Wet, cold morning doesn’t dampen patriotism

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Blustery winds blew, a drippy rain fell, a chilly temperature caused some shivers, but the nasty weather did not dampen the patriotic spirits of the 150 or so people who attended the Memorial Day ceremony in Sartell. The ceremony had been planned, as always, for Veterans Park, but the cold rain caused planners at the last

Middle School students honored for environmental work

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photo by Mike KnaakSartell Middle School science teacher Gina Anderson handed out awards won by the school's YES! group in preparation for a group photo May 24. The club of 28 students won a regional award for their environmental work this year that focused on water quality and invasive species. The honor came with a $500 check that will be

‘Round Barns’ book explores bygone era

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The round barn in south Sartell, abandoned for years and so forlorn-looking, was the inspiration that led John Roscoe on a 10-year round-barn odyssey throughout Minnesota. That long persistent pursuit resulted in the recent publication of Roscoe’s “Minnesota’s Round Barns,” an exploration of a bygone era in photos and text. Roscoe will host an autograph party

Yearbook staff wins award

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contributed photoSartell High School’s yearbook program has been named a 2019 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies literacy. “The Sartell-St. Stephen school district has an excellent

Public Safety Facility under construction

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Members of the Sartell City Council, staff and Public Safety Facility consulting team gathered May 28 for a groundbreaking photo at the new Public Safety Facility site, 501 Pinecone Road S. Those present (from left to right) were the following: Murray Mack, HMA Architects; Brady Andel, council member; Tim Gillet, HMA Architects; Mike Chisum, council member; Fire Chief Jim Sattler;,

May 31 Sartell-St. Stephen people

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Home Instead Senior Care has named Barb Hoffman its 2019 North American CareGiver of the Year. The award is the highest accolade for the organization’s more than 65,000 CareGivers throughout North America. Hoffman, of Waite Park, has been a Home Instead CareGiver for eight years. Waite Park Home Instead Senior Care serves Sartell, St. Stephen and St. Joseph. Hoffman was

School board approves middle school remodeling contracts

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approved construction contracts to remodel the existing high school for middle school use during its May 20 meeting. The contracts for 27 individual projects total $6,919,099. Four other projects totaling $472,972 did not receive bids. Those projects will be awarded later. The construction is necessary as the school district reconfigures grades