Long-planned lofts become reality

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Construction will begin soon on a 17-unit residential and retail complex on College Avenue North. Developers of 24 North Lofts announced Tuesday, March 6, that after four years of planning, the project will soon be a reality. Partners Jon Petters and Dr. Gustavo Peña announced in a press release that financing and the construction contract are

View housing trends at Home Show, March 9-11

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, will be noon-8 p.m., Friday, March 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, March 10, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 11 at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center and will again feature the Forever House. This evolving house has four rooms that visitors can walk through to see new home

CSB/SJU to host traveling Arab Film Fest

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by Vicki Ikeogu news@thenewsleaders.com Hundreds of film lovers and critics from around the Midwest – and the country – gather every fall in Twin Cities to partake in the annual Twin Cities Arab Film Fest. Sponsored by Mizna, a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to promote Arab-American culture, the film festival showcases both international and domestically made films highlighting the

Dec. 22 – Sartell-St. Stephen School Board minutes from Nov. 20, 2017

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REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 748 NOV. 20, 2017 DISTRICT SERVICE CENTER BOARD ROOM The regular school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by Vice Chair Jason Nies. Members present: Nies; Pamela Raden, clerk; Patrick Marushin, treasurer; Mary McCabe, director; Lesa Kramer, director; Jeremy Snoberger,

Yoga in the park

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photo by Carolyn Bertsch Friends turn out for essential-oil aromatherapy and to practice yoga July 23 in Sartell's Lions Park. They are (left to right) Naomi Knafla of Sauk Rapids; Hannah Lalim, 14, St. Stephen; Mady Bertsch, 11, Sartell; Theresa Lalim, St. Stephen; and Amy Bridges, Sartell. Theresa Lalim organized the gathering with plans for another to take place at

Sartell residents disagree with council on honey-bee ordinance

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by Darren Diekmann news@thenewsleaders.com By a 4 to 1 vote, the city council of Sartell has voted against a proposal to amend ordinances that would allow for the keeping of honeybees in residential zones in the city. Going against the planning commission’s unanimous recommendation, the Sartell City Council at its April 24 meeting, decided keeping honey bees in residential areas