by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org At long last, the Little Rock Lake and Mississippi River drawdown project is about to begin – on Thursday, Aug. 1. On that day, the Sartell dam will be opened to decrease lake and river water levels by three feet, a process that will take about 30 hours. The levels will remain low for about six
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com After 33 years of service for the city of St. Joseph, city administrator Judy Weyrens retired July 12 with a feeling of deep satisfaction. “It was a lot of work, but I got a lot of enjoyment out of the job, and I’m proud of being a part of what St. Joseph has become,” she said.
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org St. Joseph is the safest city in Minnesota – at least it is in so far as SaveStations. That fact was announced on a warm July 12 morning when St. Joseph resident Audrey Twit was honored for donating $11,000 for four SaveStations in St. Joseph. The presentation took place outside the St. Joseph Government Center. SaveStations
Like all true heroes, Boyd Sorenson insists he’s not a hero and brushes off extravagant praises. His attitude is that he just happened to be there in a war zone and did the best he could do, along with many others. But that’s not the attitude of others. They consider Sorenson to be an extraordinary, courageous man who gave his
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Sartell Boy Scout Anthony Berndt, 15, who will receive his Eagle Scout badge this fall, was thanked by the Sartell City Council for all of his work installing benches at Sauk River Regional Park. At the July City Council meeting, Berndt outlined the work he did for his bench project. The bench project was his community
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org “Like father like son” describes Gary and Nate Olson of Sartell to a T. Both work at the same place and both emerged as winners, once again, at the Muscle Car Series Show & Go event at Brainerd International Speedway July 5-7. Driving his trusty 1979 deep-blue Camaro, Nate Olson was tops in the Strip Eliminator
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com If you missed out on getting the highest bid at a recent quilt auction, you still have a chance to pick and choose from a large selection of quilts at the St. Stephen Catholic Church’s annual parish festival which will be 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 (Labor Day). At the festival, attendees will have
Fire destroyed a home north of Sartell early Monday, July 22. The fire at 390 Pine Ridge Road was reported by the owner at 12:09 a.m., who said that his house and attached garage were on fire, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Stephen and Julie Muenchow, their three children and a dog were able to evacuate the residence