The Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced on June 30 a settlement agreement with a senior living facility, Edgewood Sartell, that violated Minnesota’s civil rights law by discriminating against Jameisha Cox, a personal care assistant, because of her race. “Being belittled on a daily basis because of race is sad a reality for Black people,” said Jameisha Cox in a
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office lobby is now open to the public. Lobby hours are 8-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. People who have been exposed to Covid-19 in the preceding 14 days or those who are exhibiting any Covid-19 symptoms are asked to refrain from entering the building. Floor markings, reduced seating capacity, increased sanitizing and other infection control strategies
Absentee voting for the Aug. 11 primary election is underway. Because of the current pandemic, residents who wish to vote by absentee are encouraged to request an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org. To vote absentee by mail, voters should apply for an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org or contact the Auditor-Treasurer’s office and an application will be mailed or faxed.
On Monday, July 6, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office will return to normal lobby hours – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fingerprinting will resume with a modified process. Those wishing to obtain fingerprints will need to call 320-259-3760 Monday through Friday between of 8 a.m.— 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday mornings
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Parents of school children ages 3 to 5 can now register for an upcoming enrichment and activities program dubbed “Sabre EdVenture Club” that will start in the upcoming school year. EdVenture is short for “Education Adventure.” It will take place at Riverview, the newly remodeled former Sartell Middle School. There is an “if” attached, however. EdVenture
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The American Legion Post 221 of St. Stephen is in danger of fading away after thriving for 61 years. And the reason? None of its members has yet agreed to serve as post officers. “Nobody wants to volunteer,” said current commander Michael Legatt, a veteran who served in Germany during the Vietnam War era. “At the
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Sartell now has a new financial director, who happens to be a graduate of Sartell High School. Robb Voshell’s hiring was approved by the Sartell City Council at its June 22 meeting. Voshell was hired to replace Heidi Ostlie, who resigned to take another job. Voshell graduated from Sartell High School, then furthered his education at