Five children named K of C free-throw winners

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Five boys and girls from the St Joseph area were named local champions of the 2018 Knights of Columbus basketball free-throw championship held Jan. 28. These children have earned the right to compete at the regional level. Ten children participated in the competition at the All Saints Academy-St. Joseph upper floor gym. Brady Thompson of Sartell

‘A Night of Hope for Place of Hope’ concert Jan. 26

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you are looking for something to break up the boredom of staying inside during the cold month of January, the Social Justice Concerns Committee at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell is hosting “A Night of Hope for Place of Hope” Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 to benefit Place of Hope Ministries

Skahen accepted to Honor Choir for third year

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. John’s Prep ninth-grade student Jack Skahen not only loves to sing, but he is also very good at it. He was recently selected by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Honor Choir to participate in the State 9-10 Boys’ Honor Choir. This is the third year he has been chosen for the honor that

Binder, Trombley selected for Honor Choir

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. John’s Prep School ninth-grade students Dolan Binder and Carter Trombley are vocalists who were recently chosen by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Honor Choir to participate in the State 9-10 Boys’ Honor Choir. This is the third year Trombley has been selected and the second year Binder has been chosen for the honor

CSB/SJU nursing students train to help prevent diabetes

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With the start of a new year, many people are making some new year’s resolutions to get and stay healthier. One of those choices could include some classes being offered in the area with the Diabetes Prevention Program. Sixty nursing students from the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University will train in January to

St. Joseph residents celebrate by helping others

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The holidays can be a very stressful time for people who lose their jobs, are diagnosed with a medical illness or receive unexpected bills, but residents in St. Joseph are spreading good cheer by donating and helping others in need. Kennedy Community School Principal Laurie Putnam said she is thankful for the generosity of others at

ASA students perform ‘Christmas on Gloria Street’

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com All Saints Academy students shared their acting and vocal talents as they performed the school’s annual Christmas program, Christmas on Gloria Street, Dec. 14 at the College of St. Benedict’s Escher Auditorium. The story of Christmas on Gloria Street involves Gloria and her family moving to California from Vermont and finding their new town had lost