Council approves $10-million bond

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell City Council at its last meeting unanimously approved the issuance of a $10-million general obligation bond. The bond will pay for three needs in the city: $7 million for the East Side Reconstruction Overlay Plan, $2 million for Phase 2 construction of the Sartell Public Facilities Building (new police and fire department headquarters) and

Kennedy hosts first Academic All-Stars Breakfast

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Middle school students at Kennedy Community School who achieved six “As” or more during the first trimester of school were recently recognized for their hard work and efforts. Ninety sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders at the school were recognized Jan. 4 for their academic excellence during the school’s first Academic All-Stars Breakfast. Principal Laurie Putnam said 98

Senior group thanks city council

Janelle Von PinnonNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It was a night for new faces, an evening for celebration, a time for cupcakes. On Jan. 14 at the Sartell City Council meeting room, four city-council members took their oaths of office – new mayor Ryan Fitzthum (formerly a council member) and new council members Brady Andel, Tim Elness and Jeff Kolb. Those four joined

A day off, a day out!

Carolyn BertschNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

photo by Carolyn BertschMila Gruenke, 7, of St. Joseph spent a day off from school Jan. 22 "just hanging around" in a neighborhood spruce tree. photo by Carolyn BertschBraydon Gruenke, 9, of St. Joseph, peers out between branches while perched atop a tall spruce tree located on 9th Ave. SE. Jan. 22. photo by Carolyn BertschBraydon Gruenke, 9, of St.

Meetings for low-income housing rehab grants set

Mike KnaakNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The city of Sartell has been invited to apply for a grant to fund home rehabilitation for low- to moderate-income homeowners. Meetings are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7, for homeowners and owners of rental property. The meetings will be at the Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. The session for homeowners begins at 6 p.m. followed by a meeting

Park Board seeks new members

Cori HilsgenNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you are someone who enjoys spending time in any of the St. Joseph City parks, maybe you would be interested in becoming a park board member to help with park planning. The St. Joseph Park Board, which is an advisory board serving the City Council, is seeking new members. City Administrator Judy Weyrens said the

Jan. 25 news for refugees

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Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo  Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Check this space to make announcements that especially apply to our Refugee Neighbors in St. Joseph as well as those whose first