Editorial

Prize-winners deserve praise for working for children’s rights

Prize-winners deserve praise for working for children’s rights

It’s a good positive sign of our times when the two who just won the Nobel Peace Prize are recognized for working so hard for children’s rights. Any society that cannot protect its children should never [...]

A newspaper can be ‘the tie that binds’

(Editor’s note: We are publishing this editorial in honor of the upcoming National Newspaper Week, Oct. 5-11. It was written by Robert M. Williams Jr., president of the National Newspaper Association.) What do you care most [...]

Job-growth statistics show brighter path

Job-growth statistics show brighter path

At a time when grim stories keep surfacing in the news – everything from ISIS brutalities to ebola scares – it’s refreshing to hear the latest news from the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. [...]

Bearson in prime of youth had life snatched from him

Bearson in prime of youth had life snatched from him

Words are utterly inadequate to express the shock, sadness and terror when someone’s child disappears or is found murdered. [...]

Air strikes against ISIS will get their attention

Air strikes against ISIS will get their attention

It’s a shame anytime violence has to be used, but it had to happen and it did when bombs were dropped Monday on ISIS areas in Syria. [...]

President Hinton dedicated to Benedictine, liberal-arts tradition

President Hinton dedicated to Benedictine, liberal-arts tradition

Welcome, Mary Dana Hinton. The College of St. Benedict and all the residents of this area should be proud of Hinton, who was installed Sept. 21 as CSB’s 15th president in its 100-year history. [...]

Council members, please speak into your desk microphones

Council members, please speak into your desk microphones

Thank you, Sartell City Council member Steve Hennes, for pointing out to your council colleagues the importance of communicating with their constituents. At the Sept. 8 meeting, Hennes said the council should do its part to [...]

A newspaper can be ‘the tie that binds’

A newspaper can be ‘the tie that binds’

(Editor’s note: We are publishing this editorial in honor of the upcoming National Newspaper Week, Oct. 5-11. It was written by Robert M. Williams Jr., president of the National Newspaper Association.) What do you care most [...]

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