Stearns County to hold seized, surplus auction
Stearns County will hold a spring auction to sell seized and surplus property on Saturday, May 4 at the Stearns County Public Works building, 455 28th Ave. S., Waite Park, three blocks south of Mill’s Fleet Farm. Site opens at 8 a.m.; auction begins at 9:30 a.m. Items include cars, plow trucks and SUVs; a commercial mower; a backpack emergency cutting torch; a snow blower; tools and hardware; office machines and furniture; assorted metal culverts and guard rails; and many other miscellaneous items. For more information on the auction, a list of what is for sale and to see photos, visit midwestauctions.com or auctiondigz.com and click on Benoit Auction Service.
Senior Connection to host Lemonade, Laughter May 8
The Sartell Senior Connection will host its 12th annual Lemonade and Laughter, featuring sing-a-longs, skits and laughing at everyday life with the women of Creative Impressions, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church’s Gathering Space, 219 Second St. N., Sartell.
YCCM to perform April 28
YCCM Masterworks: Jubilate Deo, featuring the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota Cantanti and Con Brio with orchestra, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at the Paramount Center for the Arts, 913 St. Germain St., St. Cloud. To order tickets, visit paramountarts.org or call 320-259-5463.
Newsleader names bunny winners
Bunny winners in the Newsleader Easter bunny giveaway include the following: Central Minnesota Credit Union – Nova Kelly; Jack Splash Swim School – Madison Collins; Once Upon a Child – Tatum; St. Joseph Meat Market – Addie Klein.
Lions clean-up slated for April 27
The annual Sartell Lions Spring Clean-Up will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at the Sartell Middle School parking lot, 627 Third Ave. N. Pick-ups available on Saturday by appointment; call Mike at 320-293-1560 for more details. No paints, solvents, oils or chemicals. No gas-operated refrigerators. See ad on page ???.
Stone Poneys Baseball fundraiser, raffle set April 28 at Blue Line
The Blue Line Sports Bar and Grill in Sartell will host a fundraiser and raffle for the Sartell Stone Poneys from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
The fundraiser is to help offset summer costs of umpires, field dues, equipment, uniforms, league fees and tournaments; 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to Stone Poneys.
Raffle tickets will be sold; you do not need to be present to win. There will be five prize packages to choose from. Each worth $350+
See stoneponeys.com for more information on the raffle prizes as they are released.
Sartell Summer Baseball registration is still open
Attention parents of 2019 graduates
Parents of 2019 grads, please be aware your student should have received an email from the school with a link to an online form to collect bio information to be included in the 2019 Grad Tab publishing in the May 31 edition of the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader. Deadline to submit these forms is Friday, May 3. Please check in with your student to ensure they turn the information in in a timely manner. Home-schooled students or those attending schools other than Sartell High School are also encouraged to submit their name, parents’ names, school they’re graduating from and future plans to be included separately in the May 31 edition.
Lions fish fry set April 19
The annual fish fry, meat raffle and bake sale, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19 at Sal’s Bar & Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. Great fish!
Attention parents of 2019 graduates
Parents of 2019 grads and home-schooled students are encouraged to submit their name, parents’ names, school they’re graduating from and future plans to be included in the May 31 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader. Deadline is Friday, May 3.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.