John Stang named Knight of the Year

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A 34-year-member of the Knights of Columbus, John Stang, has been selected Knight of the Year for the Father Werner Council. According to the announcement of his honor, “he has been the deputy grand knight, the grand knight and a trustee. He tries to make the council better and more appealing to more men of the parish. He works at

May 15 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. May 8 7:45 p.m. Collision. Fifth Avenue N. After a vehicle

Voting to name intermediate school

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Online voting opened May 13, to pick a name for the Sartell intermediate school. The ballot is available on the school district’s website. Starting in fall 2020, the current Sartell Middle School will be home to third- through fifth- graders. The three names on the ballot are: • Mississippi Mills Intermediate School. • Riverview Intermediate School. • Watab River Intermediate

May 8 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. May 1 4:50 p.m. Trespass. Sundance Road. A citizen reported an

Teacher of Year grew up in St. Joseph

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com This year’s Minnesota Teacher of the year grew up in St. Joseph. Jessica Davis, a math teacher at South St. Paul Second School, was selected from a field of nine finalists. A total of 168 teachers were nominated for the 55th annual award announced on May 5 in St. Paul. Davis is the daughter of Elaine

Sartell’s Bike to School event canceled

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The Bike to School event scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, has been canceled because of expected inclement weather. The event was planned for 2:30-5 p.m. at Lions Park. The city is hoping to reschedule the event but a date has not been determined. Questions should be directed to Nate Keller at 320-258-7316 or nate.keller@sartellmn.com.

Woman dies in collision near St. Joseph

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A Freeport woman died Friday night in a two-vehicle collision west of St. Joseph. A pickup driven by Jonathan Grace, 46, was westbound on Norway Road when it collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by Stacy Meyer, 54, of Freeport, according to Stearns County Sheriff Steve Soyka. Meyer was driving south on CR 3. The collision happened at 6:54