Feb. 16 Sartell-St.Stephen people

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                                  Two Sartell students have been named to the fall semester president’s list at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. Students achieving president’s list honors earned a 4.0 grade-point average. The students are Zachery Fisher and Brooke Radi. Employees from Stearns Electric Association recently visited

2 killed, 2 injured in CR 2 collision

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Two people from Utah died in a two-car collision on Stearns CR 2 near Island Lake Road north of Cold Spring Wednesday morning. The collision occurred when a driver traveling south lost control and slid sideways into the northbound lane about 8 a.m., according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle crashed in the ditch and rolled. Cody Randall,

A novel idea

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photo by Carolyn BertschAddy Meier, 5, (center) points to an illustration from the book "Love You Forever" while Anna Lang, 4, looks on during a visit Feb. 1 from Gabi Schumann, 10, as part of Sartell School Readiness. Members of the Pine Meadow Elementary Student Council paired with younger students to read several books together. Schumann, Meier and Lang are all

SMS students play ‘Stock Market Game’

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Adults aren’t the only people interested in what happens with the daily rise and fall of investments in the stock market. Several area students are also learning about the market. At Sartell Middle School, the students began playing the Stock Market Game from 7:45-8:20 a.m. Tuesday mornings in late January and will continue through May 2.

Sartell graduate wins first in art contest

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Award-winning artist Jabreel Abdi of Sartell loves to extend his cultural horizons in directions that lead him to new ideas, new techniques, new styles. Abdi, a graduate of Sartell High School, recently won first place in an art contest titled “Be HumanKIND: A Way to Honor Community Healing.” The contest at St. Cloud Technical & Community

25th ice-fishing contest set Feb. 17 at Kraemer Lake

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com For area fishing enthusiasts, it’s time to get your jiggle sticks ready for the annual St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club fishing contest. The 25th annual ice-fishing contest will be from noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 on Kraemer Lake. The event includes more than $3,000 in prizes. Pan-fish and game-fish payouts include $200 for first place,

Tofteys’ artworks enchant smiling viewers

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Entering the home of Jack and Suzanne Toftey in Sartell is a bit like entering an enchanting storybook world that causes visitors to smile and sometimes chuckle and laugh with wonderment. Everywhere on display are whimsical bowls, plates, paintings and wood-carved figures, and each one of them evokes the magical delights of Norwegian folk scenes: children