Reader encourages to vote Bentrud for sheriff

Mike KnaakLetter to the Editor, Opinion0 Comments

Lowell Nielsen, St. Cloud We are having a primary election on Aug. 14 for Stearns County sheriff. We really need to have citizens get out to vote because like all midterm election years, people have a tendency to believe these times are less important. However, in the primary election on Aug. 14, we have Dave Bentrud as our Stearns County

Aug. 10 Sartell people

Mike KnaakPeople, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Social0 Comments

Two Sartell students recently graduated from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. The students and their majors are Brooke Radi, public relations, and Olivia Wassen, English and radio and television producing. Molly Fossen, a 2018 Sartell High School graduate, was the 2017-2018 Minnesota Positive High School Athlete winner for girl’s golf. She was honored at the Twins game on June 20. She will

Aug. 10 St. Joseph people

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Two St. Joseph students were recently named to the spring dean’s list at St. John’s University. They are Jacob Hennigs, son of Deann and Mark Hennigs, a junior education major, and Ethan Novacinski, son of Cheryl and Grant Novacinski, a sophomore biology and pre-physician’s assistant major. Gabrielle Martone of St. Joseph recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics and

Aug. 10 Town criers

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St. Stephen to host HHW event Aug. 25 A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held from 8- 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Stearns County will provide local pick up at the St. Stephen City Hall/Fire Department at 2 Sixth Ave SE. Visit the city’s website for a list of accepted items (www.cityofststephen.com). Note:  The next collection will be in 2020

Aug. 8 Sartell police blotter

Mike KnaakBlotter, Featured News, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department.   Aug.

Trobec appointed to St. Stephen City Council

Mike KnaakElection 2018, News, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The St. Stephen City Council on Aug. 1 appointed Steve Trobec to the council’s open seat. He will serve until Dec. 31. The council opening was created when Jeff Blenkush was appointed to be the city’s mayor after Cindy VanderWeyst resigned on July 11. The two appointments changed the lineup for this fall’s general election. There will be two council members

Aug. 2 St. Joseph police blotter

Mike KnaakBlotter, Featured News, St. Joseph0 Comments

If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. June 13  12:26 p.m. Accident. CR 175 and CR 133.

More hours added for absentee voting

Mike KnaakElection 2018, Featured News, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

The Stearns County Auditor’s Office and Stearns County Service Center will be open on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and until 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, for absentee voting for the primary election. Residents may cast their absentee ballot in person at the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office or the Stearns County Service Center in Waite Park.   The auditor’s