Roundabout construction closes key intersection

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Roundabout construction began July 8 at the intersection of CR 4 and CR 120. The intersection is closed and motorists will need to detour. See map at right. The construction is expected to last through early September depending on weather. Stearns County’s 0.25 percent transportation sales tax will fund the project. There were 10 collisions at the intersection from 2011

July 3 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. June 26 1:42 a.m. DWI. Riverside Avenue N. An officer witnessed

Toppan Merrill announces $6 million expansion in Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Toppan Merrill announced plans June 25 for a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its Sartell facility. The announcement followed unanimous approval of a business subsidy by the Sartell City Council members at their June 24 meeting. Toppan Merrill is a specialty digital-printing company (formerly Merrill Corp.) that opened in St. Cloud in 1994 and some years later a

Boysen is ready to ride for Habitat for Humanity

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com For bicycling enthusiast Gene Boysen of St. Joseph, the Habitat 500 offers two rewards: the physical challenge of a  500-mile, six-day ride and an opportunity to be part of an important fundraising cause. The Habitat 500, a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, begins July 14 in Hermantown. Riders follow a route through northeastern Minnesota that will

Schuller flew helicopters during Korean War

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

New, improved baseball fields dedicated

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The Sartell Baseball Association and Pinecone Central Park Association on June 11 dedicated  new and improved baseball fields. A double-header at St. Cloud Orthopedics Field (formerly Champion Field) highlighted the event that capped two years of a fundraising campaign. A ceremony between the games officially dedicating St. Cloud Orthopedics and Gilleland Chevrolet Field.  The capital campaign of $1.3 million was