Newsleader invites readers to submit photos SJN version

sproutadminNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

The Newsleader is inviting St. Joseph residents to share their favorite photos with our readers. In the near future, the newspaper will begin publishing reader-submitted photos – hopefully, at least one each week. And then, four times each year a name will be drawn at random from among those who have submitted photos, and a gift card to a local

Fourth of July Parade will offer new categories

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Those gearing up for the annual St. Joseph Lions Fourth of July Parade are in for a change this year. If entrants thought they had a grand vision for floats before, they are being asked by the parade committee to be even more creative this year in showing their community pride. The annual tradition, organized by

Council approves Bello Cucina’s liquor license, indoors and out

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Bello Cucina, an Italian restaurant, is one step closer to opening in St. Joseph, thanks to two approvals by the St. Joseph City Council. The business is scheduled to open April 23. Council members approved a liquor license for the business April 5 and amended the city’s liquor ordinance to allow for the sale of liquor

Identity tax fraud is on the rise

TaLeiza CallowayEditorial, Opinion, St. JosephLeave a Comment

For many, the month of April means it’s “tax time.” With the 17th of April being just days away, there are some who are scrambling to make sure they have filed their taxes, don’t owe the government and if they do, have paid their taxes by now. As if getting through the process of filing taxes is not enough to

Lab School fish fry cooks up 1,350 meals. UB April 13

Cori HilsgenNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by Cori Hilsgen www.thenewsleaders.com More than 1,350 meals were served during the 30th annual fish fry which was recently held at the All Saints Academy. Alex Schleper coordinated the event, which brought together 95 parents, 35 fifth- and sixth-graders and some college students from the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, who served as volunteers. Volunteers were kept

Hosch to join EDA, council says

TaLeiza CallowayNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Larry Hosch is the newest member of the St. Joseph Economic Development Authority following a recent council vote. The St. Joseph City Council voted 5-0 in support of Hosch’s appointment to the board. The 34-year-old was one of four contenders to fill an open seat. Other applicants included Doug Danielson, Tanya Finken and Mike McDonald. St.

Kennedy students to witness prescribed fire

Christian GilmanCriers, St. JosephLeave a Comment

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in close collaboration with St. Cloud Area School District 742, will conduct a prescribed fire on a 46-acre parcel of restored prairie adjacent to the Kennedy Community School, 1300 Jade Road, St. Joseph, to improve prairie restoration and reduce the hazardous fuel load. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Private Lands Office in Waite

City compost site is open

TaLeiza CallowayCriers, St. JosephLeave a Comment

The city’s compost site is open for the 2012 season. Hours are 2-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. The St. Joseph compost site is open to city residents and St. Joseph Township residents. Permits can be purchased at St. Joseph City Hall. The city’s compost site is west of town on Stearns County Road 75;