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
American Legion Post 328 in St. Joseph honored Korean War veterans during its 100th anniversary dinner on Aug. 24. Of the 31 Korean War era members remaining in the post, 12 attended the dinner. After dinner the veterans were introduced and they spoke about their military service. contributed photo Korean War veterans honored include (from left) John Athman, Carl Stich,
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The new welcome-to-Sartell sign near the city’s new high school is a hit with residents, and the City Council is considering putting up more of the signs elsewhere at entrances to the city. The sign is comprised of metal letters, about 3 feet tall, that spell S-A-R-T-E-L-L in a curved configuration. It was installed on the
For those of you who like to keep score, the latest test results for Minnesota’s schools were released last week. Called the Minnesota Report Card from the state Department of Education, the scores measure the performance of the state’s 890,000 students based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress toward English
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Sartell Mayor Ryan Fitzthum read a city proclamation honoring State Sen. Jeff Howe at the close of the Aug. 26 City Council meeting. Fitzthum noted Howe was recently honored as a Legislator of Distinction by the League of Minnesota Cities. The mayor said a proclamation from Sartell should concur with that recognition. Fitzthum and others worked
In storefronts and on signs around Minnesota lately, you may be seeing a lot more green. No, it’s not Christmas yet, but a large number of CBD oil products are being advertised. As the wave of cannabis legalization has swept across the United States, some of its products, and debate, has made its way to our state. So what is
The Stearns County deputies will be driving squad cars with a new color and new design. For at least the last 16 years, squads have been white. The new vehicles will be black with gold lettering and a blue stripe down the side. New Stearns County Sheriff Steve Soyka formed a group to advise on squad car design and letterhead.
Juliana Howard, St. Joseph Thank you for opinions expressed on the Opinion Page this week. Along with local stories about Bible School and bikers, we read some provocative words on gun control. Facts are facts and need to be put before us. Your use of statistics in Our View make it very clear where the majority of voters stand. And