Wading pools open

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

The two wading pools in Sartell are now open. Both will be open for children from noon until 7 p.m. every day, weather permitting. The pools will not be open if the air temperature dips below 70 degrees. Although there are lifeguards on duty for First Aid and safety, parents are required to keep a close eye on their children

Lawn watering rules apply

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Sartell residents should remember to comply with the city’s odd-even watering days. To help conserve water, residents who have even numbers in their street addresses can water on even-numbered calendar days. Those with odd numbers may water on odd-numbered days. Exemption permits are available for those who have just planted grass seed.

Some trail sections badly in need of repairs

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell Park Commission is pondering what to do with some sections of trails in the city that have badly deteriorated. Most of the damage, caused mainly by willow roots, is making the trails unsafe. The board will report back to the Sartell City Council at one of its upcoming meetings. City staff has a priorities

Explosion victim lauded as outstanding man

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Virtually everyone who knew Jon Michael Maus describes him in glowing terms as an outstanding community member, a loving husband and father and a very hard-working man. Maus, 50, of Albany, was killed in the explosion that ripped through a warehouse at Verso paper mill in Sartell on Memorial Day. Maus and his wife, Lucy (Ohmann), have four children: Anthony,

Twins’ ‘Play Ball!’ clinics set for Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Boys and girls will have a chance to polish their softball/baseball skills, with the help of professional experts, at a skills clinic set for Sartell. The 52nd annual “Play Ball!” skills clinic will take place Friday, July 6 on the grounds of Sartell Middle School. There will be two 90-minute clinics and both are free for

Ramanathan not among top three

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Gopi Ramanathan was not among the top three winners of the National Geography Bee May 24 in Washington, D.C. The Sartell eighth-grader was named one of the 10 finalists May 22 after competing with 53 other students in grades 4-8. Those state winners were the tops of the more than 4 million students who competed in geography bees throughout the

Veterans honored on beautiful morning

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com On a beautiful morning, several hundred people gathered for a Sartell Memorial Day ceremony Monday to honor all military personnel who served their country and the world in wars throughout American history. Since the United States declared its Declaration of Independence, almost 500,000 Americans have died in wars, and many more have suffered injuries from mild