Local members of chorale will perform ‘A Child’s Christmas’ concert

Cori HilsgenNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

“A Child’s Christmas,” a holiday concert recalling the innocence and wonder of Christmas as seen through a child’s eyes and ears, will be performed Dec. 15 and 16 by the Great River Chorale and its musical guests at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. The concert will include traditional Christmas carols, new music and familiar songs for audiences of

Caregivers share journeys during local event

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

There is no universal recipe to be a good caregiver. Everyone has his or her own flavor and style. Whether caring for a spouse, parent or friend, one of the main ingredients is remembering each is not alone. About 15 caregivers gathered Nov. 29 at the St. Joseph Community Fire Hall to learn about area resources and networking as they

Suspect in Decker slaying released

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Just the day before the funeral of slain police officer Thomas Decker, the man who had been arrested in connection with his murder was released from the Stearns County Jail. The news stunned everyone, including many supporters of Decker’s who were gathered outside the jail to find out if Ryan Michael Larson, 34, would remain in custody or be released.

Local members of chorale will perform ‘A Child’s Christmas’ concert

Cori HilsgenNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

“A Child’s Christmas,” a holiday concert recalling the innocence and wonder of Christmas as seen through a child’s eyes and ears, will be performed Dec. 15 and 16 by the Great River Chorale and its musical guests at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. The concert will include traditional Christmas carols, new music and familiar songs for audiences of

Community input sessions set to select new superintendent

jon_y51o5q81News, St. Joseph0 Comments

St. Cloud Area School District 742 will hold two community input sessions Tuesday, Dec. 18 to help select a new superintendent. The first at 10 a.m. at Whitney Senior Center; the second at 7  p.m. at the Apollo High School Resource Center. Community members are asked to help determine challenges, strengths and goals for the district as well as what

Students gather to celebrate

Dennis DalmanNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

The campus of the College of St. Benedict glowed with flickering lights Nov. 27 when students gathered outdoors to celebrate “Christmas at Saint Ben’s.” Hundreds of students cheered as CSB President Mary Ann Baenninger plugged in the 20-foot-tall Christmas tree, covered with more than 3,000 white lights. Many of the students held small candles or torches to honor the CSB

More than $16,000 raised for TCHS

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

The “Give to the Max Day” at the Tri-County Humane Society was a bow-wow-wonderful success, raising $8,496, which is $3,000 more than the event raised last year. Two of the donations were matching grants of $1,000 each, and one donation of $900 was given by some generous person who wants to remain anonymous. Another success was the 27th annual “Santa