Editorial

Coalition is only way to stop encroaching evil

Coalition is only way to stop encroaching evil

Every day, there springs up another dreadful reminder of how terrorist groups are international threats that must be crippled or destroyed. The latest hits close to home – a videotaped message to “freelance” terrorists to strike [...]

Dance protest was embarrassment

Dance protest was embarrassment

Good sportsmanship and grace-under-pressure are always admirably evident at most high-school events. It’s rare when bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head. But that’s what happened at Target Center Feb. 14 when five teams staged a protest [...]

Dance protest was embarrassment

Good sportsmanship and grace-under-pressure are always admirably evident at most high-school events. It’s rare when bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head. But that’s what happened at Target Center Feb. 14 when five teams staged a protest [...]

Cocky Monday-morning ‘generals’ should put their boots on ground

Cocky Monday-morning ‘generals’ should put their boots on ground

As ISIS continues to commit its vicious acts of murder, some members of the U.S. Congress, instead of rallying behind our president, whine and carp about what a lousy foreign-policy leader he is. [...]

Public-opinion shifts will alter political landscapes

Public-opinion shifts will alter political landscapes

Because public opinion is so often ahead of politicians, there may be many candidates changing their minds – or pretending to change their minds – on a variety of issues within a year or so, when [...]

It’s time to brush up on our civics literacy

It’s time to brush up on our civics literacy

Who was president during the Great Depression and World War II? It’s shocking how few Americans know the answer to that question or, for that matter, the other 19 questions on the U.S. Civics Test. Most [...]

This exciting new year will be ‘Year of Community Center’

This exciting new year will be ‘Year of Community Center’

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and the Sartell Community Center won’t be, either. Some city residents have long wondered if a center will be built at all. Ever. But have hope: It’s going to happen. [...]

Food programs a testament to the kindness of St. Joseph

Food programs a testament to the kindness of St. Joseph

The ongoing and increasing success of the Fare for All food distributions in St. Joseph, along with other food programs, is nothing less than remarkable. [...]

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