Millstream Park shelter grand opening Nov. 27

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com People who are curious about the new park shelter in Millstream Park will get a chance to tour it at a grand opening at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. The St. Joseph Lions Club will present a $40,000 donation to the City of St. Joseph at the event. Matt Killam, who is a member of the

Kennedy celebrates veterans

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Wanting to thank veterans for their service, Kennedy Community School students, faculty and staff celebrated local veterans and their families Nov. 10 during an all-school assembly to honor Veterans Day. School Principal Laurie Putnam said almost 50 veterans attended the event. They shared memories of their service time, which included those who served in the 1950s

Kennedy students celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Does creating towers from spaghetti and marshmallows or sticky structures from gum drops and toothpicks sound like school work to you? It was for students at Kennedy Community School. They had a chance to study and learn about new science, technology, engineering, art and math innovations and recently had a chance to explore more options in

‘MinnesotaCare Buy-In’ hopes to improve state healthcare

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Hoping to improve Minnesotans’ access to healthcare, state officials Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper held a town hall meeting Nov. 6 at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College to discuss the “MinnesotaCare Buy-In” proposal. A panel of speakers included Smith, Piper, State Rep. Clark Johnson, Senior Policy Advisor Lauren Gilchrist,

Abandoned Florida dogs now happy in Minnesota

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by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com After clinging to survival in drenched misery in Florida, Goliath, Lola, Peanut and Romeo are now safe, loved and happy in their new dry-and-warm homes in Minnesota. All four are dogs adopted out by the Tri-County Humane Society. They were among a shipment of 10 abandoned dogs rescued and brought to the TCHS in the wake

Rifle deer season means a busy St. Joseph Meat Market

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by Vicki Ikeogu news@thenewsleader.com Many hunters have already started packing up their blaze-orange gear after a successful (or not so successful) deer-hunting season. But for staff at the St. Joseph Meat Market, the conclusion of rifle season equals the kick-off to the busiest time of the year. “Usually we really start getting busy in November with the first few weeks

Nov. 17 Town criers

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Sartell Winter Market is this Saturday, Nov. 18 Sartell Winter Market will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 18 at Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. Some of the many items you will find include the following: eggs, vegetables from storage, canned goods, baked treats, breads and many craft items. Come start your holiday shopping early. All

Renewed interest sparked in possible central Minnesota saint

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by Vicki Ikeogu news@thenewsleaders.com Sister Annella Zervas may have physically left this earth almost a century ago, but people like St. Cloud’s Brendan King and Avon’s Patrick Norton believe she is still working miracles. Zervas died in 1926 in a painful and drawn-out suffering caused by Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris, which is a rare skin disorder that causes inflammation of the