Edgerly, Offerdahl honored as ‘tops’ by Chamber

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Two long-time Sartell residents, Lint Edgerly and Tom Offerdahl, were honored by the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards banquet April 26 at Mulligan’s Event Center in Sartell. Edgerly was named Retired Volunteer of the Year, and Offerdahl was selected as Sartell Citizen of the Year. At the banquet, House of Pizza was

Salvation Army thrift store to open early June in St. Cloud

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A St. Cloud Family Thrift Store, which will benefit clients of the Salvation Army, will open sometime in late July or early August in St. Cloud. It will be located in the former Hoye Home Furnishings building at 55 Park Ave. S. Collections are being accepted now. The store will be operated by the Minneapolis-based Salvation

Hospital hosts tours of new addition

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St. Cloud Hospital will celebrate its completion of a 360,000-square-foot addition along the banks of the Mississippi River with open houses from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 19 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The last tour begins one hour before the end of each open house. Walking tours will focus on the following:

CSJU hosts missioning celebration

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St. John’s will host a missioning celebration/ceremony in commemoration of St. John’s historic corporate transition on Monday, May 21 with a reception at 3:45 p.m. in the Great Hall and a 5 p.m. ceremony in St. John’s Abbey and University Church. Both events are open to the public. On Sept. 6, 2011, the monastic chapter of St. John’s Abbey authorized

Public TV features Bobby Vee

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Bobby Vee and his band the Shadows will be featured on Pioneer Public Television’s weekly program Postcards at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 13. “We’re excited to be able to bring you an exclusive look inside Rockhouse Productions in St. Joseph, Minn., where we had the opportunity to “jam out” with Bobby Vee’s sons. They tell us about growing up with

Attention parents of seniors

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Last chance! If your senior student has not turned in their photo, after-school plans and newspaper release information for the Sartell Newsleader’s Graduation Tab, please contact Sheila Frank at 320-257-1414 as soon as possible. All seniors will be featured with their photos and names in the June 1 issue of the Sartell Newsleader unless you have notified Frank by Wednesday,

Ice-cream man brings delight to people young and old

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Francis Gomes of Sartell drives down the street, you’d think the circus is in town. From his vehicle a cheerful merry-go-round music drifts upon the air. And that’s when kids, parents and grandparents come running. “It’s the ice-cream wagon!” kids shout, clutching their coins. “The ice-cream wagon’s coming!” As Gomes opens his slide window for