Police Reserve volunteers needed

TaLeiza CallowayCriers0 Comments

The Sartell Police Department is accepting applications for its volunteer Reserve Officer program. Applicants must possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license and be at least 18. They must be physically capable of assisting officers with duties such as traffic control, calls for service and security at special events. Applications are available on the City of Sartell website: www.sartellmn.com/police/police_reserves.htm They are

Naval Academy accepts apps for summer STEM program

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

Applications are now being accepted through April 15 for the United States Naval Academy Summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program 2012.  The Summer STEM Program is held in three sessions: June 4-9 for rising 8th-9th graders; June 11-16 for rising 10th graders; and June 18-23 for rising 11th graders. The academy’s Summer STEM Program is an overnight academic program

Sidewalkers, horse leaders volunteers needed

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

Project Astride is looking for volunteers to be sidewalkers (no horse experience needed) and horse leaders (current horse experience required) to join their team and assist participants in positive and supportive riding experiences. Volunteers must be 16 years of age and able to walk and intermittently run, in sand footing for up to a half hour. There is also a

Sabre Nation Community Service Day needs help

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

We are currently organizing our second annual Sabre Nation Community Service Day, and we need your help!  We want to thank our community for its continuous support and do something to show how much we appreciate it. On the afternoon of May 2, the students and teachers from Sartell-St. Stephen High School are going to be dispersed among the two

Compost site opens early

Dennis DalmanCriers0 Comments

The signs of unusually warm early spring weather are everywhere, including at the Sartell compost site. Because residents have already been cleaning up yard waste, the compost site will be open for the next two Saturdays (March 31 and April 7). Hours of operation on both days will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. A compost permit is required. The permits may

TV ad contest for Stearns County

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

The Central Minnesota Water Education Alliance is seeking entries for the 2012 “Make the Water Connection” TV ad contest. Area high school students are invited to put their creative talents to work creating TV ads promoting simple ways everyone can help protect the water. Sponsored by Country Hearth Breads, three $1,000 prize packages will be awarded, with each winning entry receiving $700

Crop producer meeting

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

‘Bioenergy from Perennials’ set April 2 in Fairmont A “Bioenergy from Perennials” workshop, sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension and Rural Advantage, will be held Monday, April 2 at the Knights of Columbus (920 E. 10th St.) in Fairmont, Minn.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.  The morning session will be from 10 a.m. to noon and the afternoon session will be from 1

Community Gardens has waiting list

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Even though there is a waiting list for the Sartell Community Gardens, city residents are welcome to add their names to the list – which is a fairly short list. There is always a possibility those who have signed up might move or decide they don’t want a patch after all, as planting time approaches – sometime in mid-May. There