Sept. 11 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. Sept. 5

Absentee voting starts Sept. 21

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Stearns County will have three locations available for absentee voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Absentee voting starts Friday, Sept. 21. Here are the three locations for absentee voting in person: Stearns County Administration Center Auditor’s Office, Room 148 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Stearns County Service Center West License Center 3301 CR 138, Waite Park

Council rejects street name request

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A request by a company in Sartell to have an avenue named after itself was nixed by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting. The roadway going past the building into which CH Robinson is relocating is now designated as Medical Arts Avenue S. The avenue and the company are located in Sartell’s medical-campus area

3rd annual ‘Rock 4 Alzheimer’s’ event set for Sept. 22

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With an increasing number of people being diagnosed with the illness, local performers once again will offer music enthusiasts some entertainment while helping raise awareness of and funding research for Alzheimer’s disease. These performers will gather for the third annual “Rock 4 Alzheimer’s” event from 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, in the parking lot behind the

Council approves prelim budget, levy

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A preliminary 2019 budget and levy that could raise city property taxes by 1.16 percent was approved unanimously by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting. The preliminary levy is the maximum amount the city can levy. The council, however, can decrease that amount, and its departments will continue to look for expenses that could

Task force fights trafficking of drugs, sex

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The good news is meth labs in Central Minnesota are now rarities, but the bad news is meth and heroin continue to be “drugs of choice” for all too many “recreational” users, who can quickly become addicts. That’s according to John Lester, who spoke at the 10th annual “Cookout with Cops” Aug. 23 at the St. Francis

Design plans ordered for outdoor patio/stage

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An outdoor patio concert stage just might become a reality at the Sartell Community Center in the not-too-distant future. At its last meeting, the Sartell City Council voted 4-1 to authorize Miller Architects and Builders of St. Cloud to come up with designs and fine-tuned costs for such a project. Miller has worked with the city

Sidewalk to be installed on east side

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A sidewalk will be constructed starting at the east side of the Sartell bridge at the newly reconstructed intersection of CR 29 and CR 33. The Sartell City Council at its last meeting gave unanimous approval for the sidewalk, with a cost not to exceed $15,000. Benton County has been working all summer on road-and-utility improvements