by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com Students at Kennedy Community school are learning some mouse trivia such as the average mouse will breathe 163 times each minute, their tails have scales on that help them climb, they can make their own vitamin C and more as they participate in the One District, One Book program during February. Media specialist Holly Nelson said
(Editor’s note: Two candidates have announced plans to run for Stearns County sheriff. This week Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud is profiled. Next week Lt. Robert Dickhaus of the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office will be profiled.,) by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org The surest path to effective law enforcement, not to mention crime prevention, is a tightly interconnected, collaborative approach, according
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com Shoppers will have a chance to check out new gift ideas at the recently “re-imagined” Whitby Gift Shop which opens Feb. 16. Although the gift shop has usually closed for inventory during January, it was closed a few more weeks this year to get ready for the “Reimagining of the Art and Heritage Place.” Sister Jean
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org On her birthday, on her last day of work, Sandy Paggen of rural St. Stephen gave a flurry of hugs to a circle of misty-eyed co-workers, then looked out the front door, and through eyes still wet with tears, she saw a sleek white stretch limo parked there. Someone unrolled a red carpet from the limo.
by Mike Knaak email@example.com Michelle Fischbach can keep her state Senate seat while serving as lieutenant governor. A Ramsey County District Court judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against Fischbach, a Republican who represents the Sartell and St. Joseph areas in District 13. The lawsuit challenging the dual roles was premature, the judge wrote, until the Legislature starts on Feb.
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org Students, faculty and staff at All Saints Academy-St. Joseph celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28-Feb. 3 with a variety of activities. This year’s theme was “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” The week included themed days, fun activities, prayer and a service project. The week began with a Sunday Mass at the Church of St. Joseph
by Mollie Rushmeyer email@example.com With more than 30,000 electric shock accidents and 2,555 children treated every year for shock injuries because of wall outlets, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, Stearns Electric Association is seeking to educate area children about safety around electricity as well as energy efficiency. For Theresa Fleege, fourth-grade teacher at All Saints Academy in St.
John Stevens, Intern SJU ’18 Note to our readers: This column is part of a series from a blog recently started by a loosely knit independent group of area business people and residents who love and want to promote the energy and enthusiasm of downtown St. Joseph: The Joe Town Vibe. To find the column online or to read web