Three baseball players honored

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Three Sartell High School baseball players where recently honored – but not for their on-field skills. The three where recognized by Diamond King Baseball (formerly Hardball Hotel Baseball) for their traits of humility, accountability, resiliency and discipline. The awards were presented at a July 21 St. Cloud Rox game. Jake Schlelonka, a senior, was awarded for

New Sartell city website makes debut

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The city of Sartell has a stunning new website that features aerial views of the city, scenic photos, snazzy graphics and oodles of information. At the July 8 City Council meeting, the website garnered kudos from the council. Brady Andel thanked all of the staff involved with the design and implementation of the site, calling it

July 24 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 17 5 p.m. DWI. 12th Street N. A passerby called

Fire destroys Le Sauk Township home

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Fire destroyed a home north of Sartell early Monday, July 22. The fire at 390 Pine Ridge Road was reported by the owner at 12:09 a.m., who said that his house and attached garage were on fire, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Stephen and Julie Muenchow, their three children and a dog were able to evacuate the residence

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