The other day, in the Walmart parking lot, as I was getting out of my car, I spotted at least a dozen pennies on the asphalt. I didn’t pick them up. Just a few years ago, I would’ve picked up every one of them. There were two reasons I didn’t pick them up the other day – my creaky lower
by Amber Roerick firstname.lastname@example.org The possibility for a branch library that would be a part of the Great River Regional Library system is not yet possible for the city of Sartell, said Kirsty Smith, director of the Great River Regional Library. For at least six years, the city of Sartell has been looking into getting a new branch library without
A St. Cloud man was arrested and jailed after being nabbed at the scene of a burglary in progress in Sartell. Sartell police arrested Richard Alan Staples Jr., 18, at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, June 24 at a residence in the 1100 block of 11th Street N. A witness had seen a male in a car who appeared to be prowling
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Sartell now has a new library. Well, in a way it does. It’s called the “Little Free Library.” It was constructed by Jessica Wallin of Glenville, the daughter of Sartell resident Cheri Sletten. Glenville based her construction design on a little country church by a cemetery near Starbuck where her grandparents –Cheri’s parents – are buried.
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org Laurie Conzemius, the media specialist at Pine Meadow Elementary School, has been appointed to the board of the International Society for Technology in Education. ISTE is a membership association for teachers and education leaders who use technology in the educational process. There are about 5,000 members worldwide. Conzemius, one of three new people appointed to the
Hats off to the remarkable Sandra Cordie of Sartell for trying to raise more widespread interest in “National Night Out.” (See story in today’s paper.) We also want to commend Cordie’s neighbor, Stephanie Partch, who is also working to inspire others to set up National Night Out events. The two women are now planning the sixth annual Night Out event
by Amber Roerick email@example.com The shelves are filled with Christian gifts, sports cards and collectibles; the music is playing softly overhead; and people are shopping all over the store. However, this isn’t just a regular old convenience store. This is Jim Rinne’s hobby shop, Christian Corner Gift in St. Cloud. Rinne is a Sartell resident. “There is something about dollar
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org The Sartell-St. Stephen School District school buildings – in some areas sagging and wrinkled – are undergoing long-overdue face-lifts, thanks to money authorized by voters in last year’s referendum. Most of the projects throughout the district have already begun and should be finished by the time school starts next fall. The following are the projects now