by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com Camp Invention, a week-long summer day program for students entering grades one through six, is coming to the College of St. Benedict this summer. A program of the non-profit” Invent Now,” the camp is part of a an elementary-enrichment program that encourages children to discover their own creativity through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. At
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org More than 500 walkers registered for the American Heart Association Heart Walk held last Saturday, April 28 at CentraCare Health Plaza, St. Cloud. The walk was held to educate people about the risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke and ways to prevent them. The funds raised are used to support medical research, public awareness and education.
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.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
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
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org 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
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.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
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org 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
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.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