Columns

Not that long ago I was running into Family Fresh for a quick something. As I remember, it was a very snowy day. Anyway, I checked out and went into the breezeway at the exit and started to put on my mittens. I had one little sack and fumbled around with my mitten and a woman, who must have …

While we may immediately think of alcohol when hearing “impaired driving,” other substances, both legal and illegal, can impair our ability to drive. These substances can slow reaction time in both typical driving situations and sudden emergencies, impair judgment, reduce the ability to proc…

Editorials

The tradition of gift-giving at Christmas time, it is said, dates all the way back to that first Christmas when the visiting magi came to the manger bearing their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Since that time, people have celebrated the birth of the Christ child or just acknowledged…

Two very distinct sides of a rezoning decision surfaced at a recent St. Peter City Council meeting. At stake was a prospective business development on South Minnesota Avenue, as well as the loss of a residential property and concerns over “commercial creep” along the historic city roadway.

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