by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org Sartell-St. Stephen school district voters will be asked a second time to approve an operating levy. The measure will be put to voters in a special election on Nov. 5, 2019. If approved, it would raise $1.77 million a year for 10 years. Last fall, voters turned down a similar proposal. That outcome resulted in cutbacks
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com At long last, the Little Rock Lake and Mississippi River drawdown project is about to begin – on Thursday, Aug. 1. On that day, the Sartell dam will be opened to decrease lake and river water levels by three feet, a process that will take about 30 hours. The levels will remain low for about six
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org After 33 years of service for the city of St. Joseph, city administrator Judy Weyrens retired July 12 with a feeling of deep satisfaction. “It was a lot of work, but I got a lot of enjoyment out of the job, and I’m proud of being a part of what St. Joseph has become,” she said.
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com St. Joseph is the safest city in Minnesota – at least it is in so far as SaveStations. That fact was announced on a warm July 12 morning when St. Joseph resident Audrey Twit was honored for donating $11,000 for four SaveStations in St. Joseph. The presentation took place outside the St. Joseph Government Center. SaveStations
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
The day of reckoning is at hand for Rep. Tom Emmer. He must choose if he endorses Donald Trump’s racism or if he will stand with his constituents. Emmer’s past positions as well as current statements push Emmer to pick a side. Donald Trump’s latest Twitter tirade attacked four women of color who are members of Congress. One of those
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org This summer, Sartell Community Education moved to the Community Center where the staff is operating, managing and scheduling activities. “We want to improve on what’s here already and connect everything Sartell,” said Community Education Director Kris O’Brien. Summer recreational and daytime enrichment camps have filled the center and kept the staff busy, serving 518 children at
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The St. John’s Liturgical Press recently received an unprecedented number of awards for its published books, and two of its designers were also honored. It is the highest number of awards ever won by the Press in one year since the Press was founded in 1926 on the campus of St. John’s University by a monk