St. Joseph Church starts capital campaign

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The Church of St. Joseph announced the beginning of a major capital campaign, Renewing Our Sacred Spaces, to preserve the historic church and make it accessible. The campaign has  exceeded the minimum goal of $1 million in pledges. A challenge goal of $1.5 million has been set. The Church of St. Joseph is the oldest consecrated church in Minnesota. In

New ‘solar cider’ creates a buzz

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com What do solar panels, bees and apples have in common? It turns out quite a bit. On a few acres west of St. Joseph, a solar farm, bees, a cidery and smart entrepreneurs are collaborating to protect the environment and distill a tasty drink. This month, Milk & Honey Ciders introduced Solar Sweet Farm Cider, a

Vote yes for school levy

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Chris Stanley, Sartell This year, the Sartell-St. Stephen School District is asking our community to support its plan to operate, educate and innovate. Educate It’s important to support our educators’ efforts to prepare students for life beyond the classroom. Voting yes helps maintain class sizes, provides personalized learning and expands programs vital to student success. As our community grows, it’s