St. Joseph baseball roundup

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com The Joes hammer Avon 9-4 Brandon Bloch went 4-4 at the plate and led the St. Joseph Joes to a 9-4 win over the Avon Lakers. Bloch drove in three runs for the Joes. “He’s been hitting the ball well,” said Joes Manager Pat Schneider. “It shows his leadership. He’s a solid ballplayer.” Tanner Aleshire also

June 29 St. Joseph people

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Three St. Joseph students received scholarships from Catholic United Financial. They are Ciera Ehlert, Emily Lygre and Taylor Nordine. Keith Warzecka of St. Joseph was named to the spring semester dean’s honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead. To qualify, a student must earn a 3.7 minimum grade-point average. Samantha Smoley of St. Joseph, who is majoring in theater arts and film production, was named

Stearns board denies trap-shooting-range permit

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Stearns County Board voted June 26 to deny a conditional-use permit for a trap shooting range in St. Joseph Township. After a June 20 public hearing, the Planning Commission recommended the county board deny the conditional-use permit. Commissioners cited a number of concerns for denying the request including the proximity of homes, environmental effects of

Council offers Pfannenstein chief’s position

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council chose Dwight Pfannenstein as the new prospective chief of police at its June 18 meeting after wrestling with the question of whether or not the position should be posted and more applicants solicited. The final result will rest with Pfannenstein and whether he will accept the position with the conditions of

Monarch Highway partners celebrate National Pollinator Week, June 18-22

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States along the I-35 Corridor, and many others, have been working to increase pollinator habitat along the corridor to increase awareness and education and have had many successes. Much work is being done to protect pollinators and increase food sources. “With the monarch population’s significant decline, it’s now more important than ever to preserve these important habitats,” said Minnesota Department