All Saints Academy students start school with a new name

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With the start of the new school year Aug. 27, All Saints Academy School students in St. Joseph are wearing some new shirts with a new logo and name on them. “Staff and parents have commented they like the new logo and the name better represents the school since it’s located in St. Joseph next to

3rd annual ‘Rock 4 Alzheimer’s’ event set for Sept. 22

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With an increasing number of people being diagnosed with the illness, local performers once again will offer music enthusiasts some entertainment while helping raise awareness of and funding research for Alzheimer’s disease. These performers will gather for the third annual “Rock 4 Alzheimer’s” event from 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, in the parking lot behind the

Y2K Lions donate to Anna Marie’s Alliance expansion project

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com One in three women in the United States will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, most of these victims between the ages of 20 and 24, according to the nonprofit Safe Horizon. Sandy Nadeau, director of Development and Communications of Anna Marie’s Alliance, recently spoke at a St. Joseph Y2K Lions meeting about services the organization

School accountability scores hold good news for Sartell schools

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com As students head back to school this week, teachers and administrators received their own report cards on student performance. The state Department of Education released the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress towards English language proficiency, graduation rates and consistent attendance. The

Council approves prelim budget, levy

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A preliminary 2019 budget and levy that could raise city property taxes by 1.16 percent was approved unanimously by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting. The preliminary levy is the maximum amount the city can levy. The council, however, can decrease that amount, and its departments will continue to look for expenses that could

Design plans ordered for outdoor patio/stage

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An outdoor patio concert stage just might become a reality at the Sartell Community Center in the not-too-distant future. At its last meeting, the Sartell City Council voted 4-1 to authorize Miller Architects and Builders of St. Cloud to come up with designs and fine-tuned costs for such a project. Miller has worked with the city

River Boat plans to add outdoor dining patio

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The River Boat Depot bar/restaurant in Sartell plans to add outdoor, river’s-edge dining starting next spring. The Sartell City Council approved an interim-use permit for that purpose at its last meeting. The request to the council was submitted by Brian Johnstone, co-owner of the business at 2 Riverside Drive.   The Sartell Planning Commission earlier voted

Funeral for Scott M. Raden, 54, of Sartell

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Scott Michael Raden, 54, of Sartell, passed away peacefully on Sept. 2 with family at his side. His funeral will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate. Private burial will take place in the Akeley (Minn.) Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to