Jan. 11 criers

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School district sets spelling bee Jan. 28 The Sartell/St. Stephen School District 748 spelling bee has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 in the North Media Center at Sartell Middle School. Any home schools within the district wishing to be represented should contact the spelling bee coordinator, Lori Dornburg, at Sartell Middle School, by Friday, Jan. 11.  Please

‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ packs a punch

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When Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” met President Abraham Lincoln in the White House, the great man supposedly said to her, “So you are the little lady who helped start this big war.” That exchange is probably legend, but it’s a legend formed from truth. Stowe’s novel hugely helped sway worldwide opinion against slavery. Published in 1852,

Jan. 11 St. Joseph legal

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City of St. Joseph Public Hearing The St. Joseph City Council will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. to consider amending /adopting the following Ordinances: 1. Ordinance 74: Limiting Possession of Kegs – proposed amendment will require securing a permit to possess a keg within the City. 2. Ordinance 112: Prohibiting Public Intoxication –

Want to get healthier? Cut out all that sugar

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Most people’s New Year’s resolutions probably involve some form of dieting. And that’s a good thing because we are quickly becoming a nation of lard. One-third of all American adults and one-sixth of all children are obese. There are many reasons for the obesity epidemic: lack of exercise as more people become sedentary with their computers, their remote controls, their

Don’t give up on your New Year’s resolutions

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With a new year comes a new beginning. It’s a time to start over and attempt to become a better you. I love it. The year 2013 is sure to be a good one. Why? Here’s why. One of the best things about a new year is it offers the chance to make new resolutions or even re-commit to the

Jan. 11 People

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Twenty St. Joseph students in grade sixth-12th were recently named to the fall semester headmaster’s honor roll at St. John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville. They are the following: Sarah Bresnahan, senior, daughter of Richard and Colette Bresnahan; Leela Cofell, junior, daughter of Monica Cofell; Zachary Dehler, senior, son of Al and Mary Dehler; Marisa Gaetz, freshmen, daughter of Rick and Rose

Help at the food shelf

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Catholic Charities Emergency Services is looking for volunteers to help at the food shelf. Responsibilities include the following: unpacking grocery donations, repackaging bulk products under the proper sanitary conditions, informing staff when running low on certain items, and cleaning up area at the end of the shift. This opportunity requires lifting, reaching and the ability to work an average of

CMAB conducting arts needs assessment survey

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The Central Minnesota Arts Board is requesting feedback from area residents on regional needs and priorities to help determine their upcoming 2014-15 programs and services beginning July 1. The CMAB has served Region 7W, which includes the counties of Stearns, Benton, Sherburne and Wright, for more than 33 years as one of Minnesota’s 11 regional arts councils. Anyone residing in