by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Any visitor walking down the hallway of St. Francis Xavier Elementary School the week of June 17-21 might have thought the classrooms were filled with frantic elves bustling to get toys done in time for Santa. It was the joyous roar of the commotion of creation. There were the sounds of tap-tap-tapping, duct tape being unspooled,
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org Club members of the St. Joseph Y2K Lions appreciate their senior citizens and want them to be recognized for all the wonderful service deeds they do in the area. That’s why they recently chose Fran and Marilyn Court to be this year’s Senior Queen and King for the annual Fourth of July parade. “They have been
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Nearly five years ago, on Sept. 20, 2014, Tom Bearson of Sartell, was murdered while he was a freshman at North Dakota State University. After being reported missing Sept. 21, his body was found abandoned in Moorhead by a recreational-vehicle sales-and-service business. The murder has still not been solved. The killing of Tom Bearson sent shock
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org Leander Meyer has had the chance to be in the annual July Fourth parade several times before and could share many stories, but this year he will have a special place in the parade lineup. The St. Joseph Lions Club recently announced he will be the grand marshal of the upcoming July Fourth parade. Meyer was
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Toppan Merrill announced plans June 25 for a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its Sartell facility. The announcement followed unanimous approval of a business subsidy by the Sartell City Council members at their June 24 meeting. Toppan Merrill is a specialty digital-printing company (formerly Merrill Corp.) that opened in St. Cloud in 1994 and some years later a
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org For bicycling enthusiast Gene Boysen of St. Joseph, the Habitat 500 offers two rewards: the physical challenge of a 500-mile, six-day ride and an opportunity to be part of an important fundraising cause. The Habitat 500, a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, begins July 14 in Hermantown. Riders follow a route through northeastern Minnesota that will
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
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com St. Joseph Y2K Lions members have been active volunteering locally and it was reflected in a busy meeting June 12 at the St. Joseph Community Fire Hall. Club members had selected Fran and Marilyn Court to be this year’s Senior King and Queen for the Fourth of July annual parade sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions.