Reichert is chosen as next principal for St. John’s Prep School

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Matthew Reichert was recently selected as the next principal of the St. John’s Preparatory School. Reichert has been filling in as acting principal since July 2011. He will continue as acting principal for the rest of this school year and will begin duties as the principal on July 1. Reichert, who is originally from Richmond, was

Lab School fish fry cooks up 1,350 meals. UB April 13

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by Cori Hilsgen www.thenewsleaders.com More than 1,350 meals were served during the 30th annual fish fry which was recently held at the All Saints Academy. Alex Schleper coordinated the event, which brought together 95 parents, 35 fifth- and sixth-graders and some college students from the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, who served as volunteers. Volunteers were kept

Arlington Place residents celebrate with Hawaiian luau

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Twenty residents at Arlington Place Assisted Living Community recently celebrated with a Hawaiian luau. Pat Flicker, housing manager, said the event was originally planned to bring summer fun during the usually cooler month of March. This year the temperatures were in the high 60-degree range. Arlington residents and their families and friends enjoyed Hawaiian-theme decorations and

Listening party held at Local Blend

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Local musicians, Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell, recently held a listening party at the Local Blend to celebrate the release of their solo CDs. Listeners were able to hear selections from Hammer’s “Broken Like You” and Cofell’s “No Substitute (For You)” solo CDs. Hammer and Cofell, who were voted Best Original Music in the St. Cloud

Centennial Commons construction to be completed by August

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Construction of the the College of St. Benedict Centennial Commons housing units are scheduled to be completed by August. According to Dean of Students Jody Terhaar, room selection will be based on seniority. Students will select rooms in March. “It is most likely students who will be seniors next year will be living in the new

Area skaters prepare for ice show

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Area figure skaters are busy practicing and preparing for the 39th St. Cloud Figure Skating Ice Show entitled “Skate the Day Away.” Skating performances are scheduled for 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24; and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 at the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud. Eighty skaters, ranging in age from

KASM host exhibits at Central MN Farm Show

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph resident Cy Pfannenstein recently exhibited for KASM –WQPM AM and BOB FM radio station at the Central Minnesota Farm Show held at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. KASM-WQPM AM1150 and AM1300 are the local agricultural news, weather, sports and information stations for central Minnesota and BOB FM 105.5 is

Hughes inspires others to work for city improvements

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Margaret (Margy) Hughes encourages people to work together and to take pride in their St. Joseph community. She has put a lot of energy into civic projects that welcome people downtown. “In the 11 years I’ve lived in St. Joe, I’ve heard about what people who lived here all their lives have done,” Hughes said. “In