Funeral for Roger J. Braun, 83, of Sartell

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Roger J. Braun, 83 Sartell June 20, 1937-July 29, 2020 Roger J. Braun died Wednesday, July 29 at his cabin in Backus. His funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate and burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little

July 29 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 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. July 21 10 a.m.  Counterfeit. 100 block of Second Street S.

Buckvold, Schultz file for St. Joseph mayor

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St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz says he’s running for another term. He will face at least one challenger. City Council member Anne Buckvold says she filed for the post too. “I love this place,” Schultz wrote in a statement. “I love being St. Joseph’s mayor. It is profoundly enjoyable and engaging, while at the same time, one of the most

Accountability, transparency, leadership would improve with added positions

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council is considering plans to increase accountability, transparency and leadership in two city departments. During a work session July 27, Police Chief Dwight Pfannenstein told council members he wants to add a second sergeant to his department and Public Works Director Terry Thene proposed a supervisor. In addition to better supervision of

2 people hurt in 3-vehicle collision

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Two people were injured in a three-vehicle collision July 24 on CR 2. Loren Notsch, 75, of St. Joseph was driving his SUV north on CR 2 and stopped to make a left turn. A second vehicle, driven by Joann Thielen, 52, of Cold Spring was safely stopped behind him when a third vehicle, driven by Evan Jolly, 21 of

5 injured in CR 75 collision

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Five people were injured July 24 in a collision at the intersection of CR 75 and CR3. Calvin Coplan, 18, of Holdingford, was driving west on CR 75 about 10:35 a.m. He drove over the fog line and corrected the vehicle back into its lane, crossed the center line and quickly moved the vehicle back into its lane and over

Funeral for Maurice J. ‘Mauri’ Loso, formerly of St. Joseph, 90

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Maurice J. “Mauri” Loso, 90 Aug. 14, 1929-July 21, 2020 Apopka, Florida formerly of St. Joseph Maurice J. “Mauri” Loso, 90, LCDR, USN, Ret., “Mauri” (90) died July 21 after a long battle with cancer. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 30 at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka, Florida. Visitation will be held from