Sartell students perform well on statewide tests

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The latest statewide school test scores showed students in the Sartell-St. Stephen district continue to exceed state averages and overall show a high level of performance. The state Department of Education released on Aug. 28 the latest performance scores based on five indicators – achievement and progress on state reading and math tests over time, progress

Band hits the road to play for the troops

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com For this travelin’ band, playing a Friday night gig in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and then appearing the next night 500 miles away in Brice Prairie, Wisconsin, is no big deal. But earlier this summer Sweet Siren really took their act on the road. The Top-40 and classic-rock band played for U.S. troops at two stops in

New Sartell welcome sign brings praise

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The new welcome-to-Sartell sign near the city’s new high school is a hit with residents, and the City Council is considering putting up more of the signs elsewhere at entrances to the city. The sign is comprised of metal letters, about  3 feet tall, that spell S-A-R-T-E-L-L in a curved configuration. It was installed on the

Sen. Howe honored by Sartell council

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell Mayor Ryan Fitzthum read a city proclamation honoring State Sen. Jeff Howe at the close of the Aug. 26 City Council meeting. Fitzthum noted Howe was recently honored as a Legislator of Distinction by the League of Minnesota Cities. The mayor said a proclamation from Sartell should concur with that recognition. Fitzthum and others worked

Sept. 6 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. Aug. 26 8:55 a.m. Counterfeit. CR 120. A business reported counterfeit

Aug. 28 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. Aug. 21 8:55 P.M. Domestic. Perimeter Drive. Officers arrived at a