Twit honored for SaveStations donation

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph is the safest city in Minnesota – at least it is in so far as SaveStations. That fact was announced on a warm July 12 morning when St. Joseph resident Audrey Twit was honored for donating $11,000 for four SaveStations in St. Joseph. The presentation took place outside the St. Joseph Government Center. SaveStations

Rueckert’s Army training led to medical career

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Community education connects everything Sartell

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com This summer, Sartell Community Education moved to the Community Center where the staff is operating, managing and scheduling activities. “We want to improve on what’s here already and connect everything Sartell,” said Community Education Director Kris O’Brien. Summer recreational and daytime enrichment camps have filled the center and kept the staff busy, serving 518 children at

Liturgical Press wins record number of awards

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The St. John’s Liturgical Press recently received an unprecedented number of awards for its published books, and two of its designers were also honored. It is the highest number of awards ever won by the Press in one year since the Press was founded in 1926 on the campus of St. John’s University by a monk

Local man receives Legion of Honor medal

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Like all true heroes, Boyd Sorenson insists he’s not a hero and brushes off extravagant praises. His attitude is that he just happened to be there in a war zone and did the best he could do, along with many others. But that’s not the attitude of others. They consider Sorenson to be an extraordinary, courageous man who gave his

Council meets with residents about street safety

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Worries about street safety caused Sartell City Council members to meet with some city residents in person at a “Takin’ It To The Streets” session during a break at the July 22 council meeting. The council members drove to the area under concern where they met with residents outside their homes. The neighborhood is by 13th

Bench project helps Berndt earn Eagle honor

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell Boy Scout Anthony Berndt, 15, who will receive his Eagle Scout badge this fall, was thanked by the Sartell City Council for all of his work installing benches at Sauk River Regional Park. At the July City Council meeting, Berndt outlined the work he did for his bench project. The bench project was his community

Father, son muscle-car racers win at Brainerd

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com “Like father like son” describes Gary and Nate Olson of Sartell to a T. Both work at the same place and both emerged as winners, once again, at the Muscle Car Series Show & Go event at Brainerd International Speedway July 5-7. Driving his trusty 1979 deep-blue Camaro, Nate Olson was tops in the Strip Eliminator