Funeral for Alphonse ‘Al’ J. Krey, 88, of St. Joseph

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Alphonse J. “Al” Krey St. Joseph Oct. 19, 1930-June 10, 2019 Alphonse J. “Al” Krey, 88, of St. Joseph died Monday, June 10 at St. Cloud Hospital. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Sacred Heart Chapel of St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, O.S.B., will officiate. Burial will be in St.

Legion plans flag disposal ceremony

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St. Joseph American Legion Post 328 has planned an American Flag Retirement Ceremony for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, in the Legion parking lot. Unserviceable flags that have been collected will be respectfully disposed of by burning. The public is invited to the event and to dispose of any worn or faded American flags. Immediately following the ceremony, coffee and

American Legion honors the fallen on Memorial Day

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photo by Mike KnaakLegionnaires from St. Joseph American Legion Post 328 line up before marching to St. Joseph Catholic Church on Memorial Day. The color guard was joined by members of the Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion. Legion members also visited area cemeteries to honor fallen veterans.

Pen pals meet in person at Kennedy School

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by Dennis Dalman Elleah Eiynck, a third-grader at Kennedy Community School, grinned bashfully when she finally met in person Samantha Ernst, the woman she’d been corresponding with for nearly a year. Corresponding in this case means the old-fashioned way. Via hand-written letters. The kind you have to seal by licking the envelopes shut, the kind on which you have

Valek’s Air Force service landed him in Alaska

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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

Deals link bicyclists, businesses on Wobegon Trail

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A new program encourages more bicycling by using incentives with businesses along the Lake Wobegon Trail. The Bicycle Benefits Business program encourages biking to a business through incentives that are awarded to customers who arrive by bike and show their Bike Benefits helmet sticker. Helmet stickers are purchased by the customer for $5 and are good at any participating business.

What has always and never been?

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Graduation. For parents it’s a time of pride. For students, it’s a time to celebrate achievements past and the adult challenges ahead. As we mark this annual passage for our community’s young people, it’s time for the rest of us…friends, family and coworkers…to examine the mindset of this year’s high school seniors. For the last 20 years, Beloit College has