March 13 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. March 6 9:05 p.m. DWI. CR 1. A citizen called in

St. Joseph to host 4-day bicycle tour

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St. Joseph will host 300 bicyclists and support crew members this summer for the start and finish of the Bicycling Around Minnesota Tour. The riders will arrive on Wednesday, Aug. 14, and camp overnight before heading out on the four-day ride on Thursday, Aug. 15. They will return on Sunday, Aug. 18. The riders will camp in the parking lot

Vietnam-era veteran Klein enlisted in the Navy at 17

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Township elections are March 12

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Township elections and annual meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, March 12. In Collegeville Township, polls will be open from 1-8 p.m. at the town hall,  27724 CR 50. Rick Thompson is running unopposed for a three-year term as supervisor and Robert John Simon is running for a two-year term as treasurer. Brockway Township election hours are from 3-8 p.m. at

Guest column: Chisum deserves praise for soil testing stand

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Phil Ringstrom, Sartell I believe council member Mike Chisum should be commended for pulling the “engineering and soil testing item” regarding the Sauk River Regional Park  from the consent agenda during the Jan. 28 Sartell City Council meeting. When an elected representative performs his/her due diligence, their effort should be praised for representing their constituents and democratic principles. One year