Leander J. Meyer, 98, St. Joseph

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Leander J. Meyer, 98 St. Joseph Feb. 2, 1922-June 1, 2020 Leander J. Meyer, 98, died peacefully on Monday, June 1, 2020, at Serenity Place in St. Joseph. A private Mass of Christian Burial was held, followed by burial in the St. Joseph Parish Cemetery. Meyer was born Feb. 2, 1922, to C. Margaret (Sand) and Maximilian Meyer. He married

Now is not the time for silence

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During the last few weeks, we have gone through some truly dark days for our country. The horrific death of George Floyd at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers, and the ensuing increased attention to the equally horrific deaths of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, has exposed tremendous feelings of grief and outrage across the United States. We have

Funeral for Leander J. Meyer, 98, St. Joseph

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Leander J. Meyer, 98 St. Joseph Feb. 2, 1922-June 1, 2020 Leander J. Meyer, 98, died peacefully on Monday, June 1, 2020, at Serenity Place in St. Joseph. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held, followed by burial in the St. Joseph Parish Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to a public visitation from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June

Candidates file for offices with primary elections

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Filings closed June 2 for elected positions with a potential primary on Aug. 11. Here are the filings for offices as recorded by the Secretary of State. U.S. Senate DFL incumbent Tina Smith will be challenged by Steve Carlson, Ahmad R. Hassan, Paula Overby and Christopher Lovell Seymore Sr. Republicans will have a choice between the party

St. Joseph council approves citizen-friendly budget software

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Ways to open up city government and encourage more citizen participation were the focus of the June 1 St. Joseph City Council meeting. Members approved one new service but postponed a decision on a second plan so they could do more research. The council unanimously approved paying $7,000 a year for budgeting software that will provide

Flour & Flower bakery opens

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Flour & Flower bakery, one half of a new St. Joseph food destination, opened last week and its partner business, Krewe, plans to offer a pickup menu starting this weekend. Serving artisan breads and pastries, fresh-cut flowers and coffee, Flour & Flower is open Wednesday through Sunday from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. “Nothing smells better than fresh