City Council to vote on EDA appointment

TaLeiza CallowayCriers, St. Joseph0 Comments

The St. Joseph City Council will consider the appointment of Doug Danielson to the St. Joseph Economic Development Authority next month. Danielson, a manager at Sentry Bank in St. Joseph, could fill the seat once held by Chad Davey. In a letter to the mayor and members of the EDA, Davey resigned from the EDA citing a heavy workload and

Major face-lifts underway at Sartell schools

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen School District school buildings – in some areas sagging and wrinkled – are undergoing long-overdue face-lifts, thanks to money authorized by voters in last year’s referendum. Most of the projects throughout the district have already begun and should be finished by the time school starts next fall. The following are the projects now

Looking for your perfect pet just got easier

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Katie Winkelman Sartell, MN Betsy Banks Saul and Jared Saul came up with the idea of Petfinder.com in early 1996 as a resolution to do something for homeless animals. They were not active in the animal sheltering community, but had skills with computers and graphic design. Overriding that, was a strong interest in animals. At first, the site was limited

Frankie Ring Memorial Tourney set for July 13

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Friends, loved ones and even some total strangers will gather July 13 to honor the memory of Frankie Ring and to raise money for his three favorite activities: acting, mission trips and swimming. Ring, who would have turned 20 on May 27, committed suicide on Jan. 29, 2010. He was only 17. His many friends and

Site of former credit union demolished

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph resident Ellie Studer stood by a tree in the rain and watched as the building that once housed the Central Minnesota Credit Union and a few other local businesses came down June 13. “I wish I could just get one brick,” Studer said. Studer is a member of the St. Joseph Historical Society. She

Seniors, veterans can choose cats for free

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

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It’s so crowded with cats and kittens at the Tri-County Humane Society the staff members wonder if they themselves will have to be evicted to make room for more and more cats. As the staff is fond of saying, “It’s not raining cats and dogs; it’s raining cats and cats and more cats.” The only room