CR 29 bridge to close Oct. 1

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The CR 29 bridge over the Mississippi River will close for repairs starting Thursday, Oct. 18, according to the Benton County Highway Department. Benton County officials say as temperatures fall, potentially icy conditions on the bridge could create hazardous conditions for motorists and construction workers. Traffic will be detoured onto Benton Drive to the Hyw. 15 Bridge of Hope then

Replace meat, dairy products with vegetables, fruits, grains

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Sami Nicholson, Sartell Right on the heels of utter devastation wrought by hurricanes Florence and Michael, comes an alarming report in the prestigious journal Nature that mitigation of global climate change will require a massive switch to plant-based eating.  The report concludes that global warming threatens the world’s very food supply, in addition to generating scorching heat, raging wildfires, devastating

Oct. 5 news for refugees

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Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo  Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Check this space to make announcements that especially apply to our Refugee Neighbors in St. Joseph as well as those whose first

Vote ‘yes’ Nov. 6 to continue Sartell-St. Stephen’s commitment to education

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Voters in the Sartell-St. Stephen school district will be asked on Nov. 6 to approve a levy to fund the second stage of the district’s master plan approved three years ago. As the new high school, the first part of the master plan, nears completion, district leaders are asking voters to approve funding to operate it and to support other

Keep it local during Oct. 18 trash pickup

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“If you see something, say something.” That admonition usually applies to airports and other potential terrorism targets. But on Oct. 18, in St. Joseph, those words will apply to refuse. That’s when the city has scheduled the next curbside rubbish pickup and the city is as serious about the warning as any airport security officer. During the last pickup in