Wetterling sells practice, retires after 42 years

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleader.com After 42 years in St. Joseph, Dr. Jerry Wetterling has sold his practice and is retiring. He’s handed off the practice to Dr. Brian Koltes, who grew up in Albany and graduated from St. John’s University, where he was a three-sport athlete. The two doctors are hosting an open house from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Oct. 19 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

Oct. 17 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. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. Oct. 3

Oct. 19 St. Joseph people

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Senior Chief Petty Officer Joshua Vogel, a 1998 Apollo High School graduate from St. Joseph, is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 73 at Naval Station North Island in Coronado, Calif. Vogel is a naval aircrewman responsible for flying in helicopters that defend a carrier strike group. They operate the combat systems for anti-submarine and anti-surface

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