by Dennis Dalman and Candi Vlasaty firstname.lastname@example.org At first Stacey Duane assumed the big boom she heard must be a Memorial Day gun salute echoing from a Sartell cemetery or park. The time was about 11:20 a.m. Monday morning. Duane, who lives in Evergreen Village, was visiting a next-door neighbor, Rita Heinen. They were sitting on her cement patio with
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Investigators are marshalling forces, trying to determine what caused an explosion that killed one employee and injured five others on Memorial Day at the Verso paper mill in Sartell. Jon Michael Maus, 50, of Albany, died in the explosion. Five other employees were injured. Four of them were treated and released from the St. Cloud Hospital.
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org A 9-year-old Chanhassen girl and a 14-year-old Avon boy were the overall winners in the Kids’ Apple Duathlon that took place Friday in Sartell. Jennifer Mettler crossed the finish line after doing the short course with a time of 14:20. Noah Eide, who took part in the longer course, had a time of 21:29. The kids’
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com A Bloomington man broke a record time to win the Sartell Apple Duathlon last Saturday. Patrick Parish, 27, outpaced all of nearly 300 competitors to cross the finish line with a time of 1:21-04. He shaved off 27 seconds from the record set last year by Dan Hedgecock of St. Paul. The female winner of Saturday’s
It’s always perplexing and a bit amusing when some readers call the Newsleader Opinion Page “too opinionated.” After all, it’s not called the Opinion Page for nothing. Some other readers like to criticize Opinion Page writers for being “too one-sided” or “too partisan” or “too negative” or “unfair and irresponsible.” When letter-to-editor writers or angry callers use those terms, they
Volunteer bag stuffers are needed by the Sartell Senior Connection. Some of the Connection’s members will stuff bags with gifts for the runners at the upcoming Sartell SummerFest Mayor’s 5k run and the Kids’ 1k Fun Run Friday, June 8 at Sartell City Hall. The bag-stuffing has become an annual tradition by some members of the Sartell Senior Connection. Anyone
Memorial Day 2012 in Sartell is a day every resident will likely remember for a long, long time. To paraphrase novelist Charles Dickens, it was the best of days; it was the worst of days. May 28 began in Sartell with a moving, well-attended Memorial Day ceremony in Veterans Park. The night before, it had rained cats and dogs, but
Dominic F. Ryan, Sartell I didn’t realize socialism was contagious. Or does Ron Scarbro believe the discredited “domino theory” should apply to socialism? Mr. Scarbro, do you realize we live in a nation that dabbles in a little socialism? I thought you sent your children to public schools which is a form of socialism. And aren’t you now reliant on