Exhibit speaks eloquently of immigrant experience

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Two Sartell residents, Zurya Anjum and Itoro Emmanuel, are being honored in a traveling exhibit dubbed Green Card Voices, which is now prominently on display in the lobby of the Sartell Community Center. The exhibit will run through May 11, after which it will be shown in all of Sartell’s public schools. Previously, the exhibit was

‘Color Walk-Run’ to culminate in dazzling swirl of colors

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A wild swirl of colors will dazzle participants and onlookers at the first “Color 1k/5k Walk-Run” at Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell Sunday, May 20. The walkers and runners will be splashed and drenched in colors. All are welcome to sign up for the event, which is a fundraiser for a mission trip to Milwaukee, Wis.,

Nobles selected BBBS Family of the Year

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Are you interested in making a “big” difference in helping shape someone’s life? If so, you might be interested in checking out the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota program like Sartell residents Sarah and Andy Noble did. They and their children Alexandra, Katelyn and William, were recently selected as the 2018 Big Brothers Big

First United plans Garden Sanctuary

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com First United Methodist Church announced plans for a Garden Sanctuary as part of the church’s master plan. The congregation’s plans include a memorial garden, where cremains will be interred; a large patio with a wood-fired bread oven; outdoor worship and concert space; and a labyrinth. The plan and fundraising efforts were announced April 29, with a

Council agrees to share cost of fields’ maintenance

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 by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com For the third consecutive year, the Sartell City Council approved an athletic-fields maintenance contract among the city, Pinecone Central Park Association, the Sartell-St. Stephen school district and ProFields LLC. The council approved the contract unanimously at its April 23 meeting. Jason Mathiasen, a member of the PCPA Board of Directors, updated the council on work being

May 4 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 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. April 18

After 30 years, a last dance, a farewell

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by Patric Lewandowski advertising@thenewsleaders.com As they have for the past 30 years, dancers took the floor for the Sartell Community Education dance show on Saturday, April 21.  While all the dance shows of the past three decades have had something special about them, this one was a true tearjerker. The 30th anniversary dance show was also founder Shelly Teff’s last. 

‘Green Card Voices’ travels to Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Green Card Voices, a traveling exhibit featuring the lives of immigrants to central Minnesota, will be widely seen in Sartell during the month of May. One of the immigrants featured in the show is Sartell resident Zurya Anjum, who works as a psychiatrist at the VA Health Care System in St. Cloud. Green Card Voices will