St. Joseph Saints fall to Cold Spring Springers

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway The St. Joseph Saints baseball team started off strong May 20 against the Cold Spring Springers but in the end couldn’t keep the momentum to maintain the lead. The Saints lost to the Springers 3-12 at Springer Park in Cold Spring. It was the team’s first loss of the season after winning three of their first

France’s gift to America

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Column by Ron Scarbro Back in the 1700s when America was young and fighting for her independence from England, France came to our rescue. They sent troops, arms and money. Their assistance was invaluable. They later gifted us with the Statue of Liberty, a gift that still shines off our shore welcoming visitors as well as new citizens. During World

‘Family Man’ Hommerding’s family now supports him

Cori HilsgenNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Cori Hilsgen Glenn Hommerding is a “family man” who has spent many years supporting and standing by his family, but now he is being supported by them. Hommerding was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in autumn 2010. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disease of the nerve cells that are in the spinal cord and

I like Facebook; I dislike Facebook

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

People often ask me what I think of Facebook. “Not much” is my answer. Well, actually, I should say, “I like it and I dislike it.” I like Facebook because it’s fun to keep up with old friends or acquaintances whom I’ve lost to those twin tyrants – time and distance. In just the past couple of years, it was

Senior Connection moves into storage

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman Members of the Sartell Senior Connection all have a “wait-and-see” excitement about the new center they will move into next fall. “We’ll just have to wait and see,” said member Gerri Boser. “We’re not sure what it will look like yet because there’s going to be extensive remodeling in that part of the building. So we’ll

Settlement reached with Sartell Education Association

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The Board of Education of the Sartell St. Stephen School District recently announced it reached a settlement for the 2011-2013 contract year with the Sartell Education Association. The contract provisions include a 1.75-percent increase in the first year of the contract and a 1.0-percent increase in the second year. In addition, those teachers who have put in 20 years or

Intro to 2012 has been full of loss UB: 5/25

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. Joseph0 Comments

Don Cornelius. Whitney Houston. Dick Clark. Donna Summer. All passed away this year. All were stars in their own right. It seems lately, each time one turns on the television or reads the newspaper, he or she learns of another celebrity who has passed away. I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems like this has become the