ASA students fill boxes for homeless

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com All Saints Academy-St. Joseph students are busy with the school’s annual Advent Box service project. Each year, the students give of their time, talent and treasures to help make Christmas time more fun for other children in the area. All Saints Academy students will fill shoeboxes with donated items and give them to Place of Hope

Winners announced for peace-poster contest

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Lions International Peace Poster Contest is a contest that encourages children ages 11-13 to express what peace means to them. The contest allows students to share their images of peace with others so all have greater tolerance and international understanding.                    

Council gives final nod to 2018 budget

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council held a truth-in-taxation hearing regarding the 2018 city budget and then gave its final approval to the 2018 city budget at the Dec. 4 meeting. When solicited, no public comments about the budget came from the audience. Total budget increases for 2018 were $3.1 million dollars compared to $2.9 million for

Thank you all for successful Small Business Saturday

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Mary C. Bruno, Bruno Press Thank you to the Newsleaders for publishing Vicki Ikeogu’s article in advance of the Holiday Art Crawl. With that boost in helping make sure everyone knew it was happening, we had our most successful art crawl ever. More than 1,000 people visited St. Joseph shops, studios, bars and restaurants on Small Business Saturday. Thank you also

What a wonderful St. Joseph Winterwalk

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Margy Hughes St. Joseph Action Group On Dec. 1, downtown St. Joseph was full of enthusiasm. Many thanks to the businesses and volunteers that made this happen. This was the eighth tree lighting. The evening started at the Bello Cucina patio with the assistance of our “guest illuminators” St. Joseph Police Chief Joel Klein and his wife, Anne, and son

Dec. 8 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Nov. 24 1:58 p.m. Dispute. 910 Baker St. E. Officer

First ‘Country Lights Festival’ set Dec. 2-31

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The lights around Lake Francis, located on Pinecone Road by the new community center in Sartell, will be shining brightly throughout December to liven up the holiday season. The first “Country Lights Festival” will debut Saturday, Dec. 2 and continue throughout the rest of the month.  Activities planned include an Angel of Hope candlelight vigil (with

‘Plowing Vets’ plows free for public servants

Dennis DalmanFeatured News, News, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Public servants and/or their families can get their driveways plowed free this winter, thanks to a volunteer program known as Plowing Vets. Such public servants in the greater St. Cloud area who include veterans, families of veterans stationed elsewhere, police officers, firefighters and first-responders. It’s the second year of the free service, which was founded by