Gigabit internet now offered in St. Joseph

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com A significant speed upgrade to Midco’s St. Joseph service announced Oct. 8 will mean faster, more reliable internet for residents and businesses. Higher-speed service will spur innovation, economic development and education, company leaders said. Midco announced a $2.1 million technology and facility investment that opens the way for the gigabit internet service. The new technology provides

Oct. 7 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 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.  Sept. 19  2:18 p.m. Nuisance. Minnesota Street E. An officer

Eisenschenk receives Unit Member of the Year award

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Elaine Eisenschenk, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 328 in St. Joseph, received the Unit Member of the Year award from the state Department of Minnesota American Legion Auxiliary. Eisenschenk received the award after being nominated for her volunteer service at St. Cloud VA Health Care System and collecting almost $7,000 in donations for

McGee and Glomski welcome St. John’s Prep students and staff in the new school year

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. John’s Prep’s 281 students in fifth-grade to 12th-grade were welcomed by new leadership for the 2019-20 school year. Jon McGee was named the new head of school in March. He is the first lay leader of the school following 29 monastic members of St. John’s Abbey, who have led the school since it was founded

In Vietnam, Gary Kraft delivered fuel for the Army

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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