The Benton County Sheriff’s Office lobby is now open to the public. Lobby hours are 8-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. People who have been exposed to Covid-19 in the preceding 14 days or those who are exhibiting any Covid-19 symptoms are asked to refrain from entering the building. Floor markings, reduced seating capacity, increased sanitizing and other infection control strategies
Absentee voting for the Aug. 11 primary election is underway. Because of the current pandemic, residents who wish to vote by absentee are encouraged to request an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org. To vote absentee by mail, voters should apply for an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org or contact the Auditor-Treasurer’s office and an application will be mailed or faxed.
On Monday, July 6, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office returns to normal lobby hours – 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fingerprinting will resume with a modified process. Those wishing to obtain fingerprints will need to call 320-259-3760 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 8-11:30 a.m. Masks are
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. June 16 1:15 p.m. Locked vehicle. 100 block of CR
Tani waa kuu muhiim adiga. Fadlan aqri. Ogeysiis! Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. ••• by Melisa Dick Hodan Ahmed was featured in this column a year ago. This column will provide a
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Carolyn James of Sartell has been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at Alexandria Technical & Community College. Faith Kowalke and Lea Uzalac of Sartell have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Crookston. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.66