Fischbach’s new role needs Constitutional solution

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Constitutions are meant to be vague. Those documents are foundations for our state and national governments. They set down the basic principles and powers of our governments. The legislature, executive and courts decide the details. That works fine until something odd happens. Something odd has happened and it’s time for an update to Minnesota’s Constitution. The chain of unusual events

Leander Eisenschenk served in Vietnam, Honor Guard

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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

After WWII, Othmar Schmitz defended the Panama Canal

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The American Legion will be 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

Jan. 11 Sartell people

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ABC Seamless won the 2018 National ABC Seamless Steel Siding Franchise of the Year award.  ABC Seamless president Jerry Beyers presented the award to Josh and Amy Stahlecker, owners of ABC Seamless of St Cloud located in Sartell. The award was presented during the 40th Annual ABC Seamless National Franchise Meeting in Fargo, ND. Juli Stone Pitzer of Sartell will receive

Jan. 11 St. Joseph people

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The Central Minnesota Arts Board awarded $144,416 in support of  24 regional arts projects. Criteria used in evaluating applications include: artistic quality & merit, demonstrated need, outcomes & evaluation and ability to complete the proposal. The College of St. Benedict was awarded $7,000 for “We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” The Feb. 15 event will showcase African

Fitzthum supports public safety

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Jerry Raymond, Sartell For a community to have strong public safety it requires a good working relationship between the safety departments (police and fire), the members of the community and especially our elected officials.  The single most important item a government can give its people is safety.  Sartell, its people and government, have been strong supporters of public safety as