Incumbent St. Joseph City Council member Dale Wick lost his bid for re-election in a three-way race for two seats. Voters re-elected Anne Buckvold and elected Brian Theisen to four-terms on the City Council Buckvold received 1,555 votes, Theisen won 1,381 votes and Wick collected 1,013 votes. Buckvold was appointed to the council in May to fill a vacancy created
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org A special election that will decide which party controls the Minnesota State Senate and a wide-open race for Stearns County sheriff are key races for St. Joseph voters in the Nov. 6 general election. In the Senate race, Republican Jeff Howe and Democrat Joe Perske are competing for the District 13 seat vacated by longtime Sen.
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com Six candidates, including two former board members and two former state legislators, are vying for three open seats on the St. Cloud school board in the Nov. 6 election. The candidates are, in alphabetical order, Zachary Dorholt, Les Green, Peter Hamerlinck, Larry Hosch, Natalie Ringsmuth and Beth Schlangen. Earlier this year, nine people filed, but an
by Cori Hilsgen firstname.lastname@example.org St. Joseph resident Mark Reber will again offer audiences a glimpse of his many talents on the stage as he performs his role of Max in “Lend Me A Tenor” at the Dinner Theater Great Blue Heron Supper Club Nov. 9-18. The play by Ken Ludwig is presented by the Great Northern Theatre Company and directed
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com Kennedy Community School students celebrated Unity Day Oct. 24 by working on several school-wide activities to promote anti-bullying behaviors. Students and staff were encouraged to wear orange to show support for those who have been bullied. Student Council members read special announcements over the intercom to educate others about bullying and Unity Day. Individual classrooms worked
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org The St. Joseph Community Food Shelf now has a nice new home in the St. Joseph Community Center, which is where the “old” Kennedy Elementary School used to be. Longtime food shelf coordinator Ann Scherer is thrilled. “The food shelf used to be in the old police station, and it was so gloomy in there with
by Cori Hilsgen email@example.com Aaron Rieland and Eric Geir of the Bad Habit Brewing Co. will soon be brewing and serving drinks at a new location at 24 College Ave. N. in St. Joseph. They are planning to move to their new location, the former St. Joseph City Hall building, in spring of next year. Rieland said a lack of