(Editor’s note: These reflections on the Boston Marathon bombings and the aftermath were submitted to the Sartell Newsleader by Shane Johnson, one of four Sartell residents who ran in the Boston Marathon.) by Shane Johnson, Sartell There are moments in life, and then there are moments: Those spellbinding times when the world seems to stand still as an experience imprints
Phil Ringstrom, Sartell This isn’t a game! As I sit and watch the courage of the victims and families of Sandy Hook and the firefighters and first responders of West Texas and the populace of the Boston area, I see true grit and patriotism. None of the civilian base responded with assault weapons or armed themselves to prevent these tragedies.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSAL FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS TO FINANCE A SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT (COUNTRY MANOR CAMPUS LLC PROJECT) Notice is hereby given the City Council of the City of Sartell, Minn. (the “City”), will meet in the City Council Chambers at the Sartell City Hall, in the City of Sartell, Minn., at 7 p.m.
Chester R. Borger Sr., 82 San Diego March 30, 1931 – April 16, 2013 Chester “Chet” R. Borger Sr., 82, died April 16, 2013. His funeral was held April 24 at San Rafael Catholic Church, San Diego; burial was in the Mission San Luis Rey Cemetery. He was born in East Detroit, Mich. on March 30, 1931 to Russel and Genevieve
T.S. Eliot began his 1922 poem, The Waste Land, with these words: “April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” Eliot had no idea what a “cruel” April is. He obviously wasn’t a Minnesotan. If he could live here this April, he’d be singing a different
Elizabeth E. Traut, 85 Sartell March 5, 1928-March 31, 2013 Elizabeth E. Traut, 85, of Sartell, died Easter Sunday at the Country Manor Apartments, Sartell. Her funeral was held April 4 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Sartell. The Rev. Tim Baltes officiated. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Traut was born March 5, 1928 in Le Sauk Township, Stearns
Taylor Welle, Sartell, has been accepted to and has chosen to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris. Welle, a 2013 graduate of Becker High School will attend Morris beginning fall 2013. He is the recipient of an achievement scholarship, which is based on academic accomplishments and is renewable up to four years. Two Sartell students recently graduated from the
The idea for a canine park in Sartell is a doggone good one. Imagine, if you will, all kinds of happy dogs and happy owners gathered in Pinecone Central Park, enjoying a summer day. Dogs are being walked. Owners are chatting with one another. Many of the dogs and owners are having fun with bounding, bouncing bow-wows catching and retrieving