Leave fireworks to professionals

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Tips for a safe, fun July Fourth The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday. Yet mishaps with fireworks can make the holiday memorable for all the wrong reasons. Each Fourth of July, thousands of Americans are injured using fireworks, and 1,300 people injure their eyes. Eye injuries from fireworks include cuts, burns, abrasions, retinal detachment, optic nerve damage,

Arlington Place takes a trip to the ‘Wild, Wild West’ with community barn dance

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by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Residents of Arlington Place journeyed back to the “Old West” during a barn dance June 23. Complete with straw hats and bandannas to horses and live music, the potluck-style gathering was a happy time for the more than 60 people who attended. “We’re just having a blast,” said Pat Flicker, director of the assisted-living community. “We

Parishioners bid farewell to Father Joseph Feders

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Members of the Church of St. Joseph Catholic Church bade farewell to Father Joseph Feders after weekend Masses on June 23 and 24. Feders has been the pastor of the church for the past six years. The Rev. Jerome Tupa will replace Feders as the new pastor. Tupa has been serving at the Church of St.

Branch library not yet possible in Sartell

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Amber Roerick news@thenewsleaders.com The possibility for a branch library that would be a part of the Great River Regional Library system is not yet possible for the city of Sartell, said Kirsty Smith, director of the Great River Regional Library. For at least six years, the city of Sartell has been looking into getting a new branch library without

Man arrested in Sartell burglary

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A St. Cloud man was arrested and jailed after being nabbed at the scene of a burglary in progress in Sartell. Sartell police arrested Richard Alan Staples Jr., 18, at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, June 24 at a residence in the 1100 block of 11th Street N. A witness had seen a male in a car who appeared to be prowling

Even birds enjoy new Sartell library

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell now has a new library. Well, in a way it does. It’s called the “Little Free Library.” It was constructed by Jessica Wallin of Glenville, the daughter of Sartell resident Cheri Sletten. Glenville based her construction design on a little country church by a cemetery near Starbuck where her grandparents –Cheri’s parents – are buried.

Conzemius appointed to international technology board

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Laurie Conzemius, the media specialist at Pine Meadow Elementary School, has been appointed to the board of the International Society for Technology in Education. ISTE is a membership association for teachers and education leaders who use technology in the educational process. There are about 5,000 members worldwide. Conzemius, one of three new people appointed to the