Half-century old tool serves Sartell students again

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Thanks to support from a local company, a shop tool from the original Sartell High School is again ready to serve students. The machine, a vertical mill, was in relative disrepair until DeZURIK stepped up and paid for a technician to repair and upgrade the machine. In addition to returning the tool to working order, a

Levy special election is Nov. 5

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Sartell-St. Stephen school district voters will be asked to approve an operating levy in a special election on Nov. 5. If approved the levy will raise $1.7 million a year for 10 years. For this special election, the levy will be the only question on the ballot. Instead of polling places typically used for general elections,

‘Gary’s Players’ raises $8,700 for cancer center

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A golf benefit in memory of Gary Primus of Sartell (“the man with the mustache”) raised $8,700, and every cent of it was given recently to the Coborn Cancer Center’s Greatest Needs Fund. Primus died Feb. 24 at home at age 63 of lung cancer eight years after his beloved wife, Terri, also died of that

Council again says no to pet chickens

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Oct. 14 Sartell City Council meeting once again opened with a family making a plea to keep three pet chickens, and the meeting closed with two council members vigorously opposing the request to allow chickens in the city. During the Open Forum portion of the meeting, Ryan and Molly Siemens urged the council to let

Initiative started for outdoor SaveStations in Pleasant Acres

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com According to Advocates for Health, sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in our country and claims about 350,000 lives each year. It kills 1,000 people per day or one person every two minutes and about 95 percent of victims die before they reach the hospital or other emergency help. These are some of

St. Joseph Jaycees help fund BizTown trip for students

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Are fifth- and sixth-graders ready to run and operate businesses? St. Joseph Catholic School fifth- and sixth-graders recently had a chance to show how efficient they could be in the business world when they took a trip to Junior Achievement BizTown. The St. Joseph Jaycees helped fund the students’ trip to the 12,000-square-foot city with 18

Col. Schramel shares fond Sartell memories

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Right after Thomas Schramel graduated from Sartell High School in 1985, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, planning to serve for four years, then go to college. And that is just what he did, but little did he know at the time he would go on to serve his country in the Air Force until

Summer market ends on a high note

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Customers and vendors alike were delighted to enjoy temperatures in the mid- to high 60s for the final outdoor St. Joseph Farmers’ Market of the season. The market will move from the parking lot to the inside of Resurrection Lutheran Church beginning Saturday, Nov. 9. The market’s hours will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Additional information can be found on their