by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approved April 15 a list of budget cuts and revenue increases that fully fund the Academic Extensions program but increases fourth-grade class sizes. The nearly $1 million in budget cuts and fee increases were needed after district voters defeated an operating levy last November. On April 8, the board failed to
by Mike Knaak email@example.com With a new high school coming on line next fall, Sartell-St. Stephen board heard two recommendations that address reconfiguring the district’s buildings. A committee that has been studying where to house pre-kindergarten through second-grade students recommended splitting the students between the district’s current elementary schools. Elementary principals Sara Nelson and Kip Lynk recommended using Oak Ridge
More traffic lane closures are coming for CR 75 between St. Joseph and Waite Park. Beginning Monday, April 15, traffic will be reduced to one eastbound lane from the Interstate Highway 94 ramp west of St. Joseph to 15th Avenue in Waite Park. Westbound traffic will remain reduced to one lane. Left turns should only be made where left turn
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org The Sartell-St. Stephen school board will try for a second time to plug a $1.3 million deficit in next year’s budget when the board meets Monday, April 15, in St. Stephen. On April 8, the board failed to approve a list of proposed budget cuts and revenue increases presented by school administration on a 3-3 vote.
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. April 3 9:25 a.m. Traffic stop. Fourth Avenue S. An officer
A three-to-three vote at a special Sartell-St. Stephen school board meeting April 8 means a plan to deal with a $1.3 million budget shortage failed to be approved. The administration had proposed a list of cuts to programs and staff, as well as revenue increases. The cuts are necessary after voters defeated last November an operating levy that would have
Traffic on CR 75 will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting Monday, April 8. There will be one westbound lane from 15th Avenue in Waite Park to the Interstate Highway 94 traffic ramp west of St. Joseph. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from CR 134 to 28th Avenue in Waite Park, according to the
A meeting to discuss how the community can support new housing originally scheduled for Thursday, April 11, has been moved to Sunday, April 14, because of the forecast for heavy snow. The meeting is planned from 6:30-8 p.m. in Heritage Hall at the Church of St. Joseph. The discussion, A Place to Call Home, is intended to galvanize support for