Community Center ready for pickleball action and more

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com After years of hoping and wishing, the establishment of the St. Joseph Community Center is finally taking shape. The first recreational sport laid out in the new center are two pickleball courts. Now what’s needed are people to use them. When the city took over the care and maintenance of the old Kennedy Elementary School, there

Second annual ‘Country Lights Festival’ Dec. 1-31

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Once again, the lights around Lake Francis will sparkle and glimmer to delight young and old alike during the holiday season. The second annual Country Lights Festival will begin Saturday, Dec. 1, and continue throughout the rest of the month.  About 75,000-100,000 lights, many more than were used last year, will be on every evening during

A life of opening doors

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Jerry Peterson’s life has been about opening doors. Those doors led to military service, world travel, multiple academic degrees and careers as a youth minister, hospital chaplain and landscaping business. Now his “doors” are the centerpiece of a self-published book, “99 Doors to High Level Wellness: How to Live to be 100.” The book features photographs

After levy defeat, school board schedules community meetings

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The Sartell-St. Stephen school board is hosting a series of community meetings. The board invites school district residents to share their thoughts on the Nov. 6 operational levy vote. The board is looking for feedback in order to make an informed decision on how to move forward in budget planning. “We want to listen to the community to find out

Funeral for Loretta E. Dullinger, 93, of St. Joseph

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Loretta E. Dullinger, 93 St. Joseph May 15, 1925 – Nov. 25, 2018 The funeral for Loretta E. Dullinger, 93, of St. Joseph will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at St. John’s Abbey Catholic Church in Collegeville. Dullinger died Sunday, Nov. 25 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Cloud. The Rev. Ian Donmer, OSB, will officiate and burial

Nov. 21 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. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. Nov. 14