Peruvian to speak on economics

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Javier Iguiñiz, professor of economics at the Catholic University of Peru, will be the keynote speaker of the 26th Clemens Lecture at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 in the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater at St. John’s University. The event is free and open to the public. The name of his lecture is “Economic Challenges Facing Middle-Income Countries Today: A Latin

Set to close, pet thrift store offers bargains

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The For Pets’ Sake thrift store is offering big bargains until it closes Oct. 15. The store opened a few years ago as a way to bring in money for the Tri-County Humane Society. However, it was recently determined the store, which was rented, would have to close, partly because its location lacked visibility for most motorists. It’s located at

Sept. 19

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for crimes. Aug. 11 9:52 a.m. Theft. Cedar Street E. A business

Benefit for Steichen family set for Sept. 28

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A spaghetti-dinner benefit for the Gary Steichen family will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Sauk Rapids VFW. Steichen, 44, drowned June 26 while vacationing at a cabin near Brainerd. The family had taken their boat out on Clear Water Lake to jump off so they could swim. Steichen and his wife,

Festivities to precede Hinton’s CSB inaugural

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Three days of special inaugural festivities will precede a big welcome for Mary Dana Hinton, the College of St. Benedict’s new president. Hinton, the 15th president in the college’s 100-year history, will be inaugurated starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 with an open-to-the-public Inauguration Eucharist in the Sacred Heart Chapel on the monastery grounds. The

Grand jury indicts man for first-degree murder

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The alleged shooter in the death of a man last spring outside a Sprint store in Sartell has been indicted for first-degree murder by a Stearns County grand jury. The death happened March 21 in back of the store in a parking-lot area when Demetreus Anthony McGinnis, 23, allegedly fired a gun that mortally wounded Maurice Galvin Jr., 20. Galvin

Vogel honored for 10,000 volunteer hours

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleader.com Elaine Vogel doesn’t usually like to brag about herself, but other people agree she has some bragging rights. Her friend, Delrose Fischer, wanted people to know Vogel was recently honored for volunteering 10,000 hours at the Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Cloud. Vogel was one of several volunteers honored recently at an awards dinner at the

Legatt named 2014 state Beekeeper of the Year

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by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com When Conrad Legatt was in high school he wrote a term paper about honey bees and found them to be very interesting. Then, he forgot all about them. He couldn’t have known then that he would be named Minnesota BeeKeeper of the Year for 2014 by the Minnesota Honey Producers’ Association. Legatt recently received the honor