Leave fireworks to professionals

sproutadminEditorial, St. Joseph0 Comments

Tips for a safe, fun July Fourth The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday. Yet mishaps with fireworks can make the holiday memorable for all the wrong reasons. Each Fourth of July, thousands of Americans are injured using fireworks, and 1,300 people injure their eyes. Eye injuries from fireworks include cuts, burns, abrasions, retinal detachment, optic nerve damage,

Arlington Place takes a trip to the ‘Wild, Wild West’ with community barn dance

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Residents of Arlington Place journeyed back to the “Old West” during a barn dance June 23. Complete with straw hats and bandannas to horses and live music, the potluck-style gathering was a happy time for the more than 60 people who attended. “We’re just having a blast,” said Pat Flicker, director of the assisted-living community. “We

Second annual St. Stephen Park Fest

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

On Friday, July 13, an outdoor concert will be held as a fundraiser for the St. Stephen Park Department. The band “Pandemic” will play from 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Pandemic plays music from the 80s. The concert will be held at the St. Stephen Legion ball field on the north side of St. Stephen just off of CR 2. Admission at the gate

Parishioners bid farewell to Father Joseph Feders

Cori HilsgenNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Members of the Church of St. Joseph Catholic Church bade farewell to Father Joseph Feders after weekend Masses on June 23 and 24. Feders has been the pastor of the church for the past six years. The Rev. Jerome Tupa will replace Feders as the new pastor. Tupa has been serving at the Church of St.

Newsleader closed June 30-July 8

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The Newsleader office will be closed June 30-July 8. A July 6 edition will not be published. The office will reopen on July 9 and will resume weekly publications beginning July 13.

Branch library not yet possible in Sartell

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Amber Roerick news@thenewsleaders.com The possibility for a branch library that would be a part of the Great River Regional Library system is not yet possible for the city of Sartell, said Kirsty Smith, director of the Great River Regional Library. For at least six years, the city of Sartell has been looking into getting a new branch library without

Man arrested in Sartell burglary

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

A St. Cloud man was arrested and jailed after being nabbed at the scene of a burglary in progress in Sartell. Sartell police arrested Richard Alan Staples Jr., 18, at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, June 24 at a residence in the 1100 block of 11th Street N. A witness had seen a male in a car who appeared to be prowling