Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph

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Donald P. Schneider St. Joseph Dec. 17, 1926-Sept. 22, 2019 Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph died Sept. 22 at the VA Medical Center, St. Cloud. His funeral was held Oct. 3 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerry Weiss officiated. Inurnment with military honors was in the parish cemetery.  Schneider was born on Dec.

Costco sale deserves investigation, accountability

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Over the past summer, I and many other residents of the St. Cloud area couldn’t help but notice the arrival of the massive new Costco store at the former Heritage Park in St. Cloud. It was a big development for shoppers in the city, and many were understandably excited to have another option for finding deals on purchases. However, the

Funeral service for Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph

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Donald P. Schneider St. Joseph Dec. 17, 1926-Sept. 22, 2019 The funeral service for Donald P. Schneider, 92, of St. Joseph will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph.  Schneider died Sept. 22 at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. The Rev. Jerry Weiss will officiate. Inurnment with military honors

Legislators visit St. Joseph to learn about community center plans

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph leaders and area legislators have tried for years to secure state funding for a community center. That effort may have gotten a boost Sept. 4 when members of the House Capital Investment Committee visited St. Joseph. Legislation introduced by Rep. Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) and Sen. Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) seeks $2.5 million in state

Willhite and Tweh lead Kennedy students, staff for the new school year

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A familiar face greeted students and staff at Kennedy Community School when Anna Willhite, principal, welcomed everyone for the 2019-20 school year. Willhite was previously an assistant principal at the school for three-and-a-half years, working with Laurie Putnam as principal. Effective in July, Putnam is now the assistant superintendent for secondary education for the St. Cloud

Vogel continues to promote SaveStations, quick response times

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Joel Vogel of St. Joseph spoke at the Aug. 14 St. Joseph Y2K Lions meeting about outdoor automatic external defibrillator SaveStations in the area and the quick response time needed with sudden-cardiac-arrest and heart-attack victims. AEDs are portable machines that are used to deliver electrical shocks through the chest to the heart to people who have