Dec. 14 Town criers

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Sartell Farmer’s Market set Dec. 15 at community center

Sartell Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Looking for that unique gift, come shop at the Farmers’ Market and find items not available anywhere else.

Free Christmas meal set Dec. 15 at RLC

A free Christmas Community Meal will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 CR 2, St. Joseph. Dine in, take away or delivered meals are available. For more information, call RLC at 320-363-4232 or Angela Haynes at 320-845-7789.

Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Contest – Saturday, Jan. 12

All girls and boys ages 9-14 in the Sartell/St. Stephen community are invited to the local level of competition for the 2019 Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship. The local competition will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 in St. Francis Xavier School, 219 Second St. N. This event is sponsored annually by the Knights of Columbus with winners from the local level advancing to district, region and state competitions. All contestants from the local level are recognized for their participation in the event and the winners at each level receive a trophy. Participants register at the event and must have written consent and age verification from a parent or guardian. Please contact Jake Schneider at 320-761-7143 with any questions.

Donate winter clothing

Collect winter gear to help kids stay warm during the cold winter season for United Way Neighborhood Resource Centers at Discovery Community School and Lincoln Elementary School. Winter gear is needed for kindergarten through fifth-graders and their parents. All gently used and new winter clothing is welcome. Items can be dropped off between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at  United Way of Central Minnesota, 921 First St. N., St. Cloud. Contact Mary Krippner, United Way volunteer engagement coordinator, at 320-223-7991 or

Anna Marie’s Alliance needs donations

Anna Marie’s Alliance is looking for gift-card donations to help residents during this holiday season. Gift cards take up less space, they can be used as needed, if women are leaving the shelter they will have less to haul and women may not know what they need until they need it. Visit  to view a complete donation list of needed items. Contact Kim, Anna Marie’s Alliance, at or 320-251-7203 ext. 210.

Author: Janelle Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.

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