SFX celebrates Catholic Schools Week

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Students, teachers and staff at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School recently celebrated National Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28-Feb. 3 with many fun-filled activities. Principal Kathy Kockler said the week is a fun reminder of the school’s Catholicism. During the week, SFX students and staff celebrated with an all-school bingo event, a Drop Everything and Read event,

Stearns Electric brings a spark of fun to kids’ safety education

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by Mollie Rushmeyer news@thenewsleaders.com With more than 30,000 electric shock accidents and 2,555 children treated every year for shock injuries because of wall outlets, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, Stearns Electric Association is seeking to educate area children about safety around electricity as well as energy efficiency. For Theresa Fleege, fourth-grade teacher at All Saints Academy in St.

Hartwig succeeds in goal to play college baseball

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Baseball scholarship recipient Riley Hartwig of Sartell has to search for words to explain why he loves baseball so much. During an interview with the Newsleader, Hartwig paused for a long time. “Well, I . . . I can’t put it into words,” he said. “I guess it’s just being with people you know and like,

Newsleaders’ Dalman wins MNA awards

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by Vicki Ikeogu news@thenewsleaders.com Ever since he was little, Dennis Dalman had a nose for news. “I always loved newspapers,” he said. “Even as I kid. I would get the St. Cloud Times and be all excited to read it. I loved the smell of the paper and the ink on my fingers. I guess I was a newspaper, bookworm

Cookie Monster happy; Girl Scouts sell cookies

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It’s the Cookie Monster’s favorite time of year, the time when Girl Scout cookies are being sold coast to coast. “Me want cookie!” says the Cookie Monster. “Me eat cookie!” And that’s just about what so many Girl Scouts are hearing from people, from customers: “I’ve just got to have some Girl Scout cookies; I love

Council sets 2018 meeting schedule

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by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Precise times and dates for Sartell City Council meetings throughout 2018 were approved by the council at its Jan. 8 meeting. Joint meetings and/or other special meetings can be added throughout the year if the need should arise. Generally, the council meets only once a month in the summer, although last year a special second meeting