Hillary continues to be a trailblazer

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

It’s about time Hillary Clinton is receiving the widespread admiration she always deserved. She is, once again, on the top of the list as the world’s most admired woman. It’s a wonder she was able to endure all that baiting, hounding, heel-nipping and blind hatred aimed at her all through the 1990s when her husband was president. She not only

Community garden planned

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Residents interested in the planting of a community garden in St. Joseph will get what they want – but they’ll have to wait until next year. The city solicited interest in the park amenity earlier this year in its newsletter. Well, the people have spoken. St. Joseph City Administrator Judy Weyrens told city council members earlier

Cone Castle opens in St. Joseph

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com It didn’t take long for people to get used to eating pizza or a Philly cheesesteak out of a breaded cone during a recent tasting event. Cone Castle, the first of its kind worldwide, opened this week and introduced the community to its signature food and dessert cones. “We’re really excited to be here in St.

St. Joseph Saints will get new scoreboard

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph Saints baseball team is a little closer to getting a new electronic scoreboard after a recent vote by the city council. St. Joseph City Council members voted 5-0 May 3 to approve a building permit for the project. “I’m shocked,” team manager Pat Schneider said after the vote. “I’m very pleased.” Schneider said

SJN House Fire

sproutadminNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

On May 8 at about 12:50 a.m. the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Department and the St. Joseph Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire about two miles north of St. Joseph in the Pleasant Acres area near Watab Lake. Dean and Joan Holtz were in the house at the time of the fire but they and their dogs escaped without

Camp Invention is coming to St. Joseph

Cori HilsgenSt. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Camp Invention, a week-long summer day program for students entering grades one through six, is coming to the College of St. Benedict this summer. A program of the non-profit” Invent Now,” the camp is part of a an elementary-enrichment program that encourages children to discover their own creativity through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. At

It’s the gift of time that counts

sproutadminColumn, Opinion, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

I’d like to someday change the common quip, “It’s the thought that counts” to “It’s time that counts.” Mother’s Day is a bittersweet holiday for many, including myself. It was two years ago this weekend I lost my mom. While others are bustling about trying to find the perfect gift for their mothers, I’m just trying to find the strength