Boy Scout Troop 211 camps out with moms

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Boy Scout Troop 211 of Sartell recently completed a campout. There is nothing unusual about that. What was different about this endeavor compared to others is the boys took their moms. “We figured our moms had never been camping with us and they would want to see what our campouts look like,” said Dean Amundson, a participant on the campout.

Nov. 30 Sartell blotter

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the Sartell Police Department at 251-8186 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 crimes. Nov. 14 8:56 a.m. Hit and run. Riverside Avenue. A male was

Local student studying in Chile

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Benjamin Evenson, son of Marne and Mark Evenson of St. Joseph, is studying in Chile during fall semester 2012 through the Office for Education Abroad at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, and St. John’s University in Collegeville. Evenson is a junior Hispanic studies major at SJU. The Chilean program is hosted by Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, a private

City leaves area human rights commission

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Members of the St. Joseph City Council voted 4-1 to leave the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Commission. Council member Renee Symanietz voted against the move to discontinue membership. The commission was created to supervise the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Office. The office opened in September 2010 and provides outreach, education and intake functions for St. Cloud-area residents. St.

Fellowship awarded to local business employee

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Dr. Ragna Godtland of PineCone Vision Center was recently accepted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). Fellowship candidates complete rigorous coursework and are evaluated on the highest standards of professional competence. Godtland’s fellowship status makes PineCone Vision Center the only center in the area with all fellowship trained doctors. Fellows of the Academy are committed to