Sept. 11 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. Sept. 4 6:55 p.m. ATV complaint. Brianna Drive. An ATV was

Zimmer builds memorial pergola at Kennedy for his Eagle Scout project

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Tenth-grader Brandon Zimmer is an ambitious Boy Scout who recently completed building an outdoor pergola to earn his Eagle Scout award. By completing the Eagle Scout Service project, Zimmer was able to show his leadership skills while building a project for the benefit of others in the St. Joseph area. His project included building and installing

New Tech High School welcomes students

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The new 320,000-square-foot Tech High School welcomed students on Sept. 3. The $104.5 million school to serve 1,600 students replaces the old building, parts of which were more than 100 years old. Rather than long halls of classrooms, the school features three Learning Neighborhoods with windows offering views of the surrounding woods and large interior windows

Sartell students perform well on statewide tests

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The latest statewide school test scores showed students in the Sartell-St. Stephen district continue to exceed state averages and overall show a high level of performance. The state Department of Education released on Aug. 28 the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress

Band hits the road to play for the troops

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com For this travelin’ band, playing a Friday night gig in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and then appearing the next night 500 miles away in Brice Prairie, Wisconsin, is no big deal. But earlier this summer Sweet Siren really took their act on the road. The Top-40 and classic-rock band played for U.S. troops at two stops in

Funeral for Tate William Spier, 19, formerly of Sartell

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Tate William Spier, 19 formerly of Sartell June 12, 2000-Aug. 16, 2019 PFC Tate William Spier, 19, died in a car accident on Aug. 16, 2019 at the U.S. Marine Corp. Headquarters in Quantico, Virginia. A celebration of Spier’s life will begin 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1300 S. Sertoma Ave., Sioux Falls, S.D.