STL Submit photos

sproutadminCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

The Newsleader is inviting Sartell residents to share their favorite photos with our readers. In the near future, the newspaper will begin publishing reader-submitted photos – hopefully, at least one each week. And then, four times each year a name will be drawn at random from among those who submitted photos, and a gift card to a local business will

Hillary continues to be a trailblazer

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

It’s about time Hillary Clinton is receiving the widespread admiration she always deserved. She is, once again, on the top of the list as the world’s most admired woman. It’s a wonder she was able to endure all that baiting, hounding, heel-nipping and blind hatred aimed at her all through the 1990s when her husband was president. She not only

It’s the gift of time that counts

sproutadminColumn, Opinion, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

I’d like to someday change the common quip, “It’s the thought that counts” to “It’s time that counts.” Mother’s Day is a bittersweet holiday for many, including myself. It was two years ago this weekend I lost my mom. While others are bustling about trying to find the perfect gift for their mothers, I’m just trying to find the strength

Jacobson-Schulte resigns from school board

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

Patrick Jacobson-Schulte recently announced he will resign from the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board because he and his family will soon move outside of the school district to a home that better meets the needs of his family. According to a news release from the superintendent’s office, Jacobson-Schulte will resign from the school board effective May 30. It is a requirement

SMS teams reap awards at Envirothon

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman Fourteen Sartell Middle School students returned from an “Envirothon” competition bearing an armload of trophies, including a first-place honor. Twenty-six SMS students, grades 7 and 8, participated in the “Region 2 Junior Envirothon,” which was held at the Prairie Woods Environmental Center in Spicer. The competition was sponsored by the Area IV Soil and Water Conservation

Wilfahrt retires from St. Francis

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman After serving 17 years as the principal of St. Francis Xavier School in Sartell, Linda Wilfahrt will retire at the end of this school year. Wilfahrt described her mixed feelings about retiring as a combination of “sad” and “excited.” “On the one hand, I am sad,” she said. “The St. Francis Xavier School community – students,

Just for Kix dancers bring home slew of awards

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

by Cori Hilsgen news@the Local dancers from Sartell, St. Stephen and St. Joseph recently competed with hundreds of Just For Kix dancers at three “United We Dance” competitions in March and brought home the top awards. Competitions were held in Bloomington, St. Cloud and Wahpeton, N.D. Dancers competed in various categories such as jazz, kick, lyrical and hip hop.