Mayor: Sartell on track for bright future

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The long, cold winter, which (according to the calendar, anyway) ended with the first day of spring, March 20, was a very expensive one for the City of Sartell. Sartell Mayor Joe Perske noted that fact when he presented his annual “State of the City” address March 11 at a meeting of the Sartell Chamber of

New Apple directors want to expand race

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The new co-directors of the Sartell Apple Duathlon hope to make the prestigious event even more local-friendly than it’s ever been, with more participation than it’s ever had, in its 32-year history. Lisa Bollinger and Adam Konczewski agreed to share directorship duties this year when the previous director, Brandon Testa, decided to resign. Testa became director

Man charged for shooting death in Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com As of press time March 19, there was no more new information regarding the shooting death that happened March 13 in Sartell. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes told the Newsleader the police department is not ready to release any more information to the press or public at this time. He did say the police know the

Ducks Unlimited banquet set for March 27

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An avid duck hunter since he was 16 years old, Mark Haus of Sartell decided to join Ducks Unlimited because he wanted to give something back for the sake of the sport he loves. It’s become a family tradition. Haus’s son Austin and daughter Alyssa hunt, too. Austin bagged seven ducks in his second year of

House for homeless youth to open in April

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Starting this early April, some homeless youth in the area will have a safe, warm home, thanks to the new transitional youth-house project of Catholic Charities of St. Cloud. The home was created in an old, refurbished home right by St. Cloud State University, at 374 4th Ave. S. in a historic neighborhood right across from

Walesch, local talent to perform at ‘Pine Groove’

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com One of the hottest bands in the Midwest, the Andrew Walesch Big Band, will perform at the Pine Groove Arts and Crafts Festival at Saturday, April 5 in Sartell. The two-part event is the annual fundraiser for the Sartell Music Association. Walesch, a graduate of St. John’s University, is a big-band leader, singer, composer and arranger

Payne plays disc jockey in musical ‘Grease’

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Luke Payne of Sartell has a minor but plum role in the popular musical Grease, which will be performed by St. John’s Prep School students March 22-23 at the Paramount Theater in downtown St. Cloud. Payne is one of five SJP students from Sartell who has roles in the play. The others are Kyra Hulsebus, Sydney

Schools alive with sound of music

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell schools are alive with the sound of music. Concerts for the public are scheduled right through to the very end of May. Residents may want to clip this article to remind themselves of the musical delights that await them. Monday, March 17: 7:30 p.m. in high-school auditorium. High School and Elementary Honors Choir. Monday, May