Jan. 5 Public notice – Public hearing on propose application for CDBG funding

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CITY OF ST. JOSEPH NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDING To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of St. Joseph, Minnesota will meet in Council Chambers of the St. Joseph City Hall, located at 75 Callaway St. E., St. Joseph, Minnesota 56374, at 6 p.m. Tuesday,

Gerald L. ‘Jerry’ Johnson, 85

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Gerald L. “Jerry” Johnson, 85 St. Joseph April 30, 1932-Dec. 25, 2017 Gerald L. “Jerry” Johnson, 85, of St. Joseph, died Dec. 25, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. His funeral was held Jan. 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, officiated. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Jerry was born on April 30,

Funeral service for Gerald L. ‘Jerry’ Johnson, 85, of St. Joseph

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Gerald L. “Jerry” Johnson, 85 St. Joseph April 30, 1932-Dec. 25, 2017 Gerald L. “Jerry” Johnson, 85, of St. Joseph, died Dec. 25, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, will officiate. Burial will

Minnesotans can be proud of clean-energy initiatives

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Clean energy is not only the wave of the future, it has become a job-booster across the nation and especially right here in Minnesota. According to Clean Energy Economy Minnesota, the state gained 2,892 jobs related to clean energy last year, a growth rate almost four times faster than the rest of the economy. The clean-energy sector now employs 57,000

Village fire turns poor Tiny Tim to ashes

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(Editor’s note: Several readers have asked me if I would republish this column in time for Christmas. It was originally published Dec. 7, 2000.) Those ceramic Christmas villages are nostalgic wonders, but do be careful. I was always buying those village pieces for other people as presents. This year, I decided to buy one for myself. I bought five buildings:

Tra-la-la, ’tis the season to be merry

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So it’s Christmas time again. Looking around this week, I can’t believe how fast it has all gone. Once again, December has flown by. Christmas is right around the corner, along with family gatherings and giving galore. The music playing, the snow on the ground; many factors come together to make this season so special. Most of all, though, are

Helen Krebsbach, 82, of St. Joseph

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Helen Krebsbach St. Joseph Feb. 24, 1935-Dec. 15, 2017 Helen Krebsbach, 82, of St. Joseph died Dec. 15 in the St. Cloud Hospital. Her funeral was held Dec. 20 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, officiated. Entombment of the urn will take place at a later date. Helen was born on Feb. 24, 1935

Cofell’s concert blend of Christmas cheer

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by Patric Lewandowski news@thenewsleaders.com The holidays come with all types of traditions, from caroling to cookie making. One St. Joseph tradition is entering its ninth year: the Dave Cofell Christmas Show at Local Blend. “It started small nine years ago but it has really grown,” said Dave Cofell, founder and host of the Christmas show. “The Local Blend didn’t have