Bob Zimmerman got the last laugh I’ve always wanted to interview Bob Dylan, but since that’s not in the cards, Margy Hughes is the next best thing. Hughes lives in St. Joseph and taught physical education at the College of St. Benedict for more than 30 years. She was a member of the Hibbing High School Student Council and gave
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Simmering dissatisfaction with the elimination of school spring break has boiled over into a virtual protest movement among many Sartell residents. More than 150 of those concerned citizens – students and parents – attended the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board meeting last Monday and presented signed petitions with more than 300 signatures. They came to request the
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Even during his interview for the job, Pastor Jeff Sackett said he felt he and the people of Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell “just clicked.” When he landed the job, he was very happy. “It’s a lovely place,” he said. “I’m just getting my feet wet, but I feel so warmly welcomed by these great people.
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Thompson just can’t seem to stop winning. Not long after being part of the Sartell Sabre Swim Team’s state championship, she went on to win two of three individual swimming events in the YMCA competition last week at the University of Minnesota. Thompson, a ninth-grader at Sartell High School, placed first in the 50-yard freestyle
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Alyssa Frank of Sartell feels like one of the luckiest young women in Minnesota, having just won the “Mike Warter Scholarship” from the State High School Soccer Coaches’ Association. It’s a rare honor. Only one female and one male in the state receive the $1,000 scholarship each year. It takes more than “luck” to win that
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Although they didn’t kick their way to top glory, the Sartell Sabre Dance Team was ecstatic when they won second place in the Class 2A “high kick” division in state competition last week at Minneapolis Target Center. The coaches and dancers all agreed it was their best performance through an award-winning year. They were there to
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Because of a sudden heart attack, Bruce Theisen of Sartell lost two days of his life to an oblivion close to death, but he’s happy to be back from that brink. Most of all, he is thankful for the two Sartell police officers who coaxed his stopped heart back to life by using a defibrillator. If
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Although she has lived in St. Cloud for most of her life, Evie Dingmann considers Sartell her second home – a home she learned to know door-to-door, mailbox by mailbox. After 30 years as a mail carrier for Sartell, Dingmann retired recently at age 72. “It was a great job,” she said. “I really loved it