Section of First Street N. closed July 19

Mike KnaakNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

A section of First Street NE/CR 29 on the east side of Sartell will be closed starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. The road will be closed between the Mississippi River bridge and Benton Drive.The road will be closed through Tuesday, July 24. Benton Drive will be open to traffic. First Street NE/CR 29 will be open for

Stearns Electric names new CEO

Mike KnaakFeatured News, News, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Stearns Electric Association has named a new chief executive officer. Robin Doege, who currently serves as CEO of Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative, will replace current CEO Dave Gruenes on Aug. 13. Doege was chosen after the board of directors conducted a national search. Doege worked eight years at Todd-Wadena and 10 years at Connexus Energy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in

July 2 Sartell police blotter

Mike KnaakBlotter, News, Sartell – St. Stephen, Uncategorized0 Comments

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 tricountycrimestoppers.org. 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. June 20

Community satisfaction with education programs at a high level

Dave DeMarsFeatured News, News, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com At its June 19 regular meeting, the Sartell-St. Stephen school board received reports on the Community Survey and on a year-old program called the Circle of Friends. Kay Nelson, assistant superintendent of learning services, along with school officials Brenda Steve, Kurt Stumpf, Kip Lynk, Sara Nelson and Kris O’Brien shared the highlights of the 2017-18 District

Hammond to spend junior year ‘Down Under’

Dennis DalmanFeatured News, News, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Ayleigh Hammond of Sartell will attend a year of high school “Down Under,” in the nation of Australia. For Hammond, who loves to travel and learn about foreign cultures, it’s a dream come true. The traveling-learning bug bit her in the summer before seventh grade when she had a chance to do some cultural-enrichment traveling in

Strong finish for fourth-graders

Carolyn BertschNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

photo by Carolyn BertschEvie Lolmasteymaugh, 10, takes flight over a sandpit May 25 during the long-jump competition at the Pine Meadow Elementary School fourth-grade track- and-field event. In the background, teammate Sophia Savage, 10, applauds. photo by Carolyn BertschRyan Sprenger, 9, brings home the baton during the final stretch of a relay race May 25 at the annual Pine Meadow