MNSNAP to visit for bargain-priced spaying, neutering

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com People who would like to have their pets spayed or neutered but who can’t seem to afford it now have an inexpensive option called “MNSNAP.” Known as the Minnesota Spay and Neuter Assistance Program, MNSNAP provides high-quality, low-cost, high-volume surgical services to those who qualify. The charges are as low as $40 for cats and $60

Colorado shooting sheds light on security at movies

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, St. Joseph0 Comments

Things are bad when you can’t even take your family to see a movie. It’s bad when this pastime is no longer safe. Even the President of the United States has asked, “When will senseless violence end?” The recent shooting in Aurora, Colorado is proof that America is still a long way from being able to reply “Now” to this

Council approves creation of rental housing committee

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by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com When it comes to rental housing in the city of St. Joseph, a new committee will assist city officials in future decisions on improvements, after a council vote July 19. Council members unanimously approved forming a rental-housing group to help evaluate the city’s rental ordinance and propose an amendment. St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz previously commissioned

Construction begins on senior housing development

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[media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] Staff from Landwehr Construction of St. Cloud flatten dirt July 23 for roads and paths for Mill Stream Village, a senior housing development. [media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] A sign marks the spot of the future Mill Stream Village, a senior housing development, that will be located near the east side of the College of St. Benedict

Filing Period opens soon

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by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Residents interested in running for local office have just a few days until they can file. The filing period for the mayoral and city council races opens Tuesday, July 31 and ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. In addition to the two-year mayoral post, there are two city council seats up for election. The seats

Bronson performs concert

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Amber Roerick news@thenewsleaders.com There is something about sitting outside among friends and listening to great music that really makes a person relax and forget about the world. Now add comfortable seating, a picnic dinner and meeting the musicians themselves and you have a wonderful evening July 14 at the Tree House Studio Pavilion with Jackie Leedahl of Sartell and

Teens take on polka with local band

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[media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] Nathan’s Oldtime Band performs July 22 at the Waite Park American Legion. Members are (left to right) Mason Doserth, 16, of Albany; Travis Ramacher, 13, of Albany; Matthew Heinen, 13, of St. Joseph; and the band’s leader, Nathan Neuman, 17, of Avon. [media-credit id=5 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit] St. Joseph resident Matthew Heinen plays the drums July 22

Millstream Arts Festival receives grant

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by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com One of St. Joseph’s signature festivals is among 30 recent recipients of grants from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation. The Millstream Arts Festival clinched a $2,000 grant for this year’s event, the nonprofit organization announced recently. The Central Minnesota Community Foundation will provide about $30,000 in support of community programs in the area. Millstream Festival committee