Senior Connection meeting place closes for summer

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by Dennis Dalman The Sartell Senior Connection meeting place is now closed through the summer. On May 11, the Connection’s board learned the center must be vacated because of remodeling in the north wing of the school district’s District Office Building. That remodeling will get underway in the near future. The news was no surprise to members of the

Sartell honors police

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Flags were flown at half-mast last Tuesday, May 15, in honor of police officers who served to keep the peace, including those who died in the line of duty. Tuesday was Peace Officers’ Memorial Day nationwide, and the week of May 13-19 is National National Police Week. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes noted the special day and week at the

SJN Memorial service/gravesite

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Sisters of St. Benedict invite friends and family of deceased Sisters to join the monastery in a memorial service and gravesite visit Saturday, May 19. The memorial will begin at 1:30 p.m. with a short prayer service in the Sacred Heart Chapel and then proceed by walking or electric cart to the gravesites. Visitors may spend as much reflective time

Bus ridership contines increase

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Ridership on the Metro buses in Sartell continues its steady increase. Steve Hennes, a Sartell council member who is on the St. Cloud area Metro Bus Board, told the council at its Monday meeting ridership increased by 1,100 more riders during the month of April compared to April of last year. On a couple of other Metro bus routes in

20th SummerFest promises to be bigger, better

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by Dennis Dalman The 20th annual Sartell SummerFest promises to be bigger and better this year, according to Jason Mathiasen, who is the 2012 co-chair of the annual city event and hospitality-services director of Great River Bowl. Mathiasen gave an update on SummerFest at the May 14 Sartell City Council. This year the event will take place Friday and

Like magic, Berger wishes library into being

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman Tara Berger’s wish for books – lots of books – came true. She never dreamed so many books would materialize so quickly. Berger is a member of the Sartell-St. Stephen Early Childhood Education Advisory Board. Some months ago, Berger was part of a discussion in the Oak Ridge Elementary School Media Center. She and others were