St. Joseph student to perform in ‘All Shook Up’

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contributed photoEllie Botz of St. Joseph with her dancing partner, Aidan Cassidy as they rehearse for "All Shook Up!" an Elvis Presley musical that will be performed by CSB/SJU students in the Benedicta Arts Center at the College of St. Benedict. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 and April 11-13 and at 2 p.m. April 7. Botz is majoring

April 5 St. Joseph people

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Amanda Groethe, Stearns Electric Association director of communication and marketing, was recently honored with the 2019 American Advertising Federation of Central Minnesota’s Emerging Leader Award, an honor that celebrates an outstanding member of the local advertising community. Emerging Leaders are those who, though young in their careers, have already proven themselves to be making an impact in their company and

Legion fined $1,000 for underage liquor sale

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The American Legion of St. Joseph was fined $1,000 for selling liquor to an underage buyer. The City Council approved the fine at a meeting April 1. During an alcohol compliance check conducted by the St. Joseph Police Department in December, alcohol was sold to a person under the legal drinking age of 21. This violation is the second one

April 5 news for refugees

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Ogeysiis!  Importante para Usted, por favor léalo  Please read! Announcements brought to you by Cultural Bridges of St. Joseph, a volunteer-run organization and committee of Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization. We are dedicated to easing your transition into our community. Would you like to grow your own vegetables in your own garden? The Monastery Garden, called The Sunset Drive Garden is

American Legion Auxiliary begins poppy sales

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The American Legion Auxiliary of St. Joseph is beginning the annual poppy campaign that will run through May. Poppy cards are distributed in exchange for donations that go 100 percent directly to support veterans in our area and active military. Red poppies are a way to honor past sacrifices and contribute to the continuing needs of veterans. In 1920, the

Ban e-cigarettes in public places, raise tobacco sales age

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There’s smoke in the air at the state Capitol this spring as the Legislature grinds toward a May 20 adjournment. Two measures that would protect our clean indoor air and health are up for debate. The Legislature should pass and Governor Walz should sign these actions. The House overwhelming passed HF349 that expands the definition of smoking to ensure Minnesota’s

Urban explorers risk injury, arrest for social media fame

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Two popular hobbies – one pursued in the real, physical world and one practiced in the virtual, digital world – converged in Watab Township last week. For years, adventurers have found excitement as urban explorers – roaming through abandoned buildings, caves and tunnels. Media attention and technology popularized and glamorized the activity fueling increased interest. Recent television shows such as

College scam highlights large problems

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It was a shock to many Americans when federal prosecutors in Massachusetts announced charges against 50 people for one of the biggest college admissions scams in American history. As a college student myself, it was disappointing to see a system that advertises itself as being based on merit and effort was being blatantly undermined. Unfortunately, with how important college is