March 13 Sartell police blotter

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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. March 6 9:05 p.m. DWI. CR 1. A citizen called in

School staffing of center more ‘enhancement’ than change

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com What will change when the Sartell Community Center becomes staffed and managed starting in May by the Sartell-St. Stephen school district’s Community Education Program? The changes will likely not be apparent because the center will still be owned by the city, and the school district’s input to the center will be an enhancement of what has

New pool or splash pad at Watab Park?

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Plans for the Watab Park wading pool have hit a snag, although the snag might just morph into an opportunity, depending on what Sartell residents decide they want. The Sartell City Council wrestled with new details about the plans at its Feb. 25 meeting. The presenter at the meeting was Nick Nowacki of a Big Lake

Fibranz wins second place in state wrestling tournament

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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] by Darren Diekmann news@thenewsleaders.com Two Sartell wrestlers competed in the Minnesota state wrestling tournament last weekend at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. One, Jackson Penk, was eliminated early. The other, Cole Fibranz, came away with second place. Fibranz, a senior, with a record of 45-3, is ranked No. 2 in the state at

Citizen of Year Nordmann starts new business

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sonia Nordmann, Sartell Citizen of the Year, is starting out 2019 with vim, vigor, hard work and determination. She opened a new business in early November. At 234 Pinecone Road S., it’s called Sartell Vibe, a smoothie-and-juice bar that promotes good nutrition and healthy lifestyles. Nordmann was named Citizen of the Year by the Sartell Chamber

Council approves waiver for hockey benefit concert

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com At its last meeting, the Sartell City Council approved a special permit and waiver of fees for a party/fundraiser dubbed “Hairball Concert” set to take place from 7-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Bernick’s Arena. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Sartell Youth Hockey Association. While the concert is planned as an outdoor

Township elections are March 12

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Township elections and annual meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, March 12. In Collegeville Township, polls will be open from 1-8 p.m. at the town hall,  27724 CR 50. Rick Thompson is running unopposed for a three-year term as supervisor and Robert John Simon is running for a two-year term as treasurer. Brockway Township election hours are from 3-8 p.m. at