Demuth receives 2 bipartisan appointments

Mike KnaakPrint St. Joseph, St. Joseph0 Comments

First-year Rep. Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) has been appointed to serve on two bipartisan legislative groups, including one to serve a task force on child protection. The Legislative Task Force on Child Protection was created in 2015 to expand efforts regarding child welfare in Minnesota. It works with the Department of Human Services and others to establish and evaluate child

Feb. 8 news for refugees

Mike KnaakPrint St. Joseph, St. Joseph0 Comments

Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo  Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Check this space to make announcements that especially apply to our Refugee Neighbors in St. Joseph as well as those whose first

Tell your hockey story to win rink upgrades

Mike KnaakPrint Sartell - St. Stephen, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The Sartell Youth Hockey Association is looking for help to win as much at $150,000 to upgrade Bernicks Pepsi Arena. The hockey boosters want community members to enter the Kraft Hockeyville Contest online and tell stories about hockey in Sartell. Judges will score each story and a community’s overall rank can be increased by submitting videos and photos. To submit

Jan. 30 Sartell police blotter

Mike KnaakBlotter, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime.  Jan. 23  7:30 p.m. Theft. Pinecone Road. A theft from a

Bids to be taken for Celebration, again

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An ordering of bids was approved by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting for safety improvements in the Celebration neighborhood of Sartell. The estimated cost of the project is about $500,000 for the actual construction, with an additional $125,000 to cover soft costs, such as design. Bids will be opened sometime in February. Celebration

Sports medicine class takes students from the classroom to the operating room

Mike KnaakFeatured News, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Students in Ryan Hacker’s Advanced Sports Medicine class found themselves in the operating room as well as the classroom as they observed medical professionals and their patients. Through a partnership with St. Cloud Orthopedics and St. Cloud Surgical Center, the 13 class members were able to follow a patient from diagnosis to recovery and learn firsthand

Babich excited about Blackberry ice-rink fun

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The start of the new year is filled with a growing excitement for Sonja Babich, who was recently honored as Sartell Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. “I was honored and tickled to win that award,” Babich said. She was praised at the awards ceremony for her sense of community, her hospitality, her constant emphasis