If, as some insist, President Obama was born in Kenya, then surely Mitt Romney was born on another planet. Will his spacey delusions never end? On election night, he delivered a gracious concession speech. Since then he has been using his outer-planetary imagination to explain why he lost. Among them are these two: Obama played a kind of Santa, promising
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 748 NOV. 16, 2012 DISTRICT CENTER BOARD ROOM The special school board meeting of Independent School District 748 to canvass election results was called to order at 7 a.m. by Clerk Greg Asfeld. Members present: Asfeld, clerk; Lesa Kramer, treasurer; Mary McCabe, director; Gary Schnellert, director; and Joe Hill,
Three Sartell students are studying abroad during the fall semester 2012 through the Office for Education Abroad at the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, and St. John’s University, Collegeville. Alexander Baxa, son of Diana and Donald Baxa, is studying in the Japan program. Baxa is a junior biochemistry major at SJU. Allison Ley, daughter of Linda and Ray Ley,
Wanted: people who like to wrap gifts and want to volunteer their talents. The Tri-County Humane Society needs gift wrappers to wrap presents for shoppers at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud. A gift-wrapping booth will be open during Crossroads business hours in the mall by the Target store from Friday, Dec. 7 to Monday, Dec. 24. The gift wrapping is
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.
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
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
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.