Ask a trooper 2012

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w/photos The difference between meeting and following a school bus at a railroad crossing by Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol Q: Referencing one of your last articles on “passing a school bus that is stopped at a railroad crossing,” they said they MET a bus at the crossing. They did not come up behind it. If you MEET

Feb. 15 Sartell

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Twenty-three Sartell students were among 1,128 students who recently graduated from St. Cloud State University. They, their majors and honors are as follows: Jeremy Ballmann, bachelor’s in finance; Thomas Bidinger, bachelor’s in English, magna cum laude; Byron Bohlsen, bachelor’s in network modeling and simulation; Michelle Budde, bachelor’s in elective studies; Emily Carroll, bachelor’s in special education; Thomas Gibney, bachelor’s of

Pinecone Central Park will be regional crown jewel

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It’s really exciting to see, step by step, Pinecone Central Park coming together. When spring arrives, there will be a citywide – indeed regional – cause for celebration when teams gather to play ball on the new turf. The grand opening of the park will coincide with Sartell SummerFest 2013, which will guarantee a good time will be had by

Anything scientific must, of course, be a leftist plot

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There is nothing more stubbornly reactionary than those who deny anything and everything scientific. Facts to these people are nothing but pesky nuisances or – worse – lies disguised as “facts” by the liberal news media. You would think, in this modern age, everyone would agree Planet Earth is not flat. But I’m sure there are still some hold-outs –

Thinking outside the box about gun control

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by Janelle Von Pinnnon – Publisher As readers probably already know, the Newsleader has been battling it out between both sides of the gun-control issue – some tout enacting legislature to limit military-style assault weapons and enforce stricter gun-licensing rules; others advocate their Second Amendment rights saying “guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” Although both sides are adamant in their

Feb. 8 Sartell

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Winners named in spelling bee On Jan. 28, Sartell area students found themselves spelling words like “authoritative,” “wanderlust,” and “odyssey” in the District 748 Spelling Bee. Eighth-grader Adam Johnson placed first by spelling the most words correctly; second and third places went to seventh-graders Maia Kurvers and Monte Belmont, respectively.  These students will represent Sartell-St. Stephen schools at the Regional

Hats off to Sartell Danceline on its 25th happy birthday

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Congratulations to the Sartell-St. Stephen Community Education Danceline, which is now celebrating its 25th birthday. The good things brought about by that danceline are incalculable. Thousands of girls not only enjoyed dancing but they also learned confidence, self-esteem and poise while having fun. Their parents and relatives who packed the bleachers for each show also enjoyed the memorable dance numbers.