photo by Carolyn BertschTomoko Rebeck of Sartell and her daughters Sara, 7, and Aki, 11, work together on a pumpkin craft Sept. 21 at the St. Joseph Farmers' Market Harvest Festival. photo by Carolyn BertschWith her face freshly painted, Ellie Gucinski, 4, of Sartell, enjoys the petting zoo Sept. 21 at the St. Joseph Farmers' Market Harvest Festival. photo by
photo by Carolyn BertschMascot Teddy B. Truckin' dabs Sept. 14 in front of a Brenny Transportation truck. Teddy was one of many attractions at the Experience Trucking event in St. Joseph. photo by Carolyn BertschBrenny Transportation employee Randy Rittenhouse, of Motley, with wife Candie and grandson Kai, 9, look out from their truck Sept. 14. Rittenhouse has driven in all
photo by Carolyn BertschFriends Raven Bakken, 7, and Aniya Atkins, 6, both of St. Joseph, cruise up and down a stretch of the Wobegon Trail Aug. 17. photo by Carolyn Bertsch The Doyow family of St. Joseph enjoys conversation during a stroll home Aug. 17. They are (left to right) Hani, 7, Abdi, 11, and Bayan, 15. photo by Carolyn
photo by Carolyn BertschBrody Petersen, 4, of Sartell, reacts with giggles as a ball he tried to catch bounces right over his head and into the wading pool at Celebration Park. photo by Carolyn Bertsch A younger brother reaches for his older brother's hand as the two careen down a slide together Aug. 17 at Sartell Lions Community Park. They
photo by Carolyn Bertsch Jacquline Poepping of Hemker Zoo opens a tub of cockroaches for a group of girls to see Aug 7 at the St. Stephen City Hall National Night Out event. They are (left to right) Maggie Shae, 7; Bryn Patrick, 5; and Rya Rudolph, 4, all of St. Stephen. photo by Carolyn BertschReese Peabody, 4, of St.
photo by Carolyn BertschTwins Sienna and Levi Nordmark, age 5-1/2, of Sartell, pet a tortoise Aug. 1 at the Benton County Fair. photo by Carolyn BertschMark Beeler, 9, (center) of St. Joseph, experiences the Benton County Fair for the very first time Aug. 1 with Heidi Everett and her son, Boothe Towner, 9, also of St. Joseph. Everett is the
photo by Carolyn Bertsch Assistant Principal Zach Dingmann (left) and Blake Field, building supervisor, prepare nearly 1,300 burgers May 25 during a picnic for students and staff of the Sartell Middle School. photo by Carolyn BertschAssistant principal Zach Dingmann (left) and school counselor Luke Rude serve freshly grilled burgers to seventh-grade students May 25. The students are (front to back)