Feb. 9 St. Joseph people

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Kelly Skalicky, daughter of Stearns Bank CEO Norm Skalicky, was recently promoted to president of the organization. As a lawyer, Skalicky provided legal counsel to Stearns Bank for more than 20 years. She has served as general counsel for the last six years. “I am humbled and honored to accept this new role. It’s a privilege and, frankly, an enormous

Knights donate to help Puerto Rican school

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Members of the St. Joseph Catholic Parish, thanks to the Knights of Columbus, raised and donated nearly $3,000 to help repair a school in Puerto Rico that was devastated by Hurricane Maria last fall. Funds for the school were raised mainly at a Knights of Columbus breakfast in January. The school has a connection to the

Veterans Art show Feb. 7, 8

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com For many artists, their gifts and talents of expressing themselves through their work can also be a form a therapy. The Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, nationwide, use the creative arts as a form of rehabilitative treatment for veterans recovering from and coping with physical and emotional disabilities. Veterans enrolled at Veterans Affairs health-care facilities

Five children named K of C free-throw winners

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Five boys and girls from the St Joseph area were named local champions of the 2018 Knights of Columbus basketball free-throw championship held Jan. 28. These children have earned the right to compete at the regional level. Ten children participated in the competition at the All Saints Academy-St. Joseph upper floor gym. Brady Thompson of Sartell

Sartell friends plan to double the size of their Waite Park salon

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Three women who became friends when they were students at Sartell High School have plans to double the size of their salon business with a move to a new location. Sisters Alex and Jackie Hyndman and Nikki Kruger started Poppy Salon in Waite Park five years ago. By April 1, the women plan to move to

Beware! Ice safety can be unpredictable

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by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com “But I was sure it was frozen solid and safe.” Those are often the words of people who fall through the ice and are rescued. They are the lucky ones, the ones who survived. The fact is, ice is never 100-percent safe, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. That is why since 1976, 250

Fischbach becomes state’s lieutenant governor

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 by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Sen. Michelle Fischbach (R-Paynesville), president of the Minnesota Senate, now serves as the state’s lieutenant governor following Gov. Mark Dayton’s appointment of Tina Smith to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Al Franken. Fischbach has long represented District 13, which includes St. Joseph and Sartell. in the Minnesota Senate. Earlier in December, Franken announced he