Be on guard against tax-refund cyber-crooks

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com As tax season gets busier, cyber-criminals get busier, too, working their identity-theft scams to get people’s tax-refund money. Local law enforcement is warning people to be alert to the latest tax scam. The first sign something crooked is happening is when surprised taxpayers notice a tax-refund amount in their bank balances, usually one they didn’t even

Beware of tax refund cyber-crooks

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com As tax season gets busier, cyber-criminals get busier, too, working their identity-theft scams to get people’s tax-refund money. Local law enforcement is warning people to be alert to the latest tax scam. The first sign something crooked is happening is when surprised taxpayers notice a tax refund amount in their bank balances, usually one they didn’t

Pot ‘o’ Gold 5k run set for St. Pat’s Day

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleader.com There will be lots of people sporting leprechaun-green jogging gear when the third annual Pot ‘o’ Gold  5k run takes place on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, at Pine Meadow Elementary School in Sartell. The event, billed as affordable, healthy family fun, is one of the four annual events in the Bernick’s Family Fitness Series

Count illustrates current face of area homelessness

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by Vicki Ikeogu news@thenewsleaders.com It is a necessary, but difficult part of the job for AG Hout. As program manager and continuum of care coordinator for the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership, Hout and her team spend one day every year tracking down and compiling information on those without a home. Known as the point-in-time count, trained staff spend one day,

Sartell repeats as high kick champs

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Sartell-St. Stephen High School’s dance team successfully defended their 2017 high-kick title at this year’s State Dance Team Tournament on Feb. 16-17 in Minneapolis. The Sabres won their second consecutive championship in the Class AA high-kick contest on Saturday. The title was the team’s fourth in high kick. The Sabres won third place in the jazz

Strong feelings voiced at annexation meeting

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com Taxes? Regulation? Land rights and zoning? Lifestyle changes? Benefits? Government overreach? These were just a few of the concerns and questions 60-80 St. Joseph Township citizens had for the members of the St. Joseph City Council during the Feb. 15 open meeting dealing with the Orderly Annexation Agreement. But layered underneath the questions and statements was