Eisenschenk receives Unit Member of the Year award

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Elaine Eisenschenk, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 328 in St. Joseph, received the Unit Member of the Year award from the state Department of Minnesota American Legion Auxiliary. Eisenschenk received the award after being nominated for her volunteer service at St. Cloud VA Health Care System and collecting almost $7,000 in donations for

McGee and Glomski welcome St. John’s Prep students and staff in the new school year

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. John’s Prep’s 281 students in fifth-grade to 12th-grade were welcomed by new leadership for the 2019-20 school year. Jon McGee was named the new head of school in March. He is the first lay leader of the school following 29 monastic members of St. John’s Abbey, who have led the school since it was founded

Funeral service for Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph

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Donald P. Schneider St. Joseph Dec. 17, 1926-Sept. 22, 2019 The funeral service for Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph.  Schneider died Sept. 22 at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. The Rev. Jerry Weiss will officiate. Inurnment with military honors

Sept. 25 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. 18 10:20 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy.15. An officer stopped a

Riverview selected as Sartell intermediate school name

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Riverview will be the name of Sartell-St. Stephen’s intermediate school when it opens next fall to serve students in grades three through five. The name was revealed Monday, Sept. 16, at Sabre Stadium with games that slowly uncovered the letters spelling out the name. Current second, third and fourth-graders gathered at the stadium for the games

Legislators visit St. Joseph to learn about community center plans

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph leaders and area legislators have tried for years to secure state funding for a community center. That effort may have gotten a boost Sept. 4 when members of the House Capital Investment Committee visited St. Joseph. Legislation introduced by Rep. Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) and Sen. Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) seeks $2.5 million in state

Did the drawdown work? Time will tell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The six-week drawdown project on the river north of Sartell and on Little Rock Lake is now over. Did it produce good results? Time will tell, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The lake and Mississippi River will be closely monitored periodically, but the intended result of the project won’t be fully understood until