If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Jan. 24 10:41 p.m. Suspicious activity. College Avenue N. A
The city of Sartell is looking for volunteers to serve on two city boards – the Planning Commission and Economic Development Commission. The Economic Development Commission consists of Sartell and Le Sauk Township residents appointed by the City Council to make recommendations on development issues. The board meets every other month on the third Tuesday, usually at 7 a.m. The
The Sartell-St. Stephen school district is hosting the third annual Sabres VEX EDR Robotics Tournament from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Sartell Middle School. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Teams from across the state will compete in two specialties: the Elementary and Middle School Tournament in the South Gym will feature 36 VEX IQ teams
Fourth-grade students at Oak Ridge Elementary School and Pine Meadow Elementary School competed in Geography Bees at each school at the end of November. Oak Ridge students competed Nov. 20. Luke Rickbeil was this year’s Geography Bee champion. In second place was Daisy Campbell and Isaac Mancini placed third. The other top six finalists were Will Perius, Miles Simonsen and
Tim O’Driscoll handily won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 13B. Republican O’Driscoll defeated his Democratic challenger, Heidi Everett, by winning 64 percent of the vote. O’Driscoll received 12,146 votes to Everett’s 6,731 votes. He will serve a two-year term. District 13B includes the Sartell, St. Stephen and Holdingford areas.
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
Weather permitting, CR 29/First Street NE. in Sartell will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. The road will be closed from the Mississippi River bridge to Benton Drive. Benton Drive will remain open to northbound and southbound traffic. East of Benton Drive, CR29/First Street NE. will remain open for eastbound traffic. The closure is expected to last