Brenny drives to educate at Experience Trucking

Carolyn BertschFeatured News, News, St. Joseph0 Comments

photo by Carolyn BertschMascot Teddy B. Truckin' dabs Sept. 14 in front of a Brenny Transportation truck. Teddy was one of many attractions at the Experience Trucking event in St. Joseph. photo by Carolyn BertschBrenny Transportation employee Randy Rittenhouse, of Motley, with wife Candie and grandson Kai, 9, look out from their truck Sept. 14. Rittenhouse has driven in all

Klobuchar, DFL candidates, visit St. Joseph

Cori HilsgenElection 2018, News, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited campaign headquarters (the former Newsleaders office building) of Minnesota Senate candidate Joe Perske in St. Joseph the morning of Sept. 15 to help rally democratic volunteers. They were joined by Minnesota House of Representatives District 13B candidate Heidi Everett and 13A candidate Jim Read, former House Representative Bill Luther, senators Kari Dziedzic,

Guerrero reunites nun with her lost ring

Dennis DalmanNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A sense of quickening excitement overcomes Jerry Guerrero of St. Joseph when his metal detector tells him there is something under the dirt right in front of him. When he digs into the ground, he is always surprised and excited about his “finds” even if they are ordinary objects like old toys, old tools or cast-off

Sept. 21 St. Joseph people

Mike KnaakPeople, St. Joseph0 Comments

Three St. Joseph students recently received scholarships from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation in conjunction with CommunityGiving. The students are: Marisa Gaetz, $1,000 from the Bill and Joyce Coborn Memorial Scholarship Fund; Nicholas Gill, $450 from the Dick and Dorothy Putz Scholarship Fund; and Morgan Vouk, $1,000 from the Brian Klinefelter Family Scholarship Fund. The foundation awarded $168,600 in academic scholarships

CR 75 lanes will close, intersection opens

Mike KnaakDaily News, St. Joseph0 Comments

Inside lanes that have been closed for construction on CR 75 will be open during the evening of Friday, Sept. 21. At that time, the outside lanes will be closed. The Stearns County Highway Department advises drivers to use caution while traveling through work zones. Traffic delays are possible so drivers should seek alternative routes. The intersection at Fourth Avenue/Northland

Man injured in crash near Fruit Farm Road

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A Watkins man was injured early Thursday, July 20, in a one-vehicle crash near Fruit Farm Road. Edwin Allen Nelson, 34, was driving south on CR 50 near Fruit Farm Road when his vehicle left the road on a curve. The vehicle hit a driveway approach, launching it into trees on the other side of the driveway, according to the

Homecoming fundraiser tradition continues

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

The Sartell High School Student Council, proving homecoming is more than theme days, football games and welcoming back alumni, has continued the tradition of designating a recipient for fundraising during the week. The Student Council decided funds would be donated to the ALS Association – Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter, which “supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through

Sartell student earns perfect ACT score

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

Janagan Ramanathan, son of Vasugi and Gajen Ramanathan, and a junior at Sartell High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, only around one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1–36.