Facebook videos encourage ‘Shop Sartell’

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A series of six videos have been posted on the Sartell Facebook page featuring businesses in the city, all of them with the hopes that people will shop locally – not just during holidays but all-year ‘round. The Shop Local, Shop Sartell effort is going well, according to Sartell Mayor Ryan Fitzthum, who told the City

IT contract with school district works well

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The city of Sartell has been contracting for information-technology expertise from the Sartell-St. Stephen school district to the tune of $1,250 per month. The contract is more than paying for itself, according to information provided to the City Council from city staff. The cost savings come from a wide variety of services – a huge gamut

Refugee/immigrant news: Dream, build, act together

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Tani waa kuu muhiim adiga.  Fadlan aqri. Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. By Missy Holbrook Cultural Bridges member On Dec. 7, ISAIAH, a multi-racial coalition of faith communities working for racial

Woman’s Army career leads to world travels, large family

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. Profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans will be published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining with Post 328 to recognize veterans and Legion members who served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and other theaters of conflict and Cold War tensions. by Tom Klecker Judith Ann

Stories profile 26 St. Joseph-area veterans

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by Tom Klecker St. Joseph American Legion This is the last of 26 articles profiling some unassuming, yet remarkable human beings who just happened to be your neighbors, friends and veterans. They collectively represented all those who answered the call to military service. The American Legion Post 328 members wish to acknowledge our appreciation to the St. Jospeh Newsleader for

Dec. 27 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime.  Nov. 23  7:09 p.m. Fraud. Fourth Ave. SE. Two women

2019 St. Joseph Year in Review

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Jan. 11 edition A New Orleans style Cajon/Creole restaurant is coming to St. Joseph this spring in the 24 North Lofts building under construction on College Avenue. The restaurant, Krewe, will feature a locally sourced farm-to-table menu and full bar. Krewe is owned by Mateo Mackbee and Erin Lucas who also own The Model Citizen, a farm-to-table teaching restaurant, in

2019 Sartell Year in Review

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Jan. 11 edition In November, Brady Andel lost his bid for election to the Sartell City Council, but as of Jan. 14 he will take a place on the council, anyway. That’s because at a special Jan. 7 city-council meeting, members agreed to appoint Andel to fill a vacancy on the council rather than conduct another election. Andel received the