Letter to the Editor

Teacher encourages pauses to thank others for the simple things

Teacher encourages pauses to thank others for the simple things

Lauren Thoma, Sartell This fall has brought my first year as a brand-new teacher. While it’s been my first year conducting a classroom, it’s also been my students’ first year as students. My high-school students are [...]

Scarbro entertaining in Mayberry way

Scarbro entertaining in Mayberry way

Emory Safford, St. Joseph I find Ron Scarbro’s columns entertaining in a dumbed-down, Mayberry kind of way. I guess it fits just fine with the mentality of many of the people of the Sixth Congressional District. [...]

Citizen supports Killam for council

Citizen supports Killam for council

Keith Schleper, St. Joseph [...]

Working smoke alarms save lives

Working smoke alarms save lives

Bruce West, Minnesota State Fire Marshal When was the last time you tested the smoke alarms in your home? If you’re like many people, you may not even remember. Smoke alarms have become such a common feature [...]

City welcomes communication, collaboration with new CSB president

City welcomes communication, collaboration with new CSB president

Mayor Rick Schultz On Sept. 21, I was witness to the installation of Dr. Mary Hinton, the 15th president of the College of St. Benedict. It was the second such presidential event here in our local [...]

Deeply disappointed in bad judgment

Deeply disappointed in bad judgment

Susan Sink, St. Joseph I am deeply disappointed by the Newsleader’s bad judgment in running Ron Scarbro’s column in the Sept. 19 issue: “True justice is color-blind.” The ignorance shown by Scarbro is breathtaking. It can [...]

Reader responds to Scarbro’s ‘Leave my s’mores alone’

Reader responds to Scarbro’s ‘Leave my s’mores alone’

Rebecca Halonen National Karate Schools, Sartell How do we make decisions about what our children eat? Do we want schools to buy our children’s love with minimally nutritious pizza? Is it wise to allow boy or girl [...]

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