St. Joseph baseball roundup

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.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

Credit union office remodeled into unique Collegeville Township home

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com 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

Early filing period ends with primary elections set for Stearns sheriff, St. Cloud school board

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.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

St. Joseph police chief resigns

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com 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.

Warning lights on CR 2 reduce collisions

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com 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

Sex trafficking happens in small cities too

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.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