Franken: Celebrating a healthier Minnesota

Christian GilmanLetter to the Editor, Opinion, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Sen. Al Franken It has been two years since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, and even though it won’t be fully implemented until 2014, millions of Americans and Minnesotans are already enjoying benefits from important provisions in the law. For example, no child in American can now be denied health insurance coverage because he or she has

Stress management for nurses

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

In celebration of Nurses Week, a free continuing education seminar for RNs and LPNs entitled Stress and Stress Management will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at Bayada Pediatrics, 2351 Connecticut Ave., Suite 320, Sartell. The seminar will address understanding stress and what solutions are available to assist professionals and layment alike in decreasing stress levels. Earn one

Assist with St. Cloud MS Walk!

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Opportunity Manor Inc., a non-profit organization located in Sartell, is in search of volunteers to assist with the May 6 St. Cloud MS Walk at Apollo High School. Volunteers are needed, 6:30 a.m. to noon, in a variety of ways, including setting up/tearing down tables and registering teams. Contact Brenda Eggerth, Opportunity Manor Inc., volunteer and communications manager, at 320-240-1900

Can-Am Police-Fire Games is looking for you!

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

Can-Am Police-Fire Games is looking for volunteers the week of June 24-July 1. Would you like the opportunity to connect with police and fire personnel from all over the world? If that is the case, then help staff the 2012 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in St. Cloud. They are looking for individuals who can help make this an exciting and eventful

Sartell Apple Duathlon needs your help

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Sartell Apple Duathlon will be held May 25-26. There will be various volunteer opportunities throughout Friday evening at the Kids’ Apple Duathlon and Saturday at the 30th annual Apple Duathlon. The Apple Duathlon is a standard short course duathlon: 5k run-33k bike-5k run. Volunteer opportunities include helping at registration, the food tent, during set-up, and most importantly at various designated

Lions Clean-Up set for April 28

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The annual Sartell Lions Spring Clean-Up will take place from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 28 at the Sartell Middle School parking lot. Fees for discarding items vary from 25 cents per pound for computers, TVs and other electronic items to $80 for a pickup full of things to be discarded. Those who need items picked up, for a fee, can

Sartell schedules/April 28 clean-up day

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Sartell will honor “Earth Day” a bit late this year, with a citywide clean-up set for Saturday, April 28. Volunteers will pick up litter and tidy up roadsides and city parks on that day. Anyone who would like to join the effort should come to Lions Community Park at 8:30 p.m. The clean-up will begin at 9 a.m. People who