CR 133 resurfacing between St. Joseph and Sartell begins

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Resurfacing will begin on CR 133 between St. Joseph and Sartell on Tuesday, June 2. The work will approximately take two to three weeks to complete. Expect lane closures if driving through the area, according to the Stearns County Highway Department. Drivers should find alternate routes, expect delays and use caution while traveling through the work zone area.

Photo gallery: Sartell High School graduation

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Sartell High School seniors graduated with a unique drive-in-movie style ceremony in the high school parking lot on May 30. Social distancing guidelines ruled out the traditional indoor event. Families lined up their cars to watch the program on three giant screens and stayed with their vehicles during the event, which featured student speakers, a roll call of graduates and

Goal near for Education Foundation’s Riverview campaign

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation campaign for Riverview Intermediate School has reached nearly three-fourths of its goal. As of mid-May, the foundation has raised more than $70,000 of its fundraising goal of $100,000. In addition, the foundation’s projects will be boosted by a matching grant of up to $100,000 from Pat Lynch and Granite Logistics. Even

Band director starts Facebook music show

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Dave Lumley of Sartell loves to perform music for audiences, but lately he has been doing it for remote listeners via Facebook. Lumley is the Sartell High School band director, a job he’s had for eight  years, and like other teachers he now communicates mostly online from his home because of the ongoing virus crisis. On

Buddies start mosquito, tick-control business

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When good buddies Will McCabe and Lawton Miller are suited up with gloves, long sleeves and protective clothing, along with respirator masks on their faces, they look like they’re seeking to eradicate killer viruses. Well, in a way, that’s kind of what they’re doing. They are spraying to kill ticks and mosquitoes, those pesky critters that

Scout raising funds for community garden shed

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A Sartell Boy Scout, Lucas Hintgen, has begun a campaign to raise funds to purchase and install a new storage shed at the Sartell Community Garden near Oak Ridge Elementary School. The shed is used for storing tools and supplies for Sartell residents who plant plots in the big garden. If more is raised than needed,