Editorial

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. [...]

President should veto Keystone Pipeline approval

President should veto Keystone Pipeline approval

Nobody wants an oil spill, and yet they happen all too often. They happen from wars, train derailments, offshore oil-rig accidents, tanker crashes and pipeline ruptures. [...]

Learn how to fight against the nasty flu bug

Learn how to fight against the nasty flu bug

The seasonal flu, when you come right down to it, is as frightening – perhaps more so – than that most horrifying of dreaded infections, Ebola. More frightening because it’s more common and much more easily [...]

Let’s break stupid stereotypes about law-enforcement officers

Let’s break stupid stereotypes about law-enforcement officers

The vicious killings of two police officers in Brooklyn just days before Christmas should hit close to home here, there and everywhere. [...]

Congress again places taxpayers at serious risk

Congress again places taxpayers at serious risk

What strange bedfellows were produced last week in the U.S. Congress! The odd alliances occurred just before the U.S. House passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill, which will fund the federal government through September 2015. The [...]

Violent protests undermine efforts at social changes

Violent protests undermine efforts at social changes

It’s good to see people of so many ages and races in so many cities expressing their outrage about the grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of a man [...]

Beware of Christmas scams

Beware of Christmas scams

What a shame during the Christmas holiday season, people inclined to be so generous and giving have to be on guard against scams. And what a shame some people use other people’s good will for their [...]

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