Editorial

Take time to check out Bearson site, then donate

Take time to check out Bearson site, then donate

Ask any parents and they will tell you their biggest nightmare is the thought of one of their children dying, whether through natural causes, an accident or even worse, through a murder. [...]

Killer tornadoes can happen in Minnesota, so be prepared

Killer tornadoes can happen in Minnesota, so be prepared

The recent outbreak of multiple tornadoes throughout the nation should remind us, once again, just how destructive and deadly such storms can be. We who live in Minnesota can become a bit apathetic about those terrible [...]

Give ex-offenders the right to vote

Give ex-offenders the right to vote

The Minnesota Legislature is considering a bill that would allow ex-prisoners the right to vote. Legislators should approve that bill. There is absolutely no good reason for barring the right to vote from people who have [...]

Will community center become a sports complex?

Will community center become a sports complex?

Since when did a Sartell “community center” morph into a “multi-sports complex?” That’s what one might conclude after listening to all the suggestions at an April 20 public-input meeting at Sartell City Hall. We heard about [...]

We are excited to serve you as Sauk Rapids Newsleader

We are excited to serve you as Sauk Rapids Newsleader

It was sad news far and wide when Roland “Rollie” Doroff passed away April 5, Easter Sunday. [...]

Minnesota might be known someday as the ‘Lean State’

Minnesota might be known someday as the ‘Lean State’

Minnesota has yet another thing to be proud of. Of all the Upper Midwest states, Minnesota is alone in not increasing its obesity rates. [...]

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 [...]

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