Violet “Vi” M. Bidinger, 78 Sartell July 25, 1942-Oct. 14, 2020 Violet “Vi” M. Bidinger, 78, died Oct. 14 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Violet “Vi” M. Bidinger, 78, who passed away Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Ronald
Virginia A “Ginny” Pfannenstein, 87 St. Joseph Jan. 3, 1933-Oct. 14, 2020 Virginia A. “Ginny” Pfannenstein, 87, of St. Joseph, died Wednesday, Oct. 14 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, will officiate. Burial will take place in
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org The first steps in the Sartell-St. Stephen school district’s long-debated equity audit will begin in a few weeks when a newly formed Equity in Education Committee meets with the outside consultant hired to conduct the study. The equity-audit idea arose earlier this summer after the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and a renewed interest on
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com The St. Joseph City Council is expressing concerns about increasing costs of waste-hauler service to the city and agreed to call for bids for that citywide service. Currently, there is one service that contracts with St. Joseph – Republic Services for trash and recycling pick-ups. Its corporate headquarters are in Phoenix, Ariz., although it serves places
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org With Election Day right around the corner, now is the time for prospective voters to get all their ducks in a row so they are ready to cast their ballots by or on Tuesday, Nov. 3. There are many choices on the ballots, including presidential candidates as well as local, state and county offices and a
by Dennis Dalman email@example.com A child-care educational facility has expressed an interest in possibly purchasing St. Joseph’s former Kennedy Elementary School and an adjacent parcel of land. The facility has expressed interest in submitting a bid to buy the facility. No details have been finalized yet and so the name of the facility cannot be made public, according to St.
by Dennis Dalman firstname.lastname@example.org The City of St. Joseph will finally have an extra storage building for its public-works department. At its Oct. 5 city council meeting, it was announced that there is a buyer’s agreement for a building that is adjacent just north of the current public-works facility on property north of the Coborn’s grocery store. The purchase price