Holdingford woman killed in collision on CR 133

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A 30-year-old Holdingford woman was killed Dec. 17 in a collision at an intersection between Sartell and St. Joseph. Casey Rose Myers was driving southeast on CR 4 had stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of CR 133 and CR 4. After stopping, she drove through the intersection where her car was struck by a semi-tractor trailer heading

School tax levy approved by Sartell-St. Stephen board

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approves the district’s levy for taxes payable in 2019 following its truth in taxation hearing Dec. 17. The levy totals $10,194,085.83, an increase 4.08 percent. The vote was unanimous. For the owner of a $250,000 with no change in assessed value, the tax will be $1,425, a drop of 1.86 percent

Sartell-St. Stephen school board approves retirement incentive plan

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school board approved a retirement incentive program at the Dec. 17 meeting aimed at helping the district plug a hole in its operating budget after a levy failed last month. To qualify for the program, teachers need 30 years of active teaching service or have taught for 15 years and be between 55

Country Lights Festival donations help needy families

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Sartell firefighters prepared s’mores over an open fire for Dec. 7 visitors to the Country Lights Festival. Donations totaled $300 and the fire department will use the money to help families in need. The check was presented to the fire department on Dec. 11. A visit from Santa and a variety of games attracted visitors to the annual light display around

Bids approved for safety facility

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 by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Bob Strack, construction manager for the Public Safety Facilities project in Sartell, brought what he called “very good news” to the City Council at its Dec. 10 meeting. Strack is the head of Strack Construction Co. Inc., the company what will build the facility to house the police department and fire department in Sartell. The good

Chief honors officers for top-notch work

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Two police officers were honored with awards at the Dec. 10 Sartell City Council meeting, one of them for his quick expertise at the site of a house fire, the other for spearheading so many training programs for officers. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes read the citations of praise and presented the awards. On Sept. 12