Change needed in District 13B, vote Everett

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Barb Nelson, Sartell If the political scene in Minnesota is ever going to change, then a change in the personal makeup of the legislature needs to change. Legislators on both sides feel what they are proposing and enacting is best for the people of Minnesota. Unfortunately, the Republicans believe the following: eliminate health care for thousands by destroying the Affordable Care

Perske has experience needed for state Senate

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Jim Graeve, St. Joseph We in Senate District 13 have a golden opportunity to elect Joe Perske to the Minnesota Senate on Nov. 6. Joe proves his electability by being the former mayor of Sartell and our current county commissioner. These two jobs give him hands-on experience of the needs of our communities. Joe knows how to save a buck. Many

Opioid tax a bad idea, reader says

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David Forbes, St. Cloud   St. Cloud area businesses are the backbone of our community and our economic force. And as any good businessperson knows, businesses need a healthy and productive employee base to flourish and grow. Unfortunately, the opioid addiction crisis is putting a significant strain on our economy and damaging communities nationwide.    Minnesota continues to be a leader

Sept. 21 Town Criers

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Millstream Arts Fest to be held Sept. 30 Millstream Arts Festival will offer free, supervised bike-corral services by St. John’s Preparatory National Honor Society students for those who wish to cycle to the festival. The corral will be located near the information booth. The event will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 and includes juried art, music, food

Sept. 21 Sartell-St. Stephen School Board minutes from Aug. 10

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REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO 748 AUG. 20, 2018 DISTRICT SERVICE CENTER BOARD ROOM The regular school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 5 p.m. by Chair Jason Nies. Members present: Nies; Mary McCabe, vice chair; Jeremy Snoberger, treasurer; Lesa Kramer, director; Patrick Marushin, director; and Jeff

Sept. 19 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. Sept. 12

Sept. 11 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. Sept. 5

School accountability scores hold good news for Sartell schools

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com As students head back to school this week, teachers and administrators received their own report cards on student performance. The state Department of Education released the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress towards English language proficiency, graduation rates and consistent attendance. The