Citizen of Year Nordmann starts new business

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sonia Nordmann, Sartell Citizen of the Year, is starting out 2019 with vim, vigor, hard work and determination. She opened a new business in early November. At 234 Pinecone Road S., it’s called Sartell Vibe, a smoothie-and-juice bar that promotes good nutrition and healthy lifestyles. Nordmann was named Citizen of the Year by the Sartell Chamber

Vietnam-era veteran Klein enlisted in the Navy at 17

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Council approves waiver for hockey benefit concert

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com At its last meeting, the Sartell City Council approved a special permit and waiver of fees for a party/fundraiser dubbed “Hairball Concert” set to take place from 7-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Bernick’s Arena. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Sartell Youth Hockey Association. While the concert is planned as an outdoor

Township elections are March 12

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Township elections and annual meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, March 12. In Collegeville Township, polls will be open from 1-8 p.m. at the town hall,  27724 CR 50. Rick Thompson is running unopposed for a three-year term as supervisor and Robert John Simon is running for a two-year term as treasurer. Brockway Township election hours are from 3-8 p.m. at

Celebration project awarded contract

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The much-discussed and long-awaited Celebration neighborhood drainage-improvement project was awarded a work contract by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting. Landwehr Construction of St. Cloud was the low bidder at $424,173, which is within the city’s budget and considerably less than a previous project estimate of nearly $500,000. Throughout the years, there have been

Gas tax bad consideration, worse proposal

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In just a few short months, our newly inaugurated Gov. Tim Walz has had an eventful start to his term. Large amounts of snow and freezing temperatures created an almost statewide shutdown at the end of January. Sen. Amy Klobuchar also declared her campaign for president, bringing a major Minnesota candidate into the race for 2020. But as we enter