in schools

Some state legislators are balking at the decision by the Minnesota State High School League to allow transgender students to play on the teams they choose. Minnesota is now the 33rd state to adopt policies favorable [...]

Thank you, Tom Emmer for your political courage

Thank you, Tom Emmer for your political courage

Thank you, Rep. Tom Emmer, for your common sense and for your courage. As a newly elected Republican representative of our U.S. Congressional District, the Sixth, you kept your word. When you said you would represent [...]

Working together on same page does wonders for city’s future

Working together on same page does wonders for city’s future

All residents of St. Joseph have every reason to be proud of the remarkable progress that has been made in recent month on the public-facilities planning process. About a year ago, the city was embroiled in [...]

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