Aug. 9 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. July 24 3 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer stopped

Kremer served on a guided missile destroyer

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Refugee news: Community garden, multicultural potluck

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Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo. Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to ease your transition into our community. The Sisters of St. Benedict enlarged their community garden space this year. This allowed 12 of our local Somali families to become gardeners for the

First Amendment knowledge grows

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Here’s some good news. The First Amendment Center of the Freedom Forum Institute announced the results of its annual State of the First Amendment survey, which discovered the public has generally become more knowledgeable about rights under the First Amendment during the past year. You can read the entire report here.  Seventy-one percent of respondents were able to correctly name

Moon landing shows what’s possible

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We need another moon landing. No, I’m serious. Fifty years ago, the United States achieved something that was once thought impossible. Three men traveled through outer space, landed on the moon and returned home safely. It was an outstanding moment in human history. Despite the multiple crises and antipathy raging throughout the world, people came together to watch it in

Handicapped access to businesses needed

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Juliana Howard, St. Joseph   This month marks the one-year anniversary of my residency in St. Joseph. I am a big promoter of our little town and have nothing but good things to say about it, except one thing. I will frame it as a question and maybe someone can give me an answer. Why, in this vibrant, welcoming community,

Aug. 9 Sartell-St. Stephen people

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Seventeen area students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student attain a minimum 3.66 grade-point average. Sartell students are: Hosam Alkhatib, Logan Anding, Preston Angen-Determan, Cynthia Cao, Amna Dogar, Cami Doman, Kali Killmer, Allison Koopman, Kirsten Koskinen, Jillian Lawson, Eric Minnerath, Marisa Murphy, Isaac Schneider,