No easy fixes for busy school intersection

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com A St. Joseph woman is worried about heavy traffic and the potential for crashes on College Avenue in front of Kennedy Community School as parents rush to drop off their children every morning. Rhonda Dahlgren has first-hand knowledge of the situation. She was involved in a collison on April 5 at the intersection of College Avenue,

Memorial concert for Brian Gapko April 27

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By Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A memorial concert celebrating the life of Brian Gapko, who died at the age of 47 in November after a two-year battle with metastatic colon cancer, will be from 8-10 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the Local Blend in St. Joseph. The event will feature three central Minnesota singer-songwriters, Cathy Kongloth, John Larson and MJ Bach.

Doulas help hugely in birthing process

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Melissa Kosloski was giving birth to her first baby, a boy delivered via C-section, she felt she just hadn’t been prepared enough for the experience. “I thought I would just tough it out,” she recalled. “But I realized I could have had better support and could have learned more about the physiology of birth.” That

April 20 St. Joseph people

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                                  Andrew Rudd of St. Joseph, a student at the St Cloud  Technical & Community College, was one of five students who won first place at the SkillsUSA 2018 State Competition. Rudd represented the medium/heavy truck program. He will next attend national competition in Louisville,

Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, to speak April 17 at CSB

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kate Hennessy, the youngest of Dorothy Day’s nine grandchildren, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the College of St. Benedict Gorecki Center 204 AB. Hennessy is the author of “Dorothy Day: The World Will be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother.” The book is the story of her grandmother’s extraordinary

Business leaders urged to plan for threats

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph Police Chief Joel Klein urged business leaders Wednesday, April 11, to develop a plan for active threats. Klein spoke at the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce meeting a week after an attack occurred at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif. “We like to talk to businesses. What is your plan? Have you thought