St. Joseph student to perform in ‘All Shook Up’

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contributed photoEllie Botz of St. Joseph with her dancing partner, Aidan Cassidy as they rehearse for "All Shook Up!" an Elvis Presley musical that will be performed by CSB/SJU students in the Benedicta Arts Center at the College of St. Benedict. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 and April 11-13 and at 2 p.m. April 7. Botz is majoring

Cardiac arrest survivor hopes for Save stations

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Mark Hilsgen of St. Joseph, a survivor of sudden cardiac arrest, is hoping St. Joseph will soon have one or more “defibrillator save stations.” It’s not surprising since an automated external defibrillator (AED) is what saved his life almost 10 years ago. “They should put save stations in as central a location as possible, where most

Legion fined $1,000 for underage liquor sale

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The American Legion of St. Joseph was fined $1,000 for selling liquor to an underage buyer. The City Council approved the fine at a meeting April 1. During an alcohol compliance check conducted by the St. Joseph Police Department in December, alcohol was sold to a person under the legal drinking age of 21. This violation is the second one

April 5 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. Would you like to grow your own vegetables in your own garden? The Monastery Garden, called The Sunset Drive Garden is

American Legion Auxiliary begins poppy sales

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The American Legion Auxiliary of St. Joseph is beginning the annual poppy campaign that will run through May. Poppy cards are distributed in exchange for donations that go 100 percent directly to support veterans in our area and active military. Red poppies are a way to honor past sacrifices and contribute to the continuing needs of veterans. In 1920, the

Westbound CR 75 will be closed Thursday

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Westbound lanes on CR 75 from CR 2/CR 3 in St Joseph to 28th Avenue in Waite Park will be closed on Thursday, April 4, according to the Stearns County Highway Department. The closure should last just one day. The work is part of the project to rebuild and resurface CR 75 from Waite Park to St. Joseph.    

Collegeville Township home burns, firefighter hurt

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A Collegeville Township home was damaged and an Avon firefighter injured in a fire on March 27. The fire was reported at 11:50 a.m. at 13803 Lakeland Road, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy found smoke coming from multiple areas of the home. The owner, Bruce Dickau, 74, of St. Joseph arrived and confirmed there were no