Dance classes to start Sept. 17

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Shelly Teff and her dancers are about to celebrate a landmark when the 25th year of her dance-class instruction begins Monday, Sept. 17. Registration is now open for girls ages 4 through 12th grade for the classes, which will begin on that date – Sept. 17. For 25 years the widely honored Teff has taught thousands of girls how to

Chief to give encore ‘Verso’ presentation

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes will share his dramatic recap of one of Sartell’s darkest days when he meets with senior citizens at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Sartell City Hall. Hughes was one of the key players in the wake of the tragic Verso paper mill explosion and fire on May 28, which claimed one life and injured

Seniors can get help with changing batteries

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Retired Sartell firefighters are eager and willing to help senior citizens change their smoke-detector batteries. Some seniors have trouble changing batteries because of age, disabilities or trouble in figuring out how to put the batteries in the gizmos. Members of Retired Firefighters Engine Co. 844 have scheduled two time blocks for battery-changing: Oct. 1-5 and Oct. 15-19. Any senior who

Sabres defeat Eagles in first season game

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The Sartell Sabres began their season with a winning start Friday when they defeated St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 6-0 at Husky Field. It was the first game for new coach Bruce Hentges, who was appointed to that position after long-time Head Coach John Ross bowed out last year. Assistant coaches are Mike Holman and Jerome Nemanich. This year’s Sabres senior

Both amendment proposals are, at bottom, ridiculous

Dennis DalmanEditorial, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

A bit of research would show voters just how unnecessary are the two amendments that will be on Minnesota ballots in the Nov. 6 election. One of them, the ban same-sex marriage amendment, is ridiculously redundant because Minnesota already has a law barring same-sex marriage. In the enlightened, progressive State of Minnesota, legislators ought to be working to overturn that law,

Romney a good man with bad ideas

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican Convention was everything his supporters hoped for – and then some. He was very convincing as a nice guy who was formed by a loving family, a good work ethic and a deep faith in his religion. That speech was – for the most part – by far the best one I

Graves is jobs-creator

Dennis DalmanLetter to the Editor, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Bradley Wolfe Sartell At a time when our country needs jobs, there is no better candidate for U.S. Congress in the 6th District than Jim Graves. He has proven his ability to create jobs by successfully creating and running a hotel business for many years. Also, the jobs he has created have been good ones – even the hotel-workers’ union

Sharbono thrilled about landing ‘Hairspray’ role

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

[media-credit name=”contributed photo” align=”alignleft” width=”225″][/media-credit] Seth Sharbono gets to sing and dance four songs as a “Town Kid” in the comedy-musical “Hairspray.” by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Seth Sharbono auditioned for a role in the musical production of “Hairspray,” he had his fingers crossed for days, hoping he’d get a role – any role. Hairspray opens Sept. 7 at the