Bike-to-School Day event set for May 8

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A celebration for “Bike-to-School Day” will take place from 2:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Lions Community Park in Sartell. The purpose of the event is to check bicycles for safety and for children (and people of all ages) to have some recreation and social fun. The park is at 1030 First St. N. Children should bring their own bicycles

Big crowds have fun at Community Showcase

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Many hundreds of people of all ages clearly enjoyed the St. Joseph Community Showcase April 13 at Kennedy Community School. There were 24 local businesses featured at the showcase, each with its own booth staffed by employees who indulged in pleasant breezy conversations with those who attended. Many parents brought their children, including lots of babies

Sartell veterans’ plaques trigger many memories

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com To most people, the names on the big bronze veterans’ memorial plaque in the Sartell Community Center are just that – a lot of unknown names. But to people familiar with Sartell, its history and its families, the names trigger many memories, friendships, extended family bonds and thoughts both happy and sad. On the plaque are

Funds being raised for second ice rink

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Hockey enthusiasts in Sartell are making plans and raising funds for a second sheet of ice at Bernick’s Arena. The Sartell City Council, at its April 8 meeting, heard an outline of the plans from Chad Ritter, chairman of the Sartell Youth Recreation Board, which operates and maintains Bernick’s Arena. The new sheet of ice, 200

Police chief honors 10 with awards

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Ten people were honored with Lifesaving Awards and one man was given a Meritorious Service Award by Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes at the April 8 City Council meeting. The meritorious award was presented to Reserve Sgt. Todd Ackerman. The honorees of the lifesaving awards are four police officers (Shelby Lane, Jill Lundquist, John Batterberry, Nate

Sartell firefighters have safe, productive 2018

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sometimes zeros mean good news, as the row after row of zeroes show in the annual Sartell Fire Department report presented to the City Council at its April 8 meeting. In 2018, there were no intentionally set fires; there were no fire fatalities; there were no injuries from smoke inhalation; no fractures, no falls, no firefighters