For sports fans, Minnesota offers competitive teams in all major sports as well as a lineup of first-class venues. With teams in all the pro leagues – baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer – the Twin Cities have as much to offer as any metro area in the country. OK, so we don’t have a NASCAR track and we can’t
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Elleah Eiynck, a third-grader at Kennedy Community School, grinned bashfully when she finally met in person Samantha Ernst, the woman she’d been corresponding with for nearly a year. Corresponding in this case means the old-fashioned way. Via hand-written letters. The kind you have to seal by licking the envelopes shut, the kind on which you have
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org Sixteen Kennedy Community School students recently participated in an after-school computer science coding club. The club was named the Coding Club and students learned about coding and much more. This is the first year the club has been available to students. Holly Nelson, librarian/media specialist at the school, and Peter Ohmann, assistant professor of computer science
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com The Cathedral Ultimate Club recently hosted the Granite City Classic Ultimate, formerly known as Ultimate Frisbee, tournament May 4 and 5 at St. Cloud Apollo High School for area schools. The tournament began May 4 with four rounds of play, with a showcase game at noon featuring the Drag’n Thrust team, a coed adult elite club
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
A new program encourages more bicycling by using incentives with businesses along the Lake Wobegon Trail. The Bicycle Benefits Business program encourages biking to a business through incentives that are awarded to customers who arrive by bike and show their Bike Benefits helmet sticker. Helmet stickers are purchased by the customer for $5 and are good at any participating business.
We know it’s time for summer because it’s time for Sartell SummerFest. The annual summer event takes place Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. The fun kicks off on Friday, June 7, when the Sartell Senior Connection and Sartell Historical Society host Historical Tours of Sartell. Tours begin at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. from the Sartell Community Center, 850 19th