Senior Safety presentation set for Sept. 27

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A Senior Safety Presentation will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Sartell Senior Center, in the Sartell Community Center. All are welcome to attend. The outreach presentation is sponsored by the Sartell Police Department in conjunction with the Sartell Senior Connection. At the meeting, police officers and the community-service officers will give seniors tips on how

Council ponders safety at pedestrian crossings

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Some Sartell residents, worried about safety, have been requesting controlled pedestrian crossings in the city, both across Pinecone Road. One is 15th Street S. with Pinecone Market Place and the other is Pinecone Central Boulevard by the entrance to Pinecone Central Park. Sartell City Engineer Jon Halter outlined the citizen requests at the last city council

‘Bark to Future’ raises record amount

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The staff and friends of the Tri-County Humane Society are ecstatic about the resounding success of “Bark to the Future,” the biggest annual fundraiser for the organization. The walking event for both people and their pets came within a hair’s breadth of its goal –$60,000, with $55,500 raised at last count, said Kate Kompas, volunteer and

Sartell birthday bash set for Oct. 6

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Live music, games for children, prizes and trolley rides that will transport riders back into history will all be part of the upcoming Sartell 111th birthday bash. The event, sponsored by the Sartell Historical Society, will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Sartell Community Center. Judy Morgan, member of the historical society,

Klobuchar, DFL candidates, visit St. Joseph

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited campaign headquarters (the former Newsleaders office building) of Minnesota Senate candidate Joe Perske in St. Joseph the morning of Sept. 15 to help rally democratic volunteers. They were joined by Minnesota House of Representatives District 13B candidate Heidi Everett and 13A candidate Jim Read, former House Representative Bill Luther, senators Kari Dziedzic,

Homecoming fundraiser tradition continues

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The Sartell High School Student Council, proving homecoming is more than theme days, football games and welcoming back alumni, has continued the tradition of designating a recipient for fundraising during the week. The Student Council decided funds would be donated to the ALS Association – Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter, which “supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through

Sartell student earns perfect ACT score

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Janagan Ramanathan, son of Vasugi and Gajen Ramanathan, and a junior at Sartell High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, only around one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1–36.