Aug. 10 Town criers

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St. Stephen to host HHW event Aug. 25 A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held from 8- 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Stearns County will provide local pick up at the St. Stephen City Hall/Fire Department at 2 Sixth Ave SE. Visit the city’s website for a list of accepted items ( Note:  The next collection will be in 2020

Trobec appointed to St. Stephen City Council

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The St. Stephen City Council on Aug. 1 appointed Steve Trobec to the council’s open seat. He will serve until Dec. 31. The council opening was created when Jeff Blenkush was appointed to be the city’s mayor after Cindy VanderWeyst resigned on July 11. The two appointments changed the lineup for this fall’s general election. There will be two council members

Funeral services for Nancy E. Boethin, 79, of Sartell

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Nancy E. Boethin, 79 Sartell May 29, 1939 – July 24, 2018 Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Nancy E. Boethin, 79, of Sartell who died July 24 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Thursday

Board OKs tax increase related to new high school

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by Dave DeMars The Sartell-St. Stephen school board voted on July 16 to implement the planned increase for additional revenue to finance school operations. The annual financial impact is projected to be an additional $82 per $100,000 of assessed value, according to the district. The revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years. The levy will appear on the

New ruling opens courtroom doors just slightly to cameras

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An open-government debate that has gone mostly unnoticed for the past 30 years cleared another milestone in early July. The Minnesota Supreme Court filed an order permanently opening up Minnesota’s criminal courts to cameras. The decision comes after a 2-1/2-year pilot program on camera access to criminal proceedings. The permanent rules take effect Sept. 1. The U.S. Supreme Court held

Justices should be referees, not players on a partisan team

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During the last few weeks, the country has been living through another momentous, and contentious nomination to the Supreme Court. On July 9, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to succeed the retiring Anthony Kennedy. Almost immediately, the battle lines were drawn and we as a nation will bear witness to another exhausting