Mental Health walk/run

Christian GilmanCriers0 Comments

Cold Spring to hold mental health event Let the Sun Shine Run/Walk is gearing up for its second annual event at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at St. Boniface Church in Cold Spring. This event was created in memory of Jonathon Robbins who ended his own pain after being diagnosed with schizophrenia and depression. There is a 2.2-mile run/walk and a

Commissioner to host open meeting

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Mark Bromenschenkel, Stearns County commissioner from Sartell, will host an open meeting for his constituents in St. Joseph from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 10. The meeting will take place at The Local Blend, a coffee shop on main street. Bromenschenkel’s Commissioner District 2 includes Sartell, St. Joseph, Waite Park; and the townships of LeSauk, St. Joseph, St. Wendel and part

United Way volunteer opportunities

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Llama Llama Read-A-Rama 2012 ~ United Way Day of Action Llama Llama Read-A-Rama is a St. Cloud Area community initiative to encourage reading with children, starting at birth. The fun continues Thursday-Saturday April 12-14. Volunteers can read to children and assist with projects in preschools, Head Start Reach Up Inc., and Boys and Girls Clubs. Volunteers can also help with the

Volunteer oportunities

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March is Food Share Month March is Food Share Month in Minnesota where donations are matched during the month.  During this time of significant economic distress, many area families are using local food shelves more than ever before. Consider leveraging the match by running a food drive within your work place, church or service club and donate to your local

Seasonal road restrictions

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Seasonal road restrictions will take effect in Stearns County March 9. Weight limits for axles and vehicles will be posted on roads. Restrictions will apply to gross axle weights and will remain in effect until further notice. To view a map identifying load limits and corresponding roads, visit:

Adjutant general set to speak March 23

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Major General Richard C. Nash, adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, will visit St. Cloud in the coming weeks. Nash will speak at 7 a.m. Friday, March 23 at the eighth annual St. Cloud Area Friends of Scouting Leadership Breakfast at the St. Cloud Holiday Inn. Event attendance has been as high as 150 people with more than $15,000

MNDOT reminds residents of snow removal policy

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Residents are reminded that it is illegal to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Minnesota law and many local rules prohibit plowing, blowing, shoveling or placing snow on public roads, ditches or the right-of-way area along roads. Violations are considered misdemeanors, but civil penalties also apply if the placement of snow creates a hazard. The

Citizen of the Year nominations requested

Dennis DalmanCriers, News0 Comments

Citizen of the Year nominations requested The Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2012 Sartell Citizen of the Year. Nominees should be active community volunteers who are dedicated to and foster a positive image of Sartell or someone who serves to make his/her employer an asset to Sartell. Anyone who lives, works or volunteers in Sartell