Dockery to star as Junie B. Jones

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

It’s quite a feat for a 10th-grader to act the role of a first-grader in a play and have the audience captivated and in stitches by the antics of the little school girl. But that’s what Regan Dockery of Sartell does. The Sartell High School student is utterly convincing as Junie B. Jones, the lead character in “Junie B. Jones

Suspect in Decker slaying released

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Just the day before the funeral of slain police officer Thomas Decker, the man who had been arrested in connection with his murder was released from the Stearns County Jail. The news stunned everyone, including many supporters of Decker’s who were gathered outside the jail to find out if Ryan Michael Larson, 34, would remain in custody or be released.

Older building transformed into pediatric clinic

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Long-time Sartell residents who walk into the “Sartell Pediatrics” clinic in Sartell will have trouble remembering what that building looked like before. More than 30 years ago, that brick building at 111 2nd St. S. was a drive-up bank. And then, for many years, it turned into a series of bar-restaurants with varying names such as the V-Bar and The

Local members of chorale will perform ‘A Child’s Christmas’ concert

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“A Child’s Christmas,” a holiday concert recalling the innocence and wonder of Christmas as seen through a child’s eyes and ears, will be performed Dec. 15 and 16 by the Great River Chorale and its musical guests at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. The concert will include traditional Christmas carols, new music and familiar songs for audiences of

Group sells ‘bricks,’ raises money for Uganda trip

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Fifteen people, most of them members of Celebration Lutheran Church, have gone into a fundraising mode, hoping to raise enough for a two-week trip to Uganda to build a school. Although the trip won’t take place until next August, time is of the essence as organizers have to raise funds in advance to ensure the trip can even happen. The

Fenlasons grace pages of ‘Golf Business Magazine’

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Many people who pick up the November issue of “Golf Business Magazine” will be pleasantly surprised to find a large photo of two familiar, friendly faces – Kittie and Linda Fenlason of Sartell. The Fenlasons, who are sisters-in-law, are the owners-operators of Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sartell. They are the subjects of a laudatory magazine article entitled “Owning Up,”

More than $16,000 raised for TCHS

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

The “Give to the Max Day” at the Tri-County Humane Society was a bow-wow-wonderful success, raising $8,496, which is $3,000 more than the event raised last year. Two of the donations were matching grants of $1,000 each, and one donation of $900 was given by some generous person who wants to remain anonymous. Another success was the 27th annual “Santa