by Dave DeMars email@example.com The Foley Lumberjacks managed to string their nine hits together in just the right way as they stole the game with a ninth-innning rally and beat the St. Joseph Joes 5-3 in the Aug. 11 game in St. Joseph. Baseball legend Yogi Berra must have had such a game as this in mind when he said,
St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz will run unopposed for another two-year term. No other candidates filed for mayor when the filing period closed Aug. 14 for offices that do not have primaries. Three candidates filed for two open seats on the City Council. Incumbents Dale Wick and Anne Buckvold will be joined on the Nov. 6 ballot by Brian Theisen.
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Soyka and Dave Bentrud will compete for Stearns County sheriff in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters chose Soyka and Bentrud from a four-candidate field in the Aug 14. primary election. Soyka finished with 7,346 votes followed by Bentrud with 6,335 votes, Robert Dickhaus with 4,112 votes and Dwight Pfannenstein with 1,115. Although his name
Apollo High School students will attend class on alternating days when school opens on Tuesday, Sept. 4, because cleanup continues after a July 11 fire. School officials announced Monday, Aug. 13, that health inspectors assessed that parts of the school will not be ready for students. Students will rotate days in the school. Students who are not in the building
by Mike Knaak email@example.com A recent run of vandalism at two city parks has cost the city of St. Joseph thousands of dollars for repairs and has led to a cutback in services. Fixing damage to the restrooms at the Wobegon trailhead cost about $8,000 to repair. Vandals damaged the fixtures, electric heater, a hand dryer and power outlets. The
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org Local races on the ballot for the Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary election include choosing a new Stearns County sheriff and electing St. Cloud school district board members. For the first time in 16 years, there’s no incumbent sheriff on the ballot. Four men have filed for the office and the primary will narrow the field to
by Dave DeMars email@example.com The Aug. 6 meeting of the St. Joseph City Council started smoothly enough before Mayor Rick Schultz and Council member Bob Loso began questioning Public Works Director Terry Thene. At issue was the heating and cooling system in the new city office building in which they were conducting the meeting. The building, which houses council and
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org St. Joseph resident Sharon Krebsbach’s passion for horses began when she was 9 years old and her father surprised her and her siblings with a horse named “Freddy.” Freddy was a paint horse who their family owned for 10 years. Growing up on a farm outside of St. Ansgar, Iowa, her childhood revolved around Freddy as