Wacosa recycles holiday lights

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Don’t throw those old holiday light sets in the garbage. Recycle them instead. WACOSA, in collaboration with the Recycling Association of Minnesota, is collecting unwanted light strings, electrical, telephone and appliance cords this holiday season. WACOSA workers will remove the bulbs from the holiday light strings and then all bulbs and donated cords will be recycled. Several area businesses have

Participate in community survey, use your voice.

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The quality of city services is what shapes a community. For many residents, that can be a determining factor in whether they stay in a city or move to another one. Improvement of city services is not the sole responsibility of city officials. Residents have to speak up about what works, what doesn’t and make suggestions so change can occur.

PineCone Vision Center doctor joins Journal Review Board

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Dr. Ragna Godtland of PineCone Vision Center joined the Journal Review Board for the publication Optometry & Visual Performance. OVP is published by The Board of Directors of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometry, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and the Optometric Extension Program Foundation. OVP is an international, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the functional, developmental, behavioral, vision


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Scarlett Jane Matthews, daughter of Rochelle and Jeremy Matthews, Lakeville, Minn., was born at 7:46 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 in Woodwinds Hospital, Woodbury, Minn. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and measured 20.25 inches long. Grandparents are Jane and Rich Matthews, Sartell, and Jean and Scott Wensmann, Lakeville. Great-grandparents are Richard Wensmann, Bay City, Wis, and Norma and Fred

Photo contest promotes safe winter

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Whether this winter is mild or miserable, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants to make sure Minnesotans are prepared for both outdoor and indoor hazards. HSEM sponsors an annual photo contestas part of its effort to provide Minnesotans with the information they need to prepare for winter. Amateur photographers, adult and youth,

City seeks applicants for open board posts

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Applications are now available to fill several open seats on the St. Joseph Planning Commission, Park Board and Economic Development Authority. Residents who are interested in applying can download the application on the city’s website, www.cityofstjoseph.com. The deadline to apply is Dec. 21. There are three open seats on the city’s planning commission. These seats are held by commission chairwoman

Dec. 7 Sartell blotter

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If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should call the Sartell Police Department at 251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for crimes. Nov. 21 3:10 p.m. Found property. Benton Drive. A woman’s bike