Cultural Connections: Gellers explain importance of Jewish holy days

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Tani waa kuu muhiim adiga.  Fadlan aqri. Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. ••• by Julia Geller and Mark Geller In Judaism, there are two days that are regarded as the holiest

Rising Covid-19 case counts threaten school plans

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by Mike Knaak news@thenewsleaders.com Consistently climbing Covid-19 case counts in Stearns County may force Sartell-St. Stephen school district to switch to more restrictive learning models. That was the message at an Oct. 7 listening session on how the district is handling the pandemic. A handful of people attended the event at Sartell Middle School and three more people asked questions

Schultz: Pandemic threatens, but people pull together

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Having been the mayor of St. Joseph for 10 years, Rick Shultz wants to keep the job and is vying again, this time versus candidate Anne Buckvold (see related story). Schultz has been elected four times since 2010, and three of those times he ran unopposed. He has also served on the city council, planning commission,

Buckvold: To get things done, first know the people

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph mayoral candidate and current city-council member Anne Buckvold said that getting to know people, what they care about and what they want is the vital requirement for being a leader and getting things done as mayor. “I believe I have support because I listen to people, and they know I’m committed to representing their

Nies has vested interest in school district’s excellence

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Jason Nies, incumbent Sartell-St. Stephen School Board member, said he has a vested interest in wanting to be re-elected to the board in the Nov. 3 election. “As a resident of Sartell for over 30 years, an alumnus of Sartell High School, a parent to two graduates and two children in our district and a board

Moehrle lists knowledge, involvement as pluses in school-board bid

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A wide- ranging knowledge combined with community involvement are just two qualities listed as qualifications by candidate Matthew Moehrle, a candidate for the Sartell-St. Stephen school board. Another plus is that Moehrle and his wife have two young children in the school system. Moehrle is one of four candidates vying for three open seats on the

Meling, mother of five, wants to serve on school board

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com With four children attending four different school buildings in the Sartell-St. Stephen School District, Patricia “Tricia” Meling said she is well qualified to become a new member of the school board. Meling is one of four candidates vying for three open seats on the school board in the Nov. 3 election. Two of the seats were

Gentile advocates strongly for equity in schools

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Taryn Gentile, a candidate for the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board, strongly believes that all viewpoints and potential outcomes – both benefits and detriments – must be scrupulously considered before making any kind of decision that affects all residents in the school district. She is also a passionate advocate for equity in schools. Gentile is one of