Twit honored for SaveStations donation

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph is the safest city in Minnesota – at least it is in so far as SaveStations. That fact was announced on a warm July 12 morning when St. Joseph resident Audrey Twit was honored for donating $11,000 for four SaveStations in St. Joseph. The presentation took place outside the St. Joseph Government Center. SaveStations

Rueckert’s Army training led to medical career

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Liturgical Press wins record number of awards

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The St. John’s Liturgical Press recently received an unprecedented number of awards for its published books, and two of its designers were also honored. It is the highest number of awards ever won by the Press in one year since the Press was founded in 1926 on the campus of St. John’s University by a monk

Local man receives Legion of Honor medal

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Like all true heroes, Boyd Sorenson insists he’s not a hero and brushes off extravagant praises. His attitude is that he just happened to be there in a war zone and did the best he could do, along with many others. But that’s not the attitude of others. They consider Sorenson to be an extraordinary, courageous man who gave his

51 quilts to be auctioned at St. Stephen festival

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you missed out on getting the highest bid at a recent quilt auction, you still have a chance to pick and choose from a large selection of quilts at the St. Stephen Catholic Church’s annual parish festival which will be 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 (Labor Day). At the festival, attendees will have

July 26 news for refugees

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Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. Members of the Cultural Bridges Committee interviewed Hodan M. Ahmed.  Hodan knows five languages. She is intent on becoming proficient in English. Her life is

St. Joseph woman found dead in vehicle

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A 75-year-old St. Joseph woman was found dead in her vehicle on July 14. An investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office found that Joyce Marie Barnes had been driving on a dirt road off CR 4 north of 352nd Street in St. Wendel Township, according to the sheriff’s office. The path narrows and then becomes impassable. Barnes turned around,

Church of St. Joseph celebrates with a Rededication Mass

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Parishioners from the Church of St. Joseph Catholic Church had a chance to see a newly restored and renovated church interior at a Rededication Mass on June 29. Church pastor, the Rev. Jerome Tupa commented about the Mass. “The Rededication Mass called together many of our parishioners, Sisters of St. Benedict’s Monastery, Monks of St. John’s