Goal near for Education Foundation’s Riverview campaign

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation campaign for Riverview Intermediate School has reached nearly three-fourths of its goal. As of mid-May, the foundation has raised more than $70,000 of its fundraising goal of $100,000. In addition, the foundation’s projects will be boosted by a matching grant of up to $100,000 from Pat Lynch and Granite Logistics. Even

Band director starts Facebook music show

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Dave Lumley of Sartell loves to perform music for audiences, but lately he has been doing it for remote listeners via Facebook. Lumley is the Sartell High School band director, a job he’s had for eight  years, and like other teachers he now communicates mostly online from his home because of the ongoing virus crisis. On

Buddies start mosquito, tick-control business

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When good buddies Will McCabe and Lawton Miller are suited up with gloves, long sleeves and protective clothing, along with respirator masks on their faces, they look like they’re seeking to eradicate killer viruses. Well, in a way, that’s kind of what they’re doing. They are spraying to kill ticks and mosquitoes, those pesky critters that

Scout raising funds for community garden shed

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A Sartell Boy Scout, Lucas Hintgen, has begun a campaign to raise funds to purchase and install a new storage shed at the Sartell Community Garden near Oak Ridge Elementary School. The shed is used for storing tools and supplies for Sartell residents who plant plots in the big garden. If more is raised than needed,

Don’t tie Postal Service fees, funding to politics

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In 1775, when the Continental Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin the first postmaster general, the challenges facing today’s post office could hardly be imagined. The U.S. Postal Service is one of few federal agencies explicitly authorized by the Constitution. It is legally obligated to serve all Americans, regardless of geography, at uniform price and quality. “Price and quality” are at the

May 29 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 tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. May 19 2:15 a.m. Suspicious activity. 18th Avenue N. A caller