March 16 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. Feb. 28

Community education dusts off shiny new snowshoes

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photo by Carolyn Bertsch Sartell-St. Stephen Community Education Instructor Kristina Leppanen tightens a snowshoe strap for Isabel Wuellner, 10, before taking a group of 20 Oak Ridge Elementary School students on an after-school hike Feb. 27. The showshoes were obtained community education through a grant in 2016. This is the first time there has been enough snow to use them.

School board hears chance to host student conventions

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by Dave DeMars The highlight of the Feb. 26 school board meeting was the presentation of members of the Sartell High School Student Council requesting that the board permit them to host the 2020 Minnesota Association of Student Councils -Minnesota Association of Honor Societies (MASC-MAHS) State Convention. The convention would be sometime in April and the Sartell chapter of

Pot ‘o’ Gold 5k run set for St. Pat’s Day

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by Dennis Dalman There will be lots of people sporting leprechaun-green jogging gear when the third annual Pot ‘o’ Gold  5k run takes place on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, at Pine Meadow Elementary School in Sartell. The event, billed as affordable, healthy family fun, is one of the four annual events in the Bernick’s Family Fitness Series

City seeks park input from Morningstar residents

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by Dennis Dalman Sartell is planning to improve Morningstar Neighborhood Park, and it needs residents’ help to do that. Residents, especially those who live in the Morningstar area, are being requested to fill out an online survey before Tuesday, March 13. The seven-question survey takes only a couple of minutes to complete. The results of the survey will be

Council considers more workshop meetings

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by Dennis Dalman The Sartell City Council is considering scheduling more workshops – or at least one this coming July that would be for the purpose of discussing overall budget plans and goals. Council member David Peterson said in the past he had found such workshops to be very beneficial in getting a grasp of what the city is

View housing trends at Home Show, March 9-11

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by Cori Hilsgen The Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, will be noon-8 p.m., Friday, March 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, March 10, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 11 at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center and will again feature the Forever House. This evolving house has four rooms that visitors can walk through to see new home

Council approves wellhead protection plan

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by Dennis Dalman A comprehensive plan to protect Sartell’s drinking water supply was approved by the city council at its Feb. 26 meeting. The plan is called the Comprehensive Wellhead Protection Plan, Part II. It was presented in great detail to the council by consultant Marilyn Bayerl of Bayerl Water Resources, Alexandria; and by Karen Voz of the Minnesota