St. John’s Prep team earns state championship

Dennis DalmanNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The St. John’s Prep School Knowledge Bowl team won the state championship in the Class A division at the Minnesota Knowledge Bowl meet April 12-13 at Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd. The team was tops of 24 teams that competed in its division. Its members are Isaac Bohart, Emiliana Cofell, Hank Dudley, Christian Gaetz and Brenden Wichman. The

School-trust land reform on verge of approval, local politician asks support

Dennis DalmanColumn, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by Reps. Tim O’Driscoll (R) and Denise Dittrich (DFL) Many times those who hold public office are labeled as being too partisan and not willing to work together to solve problems. We’d like to share with you a story of how the Minnesota Legislature is working together in an unprecedented bipartisan fashion this session to bring about change that will

4-H helpers needed

Christian GilmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Minnesota 4-H Youth Development engages youth in partnership with adults in quality learning opportunities that enable them to shape and reach their full potential. Volunteers are needed to assist with programming and help with engaging youth in projects and structured activities. Volunteers must pass a background check, be energetic and work well with youth in grades K-12. Training will be

Food shelves needs shelvers

Christian GilmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Catholic Charities Emergency Services is looking for volunteers to help at the food shelf. Responsibilities include: unpacking grocery donations, repackaging bulk products under the proper sanitary conditions, informing staff when running low on certain items and cleaning up area at the end of the shift. This opportunity requires lifting, reaching and the ability to work an average of 2-4 hours

Delinquent on taxes

Christian GilmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Westside Liquor of Sartell, in accordance with Minnesota Statues, Section 270C.725., is 10 days or more delinquent in payment of their taxes and therefore no wholesaler, manufacturer or brewer may sell or deliver any product to them beginning the third business day (business days are Monday through Friday) after the date of this list, according to The Minnesota Department of

Humane Society/ fundraiser slated

Dennis DalmanCriers, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. JosephLeave a Comment

The 11th annual “Wine, Kibbles and Bits” fundraiser for the Tri-County Humane Society will take place Friday, May 4 at the Gorecki Center on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. The event will feature a full-course dinner, served at 7:30 p.m., wine and beer tasting, a silent auction and music by Preston and Paulzine. Auction

Re-introduction to fitness is a process

TaLeiza CallowayColumn, St. JosephLeave a Comment

I recently re-introduced myself to going back to the gym. I thought it might be one way of getting healthier. Energy is a gift of youth and one that as an adult I am missing lately. I’m 28 years old so there is still hope. Energy bars or drinks do not give me an added boost. They actually have the