Sixth Avenue work underway in St. Stephen

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The Sixth Avenue SE road construction project is underway in St. Stephen. Here’s the work schedule: May 18: Install traffic control, temporary mailboxes, erosion control and fencing May 19 – 22: Reclaim road, grade and pack. May 26 – July 10: Road grading, subgrade excavation, sand correction and ditch work. June 3 – July 10: Install culverts. July 10 –

May 20 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. May 12 12:20 p.m. Assist person. 22nd Street S. An individual

Final plans approved for Sartell High School graduation

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approved plans for a unique high school graduation and more details of the program designed to compile with social distancing restrictions were announced at the board’s May 18 meeting. Public health guidelines for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic ruled out traditional graduation events and school leaders designed an alternative. The replacement

May 15 Town Criers

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Apollo, Tech diplomas will be mailed to seniors After receiving guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education, the St. Cloud school district canceled plans for a scaled down graduation ceremony for Apollo and Tech seniors. The new plans call for diplomas to be mailed in June. The district hopes to bring seniors and families together for an event at the

Funeral for Ann L. Wheeler, 87, of Sartell

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Ann L. Wheeler, 87 Sartell March 24, 1933-May 15, 2020 Ann L. Wheeler, 87, of Sartell, died Friday, May 15, at Country Manor Health Care Center, Sartell. Private services were held May 18 with burial in Macville Cemetery in Hill City. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids. Survivors include the following: her children, Brent

‘Gold’ discovered in Little Rock Lake

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Not all lake algae is bad, especially the golden algae discovered recently in Little Rock Lake – an indication that the lake-river drawdown last year is now showing promise. The discovery was made in a sample of a phytoplankton colony taken from the lake at the public access just off of Hwy. 10 S. The samples

CLC Free Store combines prayer with action

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Responses from grateful people in this time of need range from heart-warming to heart-breaking, according to Jess Lundsetter, who founded a food help program in March along with four other members of Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell. Soon, they learned that so many people in the area are feeling afraid, anxious, separated, lonely and utterly uncertain

Community leaders make sure no one falls through the cracks during pandemic

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com While state and national governments tackle the big issues of controlling the coronavirus pandemic, a small group of St. Joseph community leaders is focusing on details to deliver basic services during the health emergency. About dozen leaders gather on Zoom once a week to make sure that people with housing, food and education needs are being