A unique cane-carver will be the special guest of the Sartell Senior Connection at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Sartell School District Office. Dale Lesser of Buffalo is involved in the “Eagle Honor Canes” program for military veterans who have lost a leg, foot or hip or who have received a Purple Heart for service to their country.
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The College of St. Scholastica now has a new branch home – in Sartell – after being in Waite Park for 10 years. It’s now housed in a building just off Highway 15 across from Epic Center, a building it shares with Resource Training and Solutions and Strack Construction, which built the 34,000-square-foot structure. Its physical
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org All bicyclists should never ride after dark unless they make efforts to become highly visible to motorists, the Sartell Police Department is advising. Recently, a man walked into the police department to complain about how many young people ride bikes who cannot be seen after dark. The department then contacted the Sartell Newsleader to request a
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The tax levy for the Sartell city budget for 2014 will increase by 2.3 percent, according to estimates now in the preliminary budget, which was approved by the city council at its Sept. 9 meeting. The council will consider approving a final budget at a public hearing during the Dec. 9 council meeting. After a preliminary
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org It looked like a gathering of the tribes – what with colorful banners, tie-dyed costumes and music drifting in the air. And it was, in fact, a “tribal” meeting – “Woofstock,” the annual fundraiser of the Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud’s Wilson Park. The Sept. 7 event attracted at least 485 registered walkers for the
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Q: How many Girl Scouts does it take to transform a neighborhood park? A: Four Girl Scouts – Scouts with vision, determination and hard work. Thanks to the four Scouts, the Huntington Park neighborhood park in south Sartell is receiving a new-and-improved look. The Scouts are Kali Enstad, Emily Hoppe, Ally Haas and Jessica Mergen –
by Mark Lauer firstname.lastname@example.org What if you were picked to take over for someone who was so honored, so well-respected, that the very thought of being that person’s “replacement” seemed out of the question? And that no one, no matter how qualified, could ever fill those shoes again? Welcome to Gary Fasching’s world. Last November, St. John’s University’s football coach,
contributed photos Above, Claire Miller of Sartell won four ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair for ninth-grade art. She won second place in pastel for “The Ballerina” (pictured on top row far left) and third place in charcoal for her portrait “The Stoic.” She won two honorable mention awards for oil/acrylic for “The Crane” and for watercolor for “The Green