by Dennis Dalman email@example.com A family-fun “Drop and Shop” event will take place Saturday, Dec. 2 in Sartell to help raise funds for a trip to China by art students in June 2019. The fun fundraiser is set from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for all children pre-school and older at Sartell High School. During the four-hour event, there will be gym
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Sex trafficking is one of those vile, disgusting crimes most people would prefer to think is not happening here – not in central Minnesota. But, in fact, central Minnesota is, after the Twin Cities, second in the state for the prevalence of sex trafficking, and it’s a virtual training ground for the vicious sexual exploitation of
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The Sartell City Council, on a 3-1 vote, decided to sign on to a collective annual list of area cities’ wishes and needs to be presented to state legislators. Sartell Mayor Sarah Jane Nicoll was not present at the Nov. 13 council meeting. Voting to approve the list were acting mayor Pat Lynch and council members
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org “Physical fitness” is practically Trevor Goodwin’s middle name. The Sartell businessman has been involved with fitness in his life and in his work for 25 years, and he’s about to get even more further involved. He and business partner Dr. Mike Balfanz of St. Cloud recently purchased the two Sta-Fit businesses in Sartell and St. Cloud.
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The City of Sartell is going to borrow money from itself in order to fund several park-improvement projects and athletic-facility enhancements, and then the city, with help from private concerns, will pay itself back later, so to speak. The lion’s share of the $1.2-million funding would go to improvements at Champion Field and Pinecone Central Park.
Right now is the best time to donate toys or money for toys to the Toys for Tots program. The many good people and organizations that help make that a seasonal success need to know, as early as possible, how many toys they can expect to fill the needs of children. Toys for Tots is a great program that typifies
Killing elephants to save them? What an appalling oxymoron. Big-game hunters pay thousands of dollars for the “privilege” of shooting elephants or other exotic animals – many of them threatened with extinction. The money, we’re told, goes into conservation funds that help the elephants survive on protected territories where they are guarded against vicious poachers who kill and butcher the
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Even though he still has vivid memories of men – including four friends – being killed all around him, Rollie Weis of Sartell is very proud and happy to have served his country during World War II. Soon to be 93, on New Year’s Day, Weis is the oldest resident of Sartell and one of the