Knights of Columbus holds monthly burger/brat sale

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The Father Werner Council 7057 Knights of Columbus held a burger sale Aug. 17 in front of the St. Joseph Meat Market. KC members Lloyd Bruemmer (left) and Ron Rennie helped grill burgers to raise funds for various local causes. The KCs hold a burger/brat sale on the third weekend of every month. Bruemmer said the KCs donate the proceeds from

Catholic Worker House hosts prayer night

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by Cori Hilsgen The Catholic Worker House recently hosted its first family prayer night, which nearly 20 people attended to recognize and to pray for peace in families. Family Prayer Night is interdenominational and is open to anyone who would like to attend. The night includes a potluck meal from 6-7 p.m. and then includes activity and prayer from

Bowie of Denmark returns for a visit

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by Cori Hilsgen Bo “Bowie” Vilhelmsen recently returned to the Sartell area for a visit. In 2010, Vilhelmsen was a 16-year-old foreign exchange student from Denmark who stayed with the Tom and Tami Johnson family of Sartell. He was hosted through the “Youth for Understanding” program. Vilhelmsen returned to Sartell for a two-week visit with his American family and

Heat wave doesn’t stop celebration

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Ninety-degree temperatures, with a heat index of 108 degrees, did not keep people away from the annual July 4 parish festival. Festival setup of stands began on Saturday, June 30 and continued until Monday, July 2. Many busy hands worked together to get ready for the festival and volunteer workers were served lunch. Festivities began on Tuesday, July 3, when

Parishioners bid farewell to Father Joseph Feders

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by Cori Hilsgen 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.

Milbert joins father’s dental practice

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by Cori Hilsgen Kelsey Milbert will join her father’s dental practice on July 2. Milbert is the daughter of Dr. Curt Cotton, who currently practices dentistry with Dr. Joseph Styles. The two have been practicing together at 1514 E. Minnesota St. in St. Joseph for 34 years, since July of 1978. Milbert graduated from ROCORI High School, earned a

‘Family Man’ Hommerding’s family now supports him

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by Cori Hilsgen Glenn Hommerding is a “family man” who has spent many years supporting and standing by his family, but now he is being supported by them. Hommerding was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in autumn 2010. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disease of the nerve cells that are in the spinal cord and

Students show state fair projects

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by Cori Hilsgen Fourth-grade students from Sharon Beach’s class at All Saints Academy in St. Joseph recently displayed their state-fair projects. The class of 16 students was given about a month to complete the project. Criteria of the project allowed students to pick any state except Minnesota and to create a three-dimensional display that included information such as the