Pasta demonstration set for Market Monday

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The farmers’ market in Sartell, known as “Market Monday,” will celebrate National Farmersʼ Market Week Monday, Aug. 6, and one of the highlights will be a demonstration of how to make pasta from scratch. There are more than 150 farmersʼ markets in Minnesota and more than 7,000 nationwide. Market Monday, Sartell, began in 2011 and currently has 16-18 vendors selling

Families invited to ‘Take a Day Off’

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Area families and individuals in central Minnesota are invited to take a day off Saturday, Aug. 11 at the fourth annual “Take a Day Off” celebration at Mississippi River Park. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. “Take a Day Off” will provide families from the Stearns and Benton couties area with a chance to experience a variety

Reserve police officers have long history in the city

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

[media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] The St. Joseph Police Department is accepting applications to fill three position in the department’s police-reserve program. From left to right are Police Reserve Coordinator Matt Johnson; resident and former St. Joseph Police Chief Bill Lorentz; and St. Joseph Police Chief Pete Jansky. [media-credit name=”Contributed Photo” align=”alignnone” width=”290″][/media-credit] St. Joseph Reserve Police officers are sworn in

Prepare for upcoming election along with candidates

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, St. Joseph0 Comments

Area cities are in election mode. Why not join them? Research candidates, attend public forums to meet and question candidates, attend city council and commission meetings, and get familiar with issues in your community. That is what politicians do to sway voters. As residents, be ready for them when they pitch their campaigns. August 14 marks the date of the

Resident is comic relief in local production by GNTC

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

[media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] Ron Woods and St. Joseph resident Brad Busse rehearse a scene July 24 from Great Northern Theatre Company’s production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.” The show opens Aug. 9. [media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] Cast members of Great Northern Theatre Company’s upcoming production of “Annie Get Your Gun,” rehearse July 24 at Rocori High School.

Motherly approach to Olympics makes it more entertaining

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. Joseph0 Comments

Something about watching the Olympics makes me want to put on a sweat suit and work out or play a sport. I often try to imagine myself diving for a hit during beach volleyball or twirling in the air as the elite gymnasts do. It is only a thought though. When I played volleyball in high school, I was definitely

Roske helps Guatemalans preserve forests

Dennis DalmanNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen It is often said that some people cannot see the forest for the trees. During her three years in the Peace Corps in Guatemala, Molly Roske of St. Joseph helped rural Guatemalans see the forest and the trees. “The Guatemalans I lived and worked with depend on forest ecosystems for so much – water supply in

Olympics a London triumph, despite Romney

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Column by Candi Vlasaty Mitt Romney’s visit to London coincided with the opening of the Olympic games. He barely stepped off his plane before he stepped on London’s toes. He questioned whether the British were ready for the games to begin, and he commented on their lack of Olympic enthusiasm. Were the British ready and enthusiastic? Yes. Were Mitt Romney’s