Dads and daughters dance the night away at annual event

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by Vicki Ikeogu Men sporting suits and ties. Girls dressed up in high heels, makeup and dresses of all styles and colors. A scene that could have easily been lifted from the ballroom dance in Disney’s Cinderella was replicated inside the Gorecki Center on the College of St. Benedict’s on Saturday, March 3. Now in its fifth year, the

School board hears chance to host student conventions

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by Dave DeMars The highlight of the Feb. 26 school board meeting was the presentation of members of the Sartell High School Student Council requesting that the board permit them to host the 2020 Minnesota Association of Student Councils -Minnesota Association of Honor Societies (MASC-MAHS) State Convention. The convention would be sometime in April and the Sartell chapter of

St. Joseph seeks bonding money to help fund underpass

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by Mike Knaak The city of St. Joseph will formally ask the state of Minnesota to pay half the $3 million cost of a pedestrian underpass under CR 75, according to Mayor Rick Schultz. State bonding money would pay half the cost while the 1/2 –cent sales tax would pay the rest. After looking at several options, Schultz said

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

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by Dennis Dalman 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

Long-planned lofts become reality

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by Mike Knaak Construction will begin soon on a 17-unit residential and retail complex on College Avenue North. Developers of 24 North Lofts announced Tuesday, March 6, that after four years of planning, the project will soon be a reality. Partners Jon Petters and Dr. Gustavo Peña announced in a press release that financing and the construction contract are

City seeks park input from Morningstar residents

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by Dennis Dalman Sartell is planning to improve Morningstar Neighborhood Park, and it needs residents’ help to do that. Residents, especially those who live in the Morningstar area, are being requested to fill out an online survey before Tuesday, March 13. The seven-question survey takes only a couple of minutes to complete. The results of the survey will be

Lola Wolf to perform March 11 at Sacred Heart Chapel

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by Cori Hilsgen Lola Wolf, originally from St. Joseph, will perform an organ concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Benedict’s Monastery. The concert will feature music written by female composers and the world premiere of “Quia Ergo Femina” written by Yiğit Kolat of Seattle, Wash. Sister Karen Rose, director of mission

Council considers more workshop meetings

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by Dennis Dalman The Sartell City Council is considering scheduling more workshops – or at least one this coming July that would be for the purpose of discussing overall budget plans and goals. Council member David Peterson said in the past he had found such workshops to be very beneficial in getting a grasp of what the city is