Call for bids authorized for east-side reconstruction

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell City Council unanimously approved a call for bids for the long-anticipated 2019 East Side Reconstruction Project. April Ryan, an engineer with Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. presented a slide show of the project at the Jan. 28 City Council meeting. The project, estimated to cost about $7.7 million, will involve the following: full reconstruction of

Tell your hockey story to win rink upgrades

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The Sartell Youth Hockey Association is looking for help to win as much at $150,000 to upgrade Bernicks Pepsi Arena. The hockey boosters want community members to enter the Kraft Hockeyville Contest online and tell stories about hockey in Sartell. Judges will score each story and a community’s overall rank can be increased by submitting videos and photos. To submit

Jan. 30 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.  Jan. 23  7:30 p.m. Theft. Pinecone Road. A theft from a

Bids to be taken for Celebration, again

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An ordering of bids was approved by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting for safety improvements in the Celebration neighborhood of Sartell. The estimated cost of the project is about $500,000 for the actual construction, with an additional $125,000 to cover soft costs, such as design. Bids will be opened sometime in February. Celebration

Sports medicine class takes students from the classroom to the operating room

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Students in Ryan Hacker’s Advanced Sports Medicine class found themselves in the operating room as well as the classroom as they observed medical professionals and their patients. Through a partnership with St. Cloud Orthopedics and St. Cloud Surgical Center, the 13 class members were able to follow a patient from diagnosis to recovery and learn firsthand

Babich excited about Blackberry ice-rink fun

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The start of the new year is filled with a growing excitement for Sonja Babich, who was recently honored as Sartell Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. “I was honored and tickled to win that award,” Babich said. She was praised at the awards ceremony for her sense of community, her hospitality, her constant emphasis

SS River Runners to celebrate 50th birthday

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Nineteen sixty-nine was a long, long time ago – a half century, to be exact, but some members of the St. Stephen River Runners snowmobile remember that year fondly, as if it were yesterday, because that’s the year their club began. The club’s members are planning a huge public birthday celebration to memorialize the 50-year event