by Heidi L. Everett firstname.lastname@example.org A free phone app is the latest tool announced by the Governor’s Office to help slow the spread of COVID in Minnesota. In the press briefing, Tarek Tomes, Minnesota’s chief information officer, shared details about the app called COVIDaware MN. COVIDaware MN runs on smartphones and notifies people who have downloaded the app and opted
Spencer Meier, Sartell, has been named Huskies’ team captain for the upcoming 2020-21 season of St. Cloud State University men’s hockey. A 6-4, 212-pound junior defenseman, Meier begins his third season on the Huskies’ blueline in 2020-21. Meier played prep hockey at Sartell High School and junior hockey with Fargo in the USHL. A two-time Academic All-NCHC award recipient, Meier
Long-time resident Lisa Marvin is the presumptive mayor of St. Stephen following an election in which nobody put their name on the ballot. Marvin has lived in St. Stephen for 26 years and serves on the city’s planning commission. She received 47 of the 185 write-in votes that were cast. The second largest number of write-in votes for one candidate
by Mike Knaak email@example.com The Sartell-St. Stephen school district announced Oct. 29 that it is reversing a decision to move grades six through 12 to distance learning on Tuesday, Nov. 10. “Due to new guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education as it relates to changing learning models at our schools, the Sartell-St. Stephen school district will maintain its current
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org Two unique and hopefully memorable events will likely replace a traditional graduation ceremony for Sartell High School seniors this year. After the Minnesota Department of Education ruled out any large gatherings where social distancing would be difficult to maintain during the Covid-19 pandemic, school and community leaders created two events for the weekend of May 29-30.
Minnesota employers added 10,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released June 14 by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. With those gains, the state has added 29,188 jobs in the past year, a 1 percent growth rate. The U.S. rate of job growth during that period was 1.7 percent. Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell
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