Rita B. Traut, age 90, of Sauk Rapids, formerly of Sartell, died Oct. 9 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Her funeral will be held at noon Friday, Oct. 12 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 219 Second St N., Sartell. The Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after
Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Jennifer Harrington, director of plastic surgery at North Memorial Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and adjunct professor at University of Minnesota, recently became the MedSpa Medical Director at The Vein Center Laser Treatment & MedSpa in Sartell. Harrington received her bachelor’s degree from University of California-Riverside. She attended medical school at Loma Linda
Stearns Electric Association’s recently retired CEO Dave Gruenes was recently honored for his 19 years of service to the cooperative and its members. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s CEO Jim Matheson presented Gruenes with the NRECA Regional Award for Outstanding Service on Sept. 18 during the group’s meeting in Minneapolis. The award is presented to individuals who have a proven
Three St. Joseph students recently received scholarships from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation in conjunction with CommunityGiving. The students are: Marisa Gaetz, $1,000 from the Bill and Joyce Coborn Memorial Scholarship Fund; Nicholas Gill, $450 from the Dick and Dorothy Putz Scholarship Fund; and Morgan Vouk, $1,000 from the Brian Klinefelter Family Scholarship Fund. The foundation awarded $168,600 in academic scholarships
Bridget Maas, daughter of Madonna and Kevin Maas of Sartell, was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. She is double majoring in economics and Spanish. Melissa Maas, daughter of Madonna and Kevin Maas of Sartell, was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Loyola University in Chicago. She is majoring in biochemistry.
Rachel Bedel of St. Joseph has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota – Morris. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.666 or higher while taking 12 or more graded credits.
Scott Michael Raden, 54, of Sartell, died peacefully Sept. 2 with family at his side.A His funeral was held Sept. 7 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Timothy Baltes officiated. Private burial took place in the Akeley (Minn.) Cemetery. Raden was born May 28, 1964 in St. Cloud to Tom and Dannielle (Cundy) Raden. He was
Scott Michael Raden, 54, of Sartell, passed away peacefully on Sept. 2 with family at his side. His funeral will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate. Private burial will take place in the Akeley (Minn.) Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to