Brat sale funds to buy baskets

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A brat sale, sponsored by the Y2K Lions will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 25 and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday May 26 at the St. Joseph Meat Market. Proceeds will be donated toward the purchase of flower baskets to be hung on St. Joseph city lamp posts throughout downtown this summer.

Poet Conway wins prestigious award

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Nothing can prepare oneself for death, according to poet Mark Conway of Avon. Conway is the director of the Literary Arts Institute at the College of St. Benedict. He has just been honored with a prestigious McKnight Artist Fellowship Award. Like most poets, Conway has been pondering death and wrestling with death for years, especially in

Survey to help prioritize city services

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Condition of city streets. Overall appearance of the city. Quality of services provided by the city. These are just a few examples of city concerns residents can comment on when taking an online survey of city services. The city is participating in the survey, which is offered by the League of Minnesota Cities. The survey looks

Students attempt to walk across America with Walk-a-thon

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Under a cloudy sky and sprinkling of rain, 750 students and 150 staff members of Kennedy Community School participated in a Walk-a-thon May 11. With the theme: Walk across America, the goal was to raise money for the school and see if walkers could actually log enough miles to go across the United States. They did

Celebration of icon comes a little too late

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. Joseph0 Comments

King of Pop. The greatest entertainer who ever lived. Inventor of the Moonwalk. These are just three of the many titles given to the late Michael Jackson. He was an amazing singer, performer and one of the most giving philanthropists this world has seen. His death was a loss not only for the music industry but the world. Before I

Animal cruelty should not be tolerated

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, St. Joseph0 Comments

A few miles away from St. Joseph, an unknown person or group of people held down a cat and shot the animal in the face with a BB gun. Who would do such a thing? The report was published in a local newspaper, and a Sartell family still wants an answer to that question. They deserve an answer. More importantly,

Dollars for Scholars awards 21 recipients

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Parents wait patiently as their child’s name is called. This announcement is the recognition of their student’s hard work and dedication to their education. It also means they were one of more than 20 recipients of $250 scholarships from the St. Joseph Area Dollars for Scholars program. The program awarded 21 scholarships this year, a total