Peterson announces bid for mayor

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Longtime Sartell City Council member David Peterson announced Tuesday he intends to file for mayor in the Nov. 6 general election. Sarah Jane Nicoll is the current Sartell mayor but she has announced that she will not seek re-election. On that day, voters will decide three positions on the council: mayor, Peterson’s seat and Pat Lynch’s

Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, to speak April 17 at CSB

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kate Hennessy, the youngest of Dorothy Day’s nine grandchildren, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the College of St. Benedict Gorecki Center 204 AB. Hennessy is the author of “Dorothy Day: The World Will be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother.” The book is the story of her grandmother’s extraordinary

Sartell man grows turkey tree

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contributed photoTodd Fritz of Sartell recently noticed something different growing from his tree this year compared to other seasons. He states, "Even though I don't think we will ever get apples this year, our turkey tree seems to be doing well. Some of the ripe ones have already fallen from the tree."

Business leaders urged to plan for threats

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph Police Chief Joel Klein urged business leaders Wednesday, April 11, to develop a plan for active threats. Klein spoke at the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce meeting a week after an attack occurred at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif. “We like to talk to businesses. What is your plan? Have you thought

2017 audit: Sartell in ‘excellent’ fiscal shape

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The city of Sartell is in excellent fiscal shape, according to an audit summary delivered to the city council at its April 9 meeting. Steve Wischmann, a certified public account for the firm of BerganKDV, used the word “excellent” repeatedly in outlining the results of the audit for fiscal year 2017. As in previous years, Sartell

Sartell man recalls Dr. King’s funeral

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Rev. Jack Eichhorst of Sartell met the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. long before that towering civil-rights leader became famous, and he was in Atlanta when the murdered King was put to rest 50 years ago. On Jan. 1, 1960, Eichhorst, along with other students, met and talked with King when he visited an