Humanity needs to evolve again

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I remember when computers came out of IBM and joined the rest of the world. They were huge room-sized, noisy clicking machines. As technology grew, computers shrank. When their usefulness grew, the world shrank. I think that, along with that, tolerance shrank too. At one time, countries like Africa, China and Somalia were faraway places. We needed a map or globe

Photo Poll. What do you think of recent plans to create a Sartell Community Center in the city?”

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“What do you think of recent plans to create a Sartell Community Center in the city?” (This photo poll was taken during the annual ‘Cookout with Cops’ at St. Francis Xavier Church.) 1. Myron Umerski Sartell “I’m for it. I think once you set up a center, what you’ve built is a multi-purpose unit not restricted to just one use

School board discusses allegations

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Members of the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board held a closed-session meeting Sept. 6 to discuss accusations against an administrative employee. Because of the Minnesota Data Privacy Act and the attorney-client privilege, it was legally necessary to close the meeting to the public and to the press. The board had legal representation at the meeting in case the accusations lead to

Christensen sentenced to jail for having big heart

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contributed photo Kyle Christensen by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Kyle Christensen, the City of Sartell’s chief building official, was recently sentenced to a term in jail. He was convicted on one count of “Having a Big Heart.” Christensen will surrender himself Oct. 4 at the MDA Jail in St. Cloud. He will spend an indeterminate jail sentence unless and until he

O’Driscoll honored as ‘Legislator of the Year’

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Alan Oberloh, mayor of Worthington and current president of the Greater Coalition of Minnesota Cities, presents Rep. Tim O’Driscoll with the coalition’s award for “Legislator of Distinction” for his work in helping repeal a state law regarding a three-tiered city water-pricing system. by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell) has recently been honored with three prestigious awards for his

Local celebrities to take on Harlem Ambassadors

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Spectators can expect to see 50 high-flying slam dunks during a Harlem Ambassadors game. The Ambassadors will take on the Sartell Slamdunkers, a team of local challengers, in a comedy basketball game hosted by the Sartell Lions Club Saturday, Sept. 29 at Sartell High School.” by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A team of local challengers, including Sartell Mayor Joe Perske, will