Feb. 8 Town criers

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Travel Thursday to explore Northern Spain on Feb. 21 Walking the Camino de Santiago also known as “The Way” with Pat McNeal at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. McNeal will share his experience hiking with friends on the medieval pilgrimage route that has sparked renewed interest from people with many different

Technology students design future

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Joe Schulte is waving a giant flag…the technology teacher calls it the flag of opportunity…for students to take classes that can lead to rewarding and well-paying careers in manufacturing and industry. Schulte and Nick Phillips teach Sartell High School’s classes that challenge students how to size up a problem, come up with a solution and then

Soil tests approved for possible bridge project

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com a kayak landing, trail paving and other amenities. A bridge would likely be a target for vandalism, and it would be dangerous if young people would jump off it into the water, jeopardizing their lives, Chisum added. The bridge now in that park, one that connects the park to St. Cloud, has been frequently vandalized and

Sartell-St. Stephen school district to host learning session on school finance

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Feedback gathered during community listening meetings prompted the Sartell-St. Stephen school district to schedule an information session on how schools are financed. The district is hosting an “Understanding School Finance” session from 3:45-5 p.m on Wednesday, Feb 13, at the District Service Center. Business Manager Joe Prom explained, “school finance, on the whole, is a complex subject. At the school board’s

Aki Rebeck a statewide ‘mayor’ essay winner

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Aki Rebeck said when she grows up she would like to be an architect, an actress and maybe – just maybe – a mayor. Recently, Rebeck, a Sartell Middle School fifth-grader and the daughter of Ken and Tomoko Rebeck, was one of three young students honored with a state award for her essay imagining herself as

Celebrating Valentine’s Day traditions

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on Feb. 14 each year, will be here soon and several area residents are looking forward to continuing their holiday traditions. These residents commented about their traditions. Anne Buckvold, St. Joseph City Council member and school mental health counselor, said she usually makes Danish Frikadellar, which is meatballs with ground beef

$2.2-million road plan to move forward

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by Stephanie Dickrell news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council moved forward Monday, Feb. 4, with an estimated $2.2 million plan to improve and reconstruct city streets and underground utilities. The council unanimously voted to order the projects Monday night, which will trigger work so the work can be put out for bids. The work is expected to begin this summer

Free-throw pro

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photo by Carolyn BertschScott Stephens, 10, of St. Joseph, practices at the Jan. 27 Knights of Columbus free-throw contest in St. Joseph. Boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14 could compete to win a trophy and move up to the next contest level.