Winners announced for peace-poster contest

Administrative AssistantFeatured News, St. Joseph0 Comments

Lions International Peace Poster Contest is a contest that encourages children ages 11-13 to express what peace means to them. The contest allows students to share their images of peace with others so all have greater tolerance and international understanding.                    

Council gives final nod to 2018 budget

Dave DeMarsNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council held a truth-in-taxation hearing regarding the 2018 city budget and then gave its final approval to the 2018 city budget at the Dec. 4 meeting. When solicited, no public comments about the budget came from the audience. Total budget increases for 2018 were $3.1 million dollars compared to $2.9 million for

Harassment stories dispiriting, but also necessary, instructive

Dennis DalmanEditorial, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

The constant spate of stories about sexual harassment in all of its forms is dispiriting, to say the least. It’s as if some bogeyman had ripped the façade off of civilized society to expose so much rot underneath. Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, beloved down-home author and host Garrison Keillor, politicians, TV newscasters and commentators Bill

Will Vikings make it to championship? Let’s hope so

Connor KocklerColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen0 Comments

This year has been an exciting time for Minnesota football fans. The Vikings are on a roll, multiple wins in a row as of this writing, with a new quarterback and great defense. We’ve beaten several good teams, and are looking to expand our record. Naturally, hushed speculation has emerged. Could Minnesota actually make it to the “the big game?”

Thank you all for successful Small Business Saturday

Administrative AssistantLetter to the Editor, St. Joseph0 Comments

Mary C. Bruno, Bruno Press Thank you to the Newsleaders for publishing Vicki Ikeogu’s article in advance of the Holiday Art Crawl. With that boost in helping make sure everyone knew it was happening, we had our most successful art crawl ever. More than 1,000 people visited St. Joseph shops, studios, bars and restaurants on Small Business Saturday. Thank you also

What a wonderful St. Joseph Winterwalk

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Margy Hughes St. Joseph Action Group On Dec. 1, downtown St. Joseph was full of enthusiasm. Many thanks to the businesses and volunteers that made this happen. This was the eighth tree lighting. The evening started at the Bello Cucina patio with the assistance of our “guest illuminators” St. Joseph Police Chief Joel Klein and his wife, Anne, and son

Dec. 8 Sartell police blotter

Administrative AssistantBlotter, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. Nov. 22