Survey to help city prioritize services

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Residents have a chance to share their thoughts on city services in an effort to make them better. The city is participating in an online survey offered by the League of Minnesota Cities. Specifically, the survey looks at city services and how they can be improved. This is the second time the city has participated. The LMC coordinated the survey

Wrappers needed for humane society

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Wanted: people who like to wrap gifts and want to volunteer their talents. The Tri-County Humane Society needs gift wrappers to wrap presents for shoppers at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud. A gift-wrapping booth will be open during Crossroads business hours in the mall by the Target store from Friday, Dec. 7 to Monday, Dec. 24. The gift wrapping is

Local student studying in Chile

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Benjamin Evenson, son of Marne and Mark Evenson of St. Joseph, is studying in Chile during fall semester 2012 through the Office for Education Abroad at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, and St. John’s University in Collegeville. Evenson is a junior Hispanic studies major at SJU. The Chilean program is hosted by Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, a private

City leaves area human rights commission

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Members of the St. Joseph City Council voted 4-1 to leave the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Commission. Council member Renee Symanietz voted against the move to discontinue membership. The commission was created to supervise the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Office. The office opened in September 2010 and provides outreach, education and intake functions for St. Cloud-area residents. St.

Black Friday shows true dedication to saving money

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The anticipation leading up to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, grows weeks before the holiday even arrives. We are bombarded with advertising and enticed by coupons to bring us into stores and spend money. To some, it’s a day where businesses show just how greedy they are for business. In fact, this one day can produce just enough money