Sartell piper to perform in Ring of Kerry show

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Joe Linneman, who is a highland bagpiper from Sartell, will join Ring of Kerry and the St. Paul Irish Dancers for a rousing St. Patrick’s Day celebration concert at the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day). In what has become an annual St. Cloud

Frank honored with Warter scholarship

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Alyssa Frank of Sartell feels like one of the luckiest young women in Minnesota, having just won the “Mike Warter Scholarship” from the State High School Soccer Coaches’ Association. It’s a rare honor. Only one female and one male in the state receive the $1,000 scholarship each year. It takes more than “luck” to win that

Don’t let bloody outrage sully deeds of good soldiers

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This latest bloody lone rampage in Afghanistan must not be allowed to cast a shadow on American soldiers or American successes in that country. For more than 10 years, millions of expert, hard-working and courageous military personnel have served overseas – mainly in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. And now, once again, the actions of an obviously demented soldier have caused

CORRECTION to Editor’s response

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In reply to the letter to the  editor from Paul E. Peterson: Yes, in writing his editorial, Dennis Dalman did believe Pastor Tom Wright was still affiliated with Celebration Lutheran Church. Although Wright did not state in his printed comment he was withdrawing his ad because he disagrees with Dalman’s opinions, he has stated several times in the past to

School district letter addresses community

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Sartell-St. Stephen Community, The Sartell-St. Stephen School Board and Superintendent Dr. Joe Hill would like to publicly address our community on the topic of communication and transparency with respect to the district decision-making process. There has been contention regarding the decision made by the Board of Education with respect to our school-district calendar and the departure from a full-week spring

Peterson returns from Afghanistan

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Back from Afghanistan, David Peterson was sworn in once again as a member of the Sartell City Council at its March 12 meeting. Peterson was thanked for his service and welcomed back warmly by the council and city staff. For the past seven months, Peterson served as a member of the Minnesota National Guard in Afghanistan. A couple of years

Sartell graduate breaks 22-year high-jump record

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A Sartell High School graduate recently broke a 22-year-old high-jump record at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Shortly after that feat, Ryan DeRoeck was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men’s track-and-field Athlete of the Week. DeRoeck, a 2009 graduate of Sartell High School, cleared the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches, besting the previous record

Knowledge Bowl team advances regionals

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com One of two Sartell-St. Stephen High School Knowledge Bowl teams will compete in regional competition after winning the sub-regional tournament March 13 at Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell. Team 1 beat out 10 other schools in a series of written and oral rounds to be named the champion in Tier III, the category for the largest