Senate, sheriff top races for St. Joseph voters

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com A special election that will decide which party controls the Minnesota State Senate and a wide-open race for Stearns County sheriff are key races for St. Joseph voters in the Nov. 6 general election. In the Senate race, Republican Jeff Howe and Democrat Joe Perske are competing for the District 13 seat vacated by longtime Sen.

Fundraiser planned for St. Joseph man with ALS

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com After successful surgery for a non-cancerous brain tumor, Chris Stoeckel thought everything was fine. For three months. Then new symptoms appeared. His legs collapsed and his knees gave way. When he worked at his computer, he had a hard time focusing and he’d be sweating. “I couldn’t figure out why,” Stoeckel said. “Doing the dishes, I

Senate, sheriff, mayor are top races for Sartell, St. Stephen voters

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com A special election that will decide which party controls the Minnesota State Senate and a wide-open race for Stearns County sheriff are key races for Sartell and St. Stephen voters in the Nov. 6 general election. In the Senate race, Republican Jeff Howe and Democrat Joe Perske are competing for the District 13 seat vacated by

Council gets preview of fire-police building

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Members of the Sartell City Council were treated at their Oct. 22 meeting to a preview of the proposed Sartell Public Facilities Building. The building, which could begin as early as next April, will be the new home for both the city’s fire department and its police department. The preview was in the form of an

Six compete for three St. Cloud school board seats

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Six candidates, including two former board members and two former state legislators, are vying for three open seats on the St. Cloud school board in the Nov. 6 election. The candidates are, in alphabetical order, Zachary Dorholt, Les Green, Peter Hamerlinck, Larry Hosch, Natalie Ringsmuth and Beth Schlangen. Earlier this year, nine people filed, but an

Reber stars in ‘Lend Me A Tenor’

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenwsleader.com St. Joseph resident Mark Reber will again offer audiences a glimpse of his many talents on the stage as he performs his role of Max in “Lend Me A Tenor” at the Dinner Theater Great Blue Heron Supper Club Nov. 9-18. The play by Ken Ludwig is presented by the Great Northern Theatre Company and directed

Soup for the Soul

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photo by Carolyn BertschDiane Corcoran of Sartell pours soup from one kettle into another Oct. 27 during the Sartell Area Churches Craft and Bake Sale. Approximately 80 gallons of wild-rice soup was served. photo by Carolyn BertschMuriel Jensen of Sartell (left) shares a laugh with Judy Franz, also of Sartell, over lunch Oct. 27 at the Sartell Area Churches Craft

Candy at the Commons

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photo by Carolyn BertschTiffany Rickbeil of Sartell takes her 5-year-old twin boys Hayden (left) and Caleb, trick-or-treating at Pinecone Commons Oct. 27. photo by Carolyn BertschThe Smith Family of Sartell collects candy and other treats from the strip of stores along Pinecone Commons Oct. 27. They are Tyler, Keri and Evelyn, 4.