ASA annual fish fry March 23

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you haven’t yet had a chance to attend one of the area’s Friday fish fry events, All Saints Academy-St. Joseph is hosting its annual fish fry from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. “The Fish Fry is a fundraiser, but more importantly, it is a community builder,” said Karl Terhaar, school principal. “Providing a delicious meal

Celebrating the ‘luck of the Irish’

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com On St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated March 17, many people like to claim their Irish heritage so they can participate in the many “wearing of the green” and “luck of the Irish” ceremonies. These festivities include everything from meals of corn beef and cabbage, green beer and more. St. Joseph residents Kristi and Peter Spaniol are part

Jerome Salzer benefit set for March 25 at LaPlayette Bar

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Mark Zimmer Foundation is hosting a benefit to help cover medical expenses for St. Joseph Township resident Jerome Salzer, who was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer in December. The benefit will be from 11:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at LaPlayette Bar, 19 College Ave. N., St Joseph, Minn. 56374. The event is open

Lola Wolf to perform March 11 at Sacred Heart Chapel

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Lola Wolf, originally from St. Joseph, will perform an organ concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Benedict’s Monastery. The concert will feature music written by female composers and the world premiere of “Quia Ergo Femina” written by Yiğit Kolat of Seattle, Wash. Sister Karen Rose, director of mission

View housing trends at Home Show, March 9-11

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Central Minnesota Builders Association Home Show, will be noon-8 p.m., Friday, March 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, March 10, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 11 at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center and will again feature the Forever House. This evolving house has four rooms that visitors can walk through to see new home

Avery guiding hunters to the birds

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Many hunters like to escape from their occupations to go hunting. Fifteen-year-old Sartell resident Brian Avery, owner of Northern Waterfowl Outfitters, has found a way to create a career from his passion. Avery and his professional hunting staff guide waterfowl day hunts for ducks and geese. They mainly hunt around central Minnesota. Occasionally, they also hunt

Annual farm show set Feb. 27-March 1

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Agriculture enthusiasts and others will have a chance to check out innovative ideas and new machinery, visit professional vendors and listen to speakers on farm-related topics at the Central Minnesota Farm Show  Feb. 27-March 1 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. The farm show has hosted thousands of visitors for 51 years. “Last

Honer retires from fire department after 21 years

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Assistant Fire Chief Justin Honer recently hung up his fire gear and retired from the St. Joseph Volunteer Fire Department after 21 years of service. St. Joseph Fire Chief Jeff Taufen said it’s always hard to see someone leave the department, but Honer’s retirement is a little harder for him because they know each other so