by Dave DeMars email@example.com St. Joseph shut out Becker Bandits 6-0 Jack Atkinson pitched a one-hit smoothie against the Becker Bandits on June 10. Atkinson was masterful on the mound striking out seven and giving two walks while allowing only one hit in eight innings. Hunter Blommer covered the ninth and finished the game. The St. Joseph bats gave ample
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org The mother/daughter team of Sherrie Klein and Wendy Loso snapped up a former credit union building and quickly remodeled it into what turned out to be a fast-selling one-of-a kind residence in Collegeville Township. The building, that housed a branch of the Central Minnesota Credit Union at one time, came on the market in March. The
by Mike Knaak email@example.com Area voters can look forward to two primary elections as a result of candidate filings that closed June 5. The primary election is Aug. 14. Stearns County voters will elect the first new sheriff in 16 years after four men filed. Nine people filed for three seats on the St. Cloud school board. The general election
by Dave DeMars firstname.lastname@example.org After 30 minutes of discussion in a closed session at the end of the June 4 regular meeting, the St. Joseph City Council accepted the resignation of Police Chief Joel Klein. The city administrator received Klein’s letter of resignation on May 31 effective immediately. The final action was the council’s acceptance of the resignation June 4.
by Mike Knaak email@example.com The major work on resurfacing CR 75 will be delayed until the summer of 2019, Stearns County Engineer Jodi Teich told county commissioners on June 5. The county is still waiting for federal approval to advertise for bids on the $10 million project. The delay means work would not be able to start until August at
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org The warning-light system installed at the CR 2/Minnesota Street intersection west of St. Joseph appears to have reduced collisions. From fall of 2012 when the intersection was constructed until the fall of 2014, there were eight collisions at the intersection. Five of those involved serious injuries including one fatality. Since the warning lights were installed in
by Mike Knaak email@example.com Area city officials heard an update on sex trafficking investigations and then they asked law enforcement leaders what else needs to be done to combat the problem. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall and Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud spoke to mayors, city council members and city administrators during a St. Cloud Area Joint Cities meeting