Teacher of Year grew up in St. Joseph

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com This year’s Minnesota Teacher of the year grew up in St. Joseph. Jessica Davis, a math teacher at South St. Paul Second School, was selected from a field of nine finalists. A total of 168 teachers were nominated for the 55th annual award announced on May 5 in St. Paul. Davis is the daughter of Elaine

Sartell’s Bike to School event canceled

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The Bike to School event scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, has been canceled because of expected inclement weather. The event was planned for 2:30-5 p.m. at Lions Park. The city is hoping to reschedule the event but a date has not been determined. Questions should be directed to Nate Keller at 320-258-7316 or nate.keller@sartellmn.com.

Woman dies in collision near St. Joseph

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A Freeport woman died Friday night in a two-vehicle collision west of St. Joseph. A pickup driven by Jonathan Grace, 46, was westbound on Norway Road when it collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by Stacy Meyer, 54, of Freeport, according to Stearns County Sheriff Steve Soyka. Meyer was driving south on CR 3. The collision happened at 6:54