Editor wins opinion-writing award

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Newsleaders Editor Mike Knaak won a first-place award for editorial writing from the Minnesota Newspaper Association. The award was in the Editorial Portfolio category with competition among the state’s more than 250 weekly newspapers. The entry included a collection of five editorials published in the past year. The award recognizes overall excellence in locally written editorials and sustained quality as

Demuth receives 2 bipartisan appointments

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First-year Rep. Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) has been appointed to serve on two bipartisan legislative groups, including one to serve a task force on child protection. The Legislative Task Force on Child Protection was created in 2015 to expand efforts regarding child welfare in Minnesota. It works with the Department of Human Services and others to establish and evaluate child

Feb. 8 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 volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Check this space to make announcements that especially apply to our Refugee Neighbors in St. Joseph as well as those whose first

Kennedy hosts first Academic All-Stars Breakfast

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Middle school students at Kennedy Community School who achieved six “As” or more during the first trimester of school were recently recognized for their hard work and efforts. Ninety sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders at the school were recognized Jan. 4 for their academic excellence during the school’s first Academic All-Stars Breakfast. Principal Laurie Putnam said 98

A day off, a day out!

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photo by Carolyn BertschMila Gruenke, 7, of St. Joseph spent a day off from school Jan. 22 "just hanging around" in a neighborhood spruce tree. photo by Carolyn BertschBraydon Gruenke, 9, of St. Joseph, peers out between branches while perched atop a tall spruce tree located on 9th Ave. SE. Jan. 22. photo by Carolyn BertschBraydon Gruenke, 9, of St.

Park Board seeks new members

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you are someone who enjoys spending time in any of the St. Joseph City parks, maybe you would be interested in becoming a park board member to help with park planning. The St. Joseph Park Board, which is an advisory board serving the City Council, is seeking new members. City Administrator Judy Weyrens said the

Jan. 25 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 volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Check this space to make announcements that especially apply to our Refugee Neighbors in St. Joseph as well as those whose first