‘Bark to Future’ raises $51,000 for TCHS

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The annual “Bark to the Future” fundraiser raised $51,000 for the Tri-County Humane Society at its Sept. 7 companion walk involving almost 500 people and 200 pets (mostly dogs) at St. Cloud’s Wilson Park. “That’s just about what we were hoping to raise,” said Tauna Quimby, director of philanthropy for the humane society. The money was

Still time to join nature hikes at St. John’s Outdoor University

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you missed the first hike, you still have a chance to catch the next four at St. John’s Outdoor University. The Outdoor University is hosting its first hiking series using the book “The Nature of St. John’s” as a guide. “This is a series ‘where book club meets hiking club,’” said Jenny Kutter, department coordinator

Twedt served in the Navy during Vietnam

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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

City loan will help planned restaurant start cooking

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com A loan from St. Joseph’s Economic Development Authority is intended to help a new restaurant planned for downtown to start cooking. The St. Joseph City Council approved Sept. 5 a $52,500 loan for Krewe Restaurant and Bakery planned for the ground floor of the 24 North Lofts building on College Avenue. The final loan agreement is

Refugee/immigrant news: Homework Helpers return

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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. Homework Helpers will again welcome students in grades one to 12 who seek help with homework assignments or who wish to improve their skills in

Sept. 20 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Aug. 31 10:21 a.m. Collision. College Avenue N. and CR

Zimmer builds memorial pergola at Kennedy for his Eagle Scout project

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Tenth-grader Brandon Zimmer is an ambitious Boy Scout who recently completed building an outdoor pergola to earn his Eagle Scout award. By completing the Eagle Scout Service project, Zimmer was able to show his leadership skills while building a project for the benefit of others in the St. Joseph area. His project included building and installing