Sartell celebrates Hockeyville prize money

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com To thank the community for the runner-up finish in the Kraft Hockeyville contest, Sartell hockey boosters hosted a community thank you July 16 at Bernick’s Arena. The event featured free food including hot dogs and pizza before presentation of the $10,000 prize money won in the contest. Bernick’s arena was the only Minnesota arena to advance

July 17 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. July 10 8 p.m. Shoplifting. CR 120. A business reported juveniles

Bernick’s arena to host Hockeyville check presentation, community ‘thank you’

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A $10,000 check for rink upgrades at Bernick’s Arena will be presented Tuesday, July 16, after Sartell’s runner-up finish in the Kraft Hockeyville competition. Bernick’s Arena was the only Minnesota arena to advance as a finalist. To thank the community for support in the contest, there will be free pizza, hot dogs, chips and beverages from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

Sartell woman takes silver at Senior Games

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Violet Halverson returned to the medal winners stand, this time for a Silver Medal at the National Senior Games. Halverson, 94, of Sartell won her medal in shuffleboard competing against other women in the 90-94 age group. The games took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 14-25 with more than 14,000 competitors. She played seven games

Bitstream brings YouTube access for local sports

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Brian Lommel was setting up his video gear for a hockey game, a woman walked over to him with tears in her eyes and thanked him. She told Lommel that, thanks to him, her son’s grandmother, who lives in a Southern state, was finally able to watch her grandson play hockey – the first time

Sartell gets $513,000 rehab grant

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A grant application applied for by the city of Sartell in February has been granted – $513,000 for home rehab projects given via the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. It is good news for Sartell because it is $53,000 more than the amount requested in the grant application. In its application in February, the

Walls keep rising at safety facilities’ site

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Walls keep rising practically overnight at the site of Sartell’s Public Safety Facilities campus along Pinecone Road N. and Heritage Drive. A ground-breaking ceremony took place at the site about a month ago and already the two buildings are visually definable. The site will be the new home for both the Sartell Police Department and the