Arndt, Mielke named as principals for next school year

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school district recently named two principals who will start their new jobs next year – Laura Arndt at Sartell Middle School and Jason Mielke at Oak Ridge Elementary School. This past year, Arndt served as the middle school’s assistant principal. Mielke was principal for the Foley Elementary School last year. Arndt Laura Arndt

ConneX bus service extended for Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com There’s good news for bus riders in Sartell A pilot service dubbed ConneX, has been extended through the rest of this year, to Dec. 31, 2019. It is an on-demand ride service introduced to Sartell in January by the St. Cloud-based Metro Bus. Metro Bus Chief Executive Officer Ryan Daniel said the service has been steadily

Sartell designated as ‘Bicycle Friendly Community’

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell is now officially a Bicycle Friendly Community, one of only 29 cities in Minnesota to be so honored and one of 464 in the nation. At the June 10 city council meeting, the city was honored with a Bicycle-Friendly Community certificate (bronze level) by Dorian Grilley, executive director of the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota. The

Save Station movement sparks widespread interest

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Save Station movement is growing by leaps and bounds in St. Joseph, with more and more people and organizations jumping aboard to get Automated External Defibrillator Save Stations set up at outdoor locations. Recently the city of St. Joseph ordered four of the stations. When the city’s administrator, Judy Weyrens, told a friend, Audrey Twit,

Why can’t cars be more like lawnmowers?

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It’s too bad cars are not more like lawnmowers because lawnmowers can get 140 miles – and even more – per gallon of gasoline. That’s what one car achieved at Brainerd International Raceway recently at a two-day SuperMileage competition. The car was one of three built by members of the Sartell High School SuperMileage Team comprised

Roske acquitted of child abuse charges

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A jury in Stearns County Court acquitted a Sartell man who was arrested in early 2018 and charged with two felony counts of child abuse. On May 30, Brandon Taylor Roske, 23, was acquitted of one count of third-degree assault and one count of malicious punishment of a child under the age of 4. The jury