by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org There will be new signs of thriving life in May when Knotty Paws, a pet-grooming and pet-supply business, reopens at its new location – the rather forlorn-looking former convenience store building on Benton Drive across from the paper mill site. The site and building used to be home to the Benton Mini-Serv convenience store and gas
Gillian Orth, a Sartell High School senior, won the Grand Prize at the Paramount Center for the Arts’ High School Juried Art Exhibition on March 29 with her piece, He Walks You Home. Deb Rollings, Gillian’s Advanced Placement art teacher who selected works from four high school students for the competition, said, “it was pretty obvious from when Gillian was
The Sartell Police Department is looking for a suspect who was involved in a drive-by shooting at 1:22 p.m. April 11 at Hwy. 15 and CR 120. A 56-year-old man was driving when another vehicle pulled up next to him and a handgun was fired in his direction. The door frame stopped the bullet. The driver provided a license number
by Mike Knaak email@example.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approved April 15 a list of budget cuts and revenue increases that fully fund the Academic Extensions program but increases fourth-grade class sizes. The nearly $1 million in budget cuts and fee increases were needed after district voters defeated an operating levy last November. On April 8, the board failed to
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org With a new high school coming on line next fall, Sartell-St. Stephen board heard two recommendations that address reconfiguring the district’s buildings. A committee that has been studying where to house pre-kindergarten through second-grade students recommended splitting the students between the district’s current elementary schools. Elementary principals Sara Nelson and Kip Lynk recommended using Oak Ridge
by Mike Knaak email@example.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board will try for a second time to plug a $1.3 million deficit in next year’s budget when the board meets Monday, April 15, in St. Stephen. On April 8, the board failed to approve a list of proposed budget cuts and revenue increases presented by school administration on a 3-3 vote.