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Stearns County will have three locations available for absentee voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Absentee voting starts Friday, Sept. 21. Here are the three locations for absentee voting in person: Stearns County Administration Center Auditor’s Office, Room 148 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Stearns County Service Center West License Center 3301 CR 138,
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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com As students head back to school this week, teachers and administrators received their own report cards on student performance. The state Department of Education released the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress towards English language proficiency, graduation rates and consistent attendance. The
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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The St. Cloud school district’s newest building, Quarryview Education Center, is now open as the new home for early childhood and community education programs. Since the Roosevelt fire in 2014, the programs have moved around the district. For example the early child program was housed at Colts Academy in St. Joseph and Discovery Community School in Waite
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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With the start of the new school year Aug. 27, All Saints Academy School students in St. Joseph are wearing some new shirts with a new logo and name on them. “Staff and parents have commented they like the new logo and the name better represents the school since it’s located in St. Joseph next to
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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With an increasing number of people being diagnosed with the illness, local performers once again will offer music enthusiasts some entertainment while helping raise awareness of and funding research for Alzheimer’s disease. These performers will gather for the third annual “Rock 4 Alzheimer’s” event from 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, in the parking lot behind the
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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com One in three women in the United States will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, most of these victims between the ages of 20 and 24, according to the nonprofit Safe Horizon. Sandy Nadeau, director of Development and Communications of Anna Marie’s Alliance, recently spoke at a St. Joseph Y2K Lions meeting about services the organization
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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com As students head back to school this week, teachers and administrators received their own report cards on student performance. The state Department of Education released the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress towards English language proficiency, graduation rates and consistent attendance. The
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