Trobec appointed to St. Stephen City Council

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The St. Stephen City Council on Aug. 1 appointed Steve Trobec to the council’s open seat. He will serve until Dec. 31. The council opening was created when Jeff Blenkush was appointed to be the city’s mayor after Cindy VanderWeyst resigned on July 11. The two appointments changed the lineup for this fall’s general election. There will be two council members

Aug. 2 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 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 13  12:26 p.m. Accident. CR 175 and CR 133.

More hours added for absentee voting

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The Stearns County Auditor’s Office and Stearns County Service Center will be open on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and until 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, for absentee voting for the primary election. Residents may cast their absentee ballot in person at the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office or the Stearns County Service Center in Waite Park.   The auditor’s

Aug. 1 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. July 25

‘Annie’ opens Friday in Cold Spring

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“Annie,” presented by Great Northern Theatre Company, opens Friday, Aug. 3., at the Glanville Smith Auditorium in Rocori High School, Cold Spring. Show times are 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. performances on Sunday, Aug. 5, and Sunday, Aug. 12. Mitchell Brown from St. Joseph plays the role of Rooster. The musical takes places in the 1930s. Annie is a fiery

Boysen exceeds fundraising goal

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph’s Gene Boysen finished the Habitat 500 on July 21 and raised more than $3,200. The bike ride raises money for Habitat for Humanity and started and ended in Becker.   Before he left, Boysen had set a goal of raising at least $2,000.   In an email, Boysen wrote: ” The route from Pierz back

Filing for offices without primaries opens July 31

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The filing period for elected offices that don’t conduct primary elections opens Tuesday, July 31. The filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The Sartell-St. Stephen school district will elect three board members to serve four-year terms. In St. Joseph, voters will elect a mayor and two City Council members. Council seats held by Dale Wick and