Fitzthum, Peterson compete for mayor job; with video

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VIDEO: Sartell mayoral candidates Ryan Fitzthum and David Peterson answered questions at a forum on Oct. 11 sponsored by the Sartell Senior Connection. Fitzthum and Peterson are both current City Council members. Following an introduction, each candidate had three minutes to answer questions from the moderator and the audience. by Dennis Dalman One of two current Sartell City Council members

Candidate Everett promises ‘Civility in Action’

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by Dennis Dalman Heidi Everett of St. Wendel Township, a candidate for Minnesota House District 13B, intends to put her decades of communications skills to good use if elected Nov. 6. She is a professor of communications and journalism at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Everett, a DFLer, is challenging incumbent Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell) for the legislative seat.  District

If re-elected, O’Driscoll plans to build on successes

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by Dennis Dalman Long-time Minnesota Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell) is hoping for another go-round for his fifth consecutive bid to represent the people in House District 13B in the state legislature. O’Driscoll, 54, was elected to that position four times, every two years, since his first try in 2010. O’Driscoll, a former real-estate agent, is a corporate trainer for

DeZURIK opens plant to public for 90th birthday

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by Dennis Dalman New York City would likely be a big, leaky, soggy mess of a city if it were not for the DeZURIK company in Sartell. That’s because DeZURIK manufactured to precise specifications all the valves that are used in the Big Apple’s water-distribution system. That is one of the intriguing fun facts visitors learned when DeZURIK opened

Fire department open house slated for Oct. 11

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The perennially popular Sartell Fire Department Open House will take place from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the fire department lot next to the police station. There will also be at least one police officer and squad car at the event for children visitors to crawl around in. October is National Fire Prevention Month. The open house is a

‘Crooked Hinges’ to open Oct. 11

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by Dennis Dalman A repurposed furniture and décor business dubbed Crooked Hinges will open Thursday, Oct. 11, in St. Joseph. The shop is in an older, cozy, redesigned house, at 38 Birch St. E. (on the frontage road right across Hwy. 75 from the hardware store). Crooked Hinges will be open only four consecutive days each month – every

RSVP asks for increased Sartell funding

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By Dennis Dalman At the last Sartell City Council meeting, the director of the Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP requested the Sartell City Council to increase funds for the all-volunteer program. RSVP stands for Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Its director, Lisa Braun, spoke to the council during the open forum period during which speakers can address the council with