July 13 Sartell people

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Eight students from Sartell graduated May 12 from the College of St. Benedict on May 12. The graduates are: Alexis Flaherty, daughter of Robert and Stacie Flaherty, bachelor’s in nursing; Lauren Hennen, daughter of Gregg and Amy Hennen, bachelor’s in biochemistry; Kathryn Hoppert, daughter of Richard and Merry Hoppert, bachelor’s in accounting; Anna Lindstrom, daughter of Matt Lindstrom and Amy Braig Lindstrom, bachelor’s in psychology; Elizabeth Plaine, daughter of Kelly and Cara Plaine,

July 13 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 4 2:56 a.m. Gunshot. Second Avenue NW. An officer

July Fourth parade winners announced

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The St. Joseph Lions Club announced the winners in the July Fourth parade. Winners selected by independent judges in the following categories were:  Wow Extreme!!  1. Skatin’ Place  2. Ringsmuth Riders   Cool Youth  1. St. Joseph Cub Scouts  2. Chinese Immersion #742   Fourth of July Theme 1. Foley Ambassadors 2. Sauk Rapids Ambassadors   Best-Dressed Business 1. Woods Farmers Seed and Nursery 2. SuperAmerica  

Section of First Street N. closed July 19

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A section of First Street NE/CR 29 on the east side of Sartell will be closed starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. The road will be closed between the Mississippi River bridge and Benton Drive.The road will be closed through Tuesday, July 24. Benton Drive will be open to traffic. First Street NE/CR 29 will be open for

St. Joseph approved for home improvement grant

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A federal grant will help low- and moderate-income St. Joseph homeowners repair and improve their homes. The city of St. Joseph and the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership have been approved for a grant of $178,624. There are some final steps to complete before the money is available from Minnesota’s Small Cities Development Program. The program provides homeowners with zero-interest, forgivable

Pfannenstein sworn in as police chief

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Mayor Rick Schutlz swore in new St. Joseph Police Chief Dwight Pfannenstein at the July 2 City Council meeting Pfannenstein replaces Joel Klein who resigned May 31 in the midst of an investigation of a complaint against him. Pfannenstein, who had been serving as acting chief, was offered the job June 18. He joined the police

Lobbyist offers suggestions to secure bonding money

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The city’s lobbyist provided an update and offered advice on how to again seek legislative funding for bonding projects that were turned down during the 2018 session. The city had asked for $3.8 million for three different projects. The city intended the money would help finance the Jacob Wetterling Community Center, East Park and a CR