Oct. 5 Sartell people

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Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Jennifer Harrington, director of plastic surgery at North Memorial Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and adjunct professor at University of Minnesota, recently became the MedSpa Medical Director at The Vein Center Laser Treatment & MedSpa in Sartell. Harrington received her bachelor’s degree from University of California-Riverside. She attended medical school at Loma Linda

Oct. 5 Town criers

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Former Obama aide to speak at SJU Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be interviewed by CSB/SJU history professor Ken Jones at the 12th Annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at St. John’s Abbey and University Church. McDonough graduated from SJU in 1992 and served as President Obama’s chief of staff from 2013 to

Oct. 5 St. Joseph people

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Stearns Electric Association’s recently retired CEO Dave Gruenes was recently honored for his 19 years of service to the cooperative and its members. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s CEO Jim Matheson presented Gruenes with the NRECA Regional Award for Outstanding Service on Sept. 18 during the group’s meeting in Minneapolis. The award is presented to individuals who have a proven

Good news Sartell-St. Stephen school district

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com At its regular Sept. 17 board meeting the Sartell-St. Stephen school board heard a good news report in the form of a comprehensive 2017-18 District Assessment Results. The report detailed results from the Northstar Ratings Every Student Succeeds Act, the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments and the American College Testing. The report was presented by Kay Nelson, assistant

Workers uncover mural during church renovation

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com It’s always fun to uncover buried treasures, but for Andy Loso, president of the St. Joseph Historical Society, a recent discovery of a buried church mural was especially interesting. While renovating the vesting Sacristy, workers uncovered a painting that was part of the mural at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Loso, who is the church’s facilities

Stock playing his baseball dreams

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Young boys who play T-ball and baseball often dream about how far they will go in the sport of baseball. In St. Joseph, many of them dream about when they might play for the St. Joseph Joes, St. Cloud Rox or the Minnesota Twins. Joey Stock grew up to be a young man that is getting

Census, redistricting questions are hidden election issues

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The future of Minnesota’s representation in the next decade will be decided with this fall’s elections and with decisions being made now about how Census 2020 will be conducted. How many members of Congress Minnesota will have and how their districts will be drawn will be determined by the census. The decennial count also affects drawing boundaries for other elected