May 18 Town criers

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Pinecone Road closure on Saturday, May 26

Pinecone Road from Seventh Street to 40th Street will be completely closed to traffic from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26 for the Sartell Apple Duathlon. Avoid travel or be prepared to stop on Seventh Street N. and on 2-½ Street between Pinecone and Second Avenue because of cyclists and runners. The Apple Duathlon is a local, nonprofit race whose proceeds are returned to the community through donations to local service agencies and, this year, to Dan Amberg, a Minnesota paraplegic in need of a hand-crank bike. Come out and cheer on the racers!

Volunteers needed for Apple Duathlon

Support the local race and your community by volunteering to help with the Sartell Apple Duathlon kids’ race on Friday evening, May 25, and with the adult race on Saturday morning, May 26. We need people to staff registration and manage packet pickup, staff food tents and water stations, supervise parking, direct racers and more. Organizations who provide at least eight volunteers may earn $100 for your organization. All volunteers receive a 2018 Apple Duathlon T-shirt. Bring a friend. Contact to sign up.

Metro Bus offers free youth passes

Metro Bus is offering free youth passes for children 17 and younger for unlimited rides on all Metro Bus fixed routes from June 1 to Aug. 31. Passes may be picked up in St. Cloud at the Metro Bus Transit Center, 510 First St. S. or the Mobility Training Center, 700 St. Germain St., Suite 100.

Joetown Rocks  seeks parade floats

Join the city of St. Joseph for its  annual Fourth of July celebration by participating in the parade July 4. Registration forms can be found online at or call 320-363-4483.

Election judges needed for upcoming 2018 elections

Interested parties available to serve at both the 2018 primary and general elections should contact the St. Jospeh City Office at 320-363-7201. Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 14, and the General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Play cards with residents

Mother of Mercy Senior Living in Albany needs volunteers to visit or play cards with the residents. Contact Kristi, Mother of Mercy Senior Living, at 320-845-2195 or

Help people with memory loss

St. Scholastica Convent is seeking caring individuals who are interested in working with retired sisters who have memory loss. Volunteers should possess calm, peaceful attitudes, have the ability to be patient and understanding, and are comfortable with one-on-one visiting, along with leading activities for small groups. Contact Marina Schlangen, St. Scholastica Volunteer Coordinator, at 320-251-2225 or

West Central dairy cattle show set for June 14

The West Central Dairy Days Cattle Show is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14 at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds. Ages 5-19 (as of Jan. 1) can exhibit. There are classes for all six dairy breeds, Junior and Grand Champion Overall, plus Junior, Intermediate and Senior Showmanship. For entry forms contact your local 4-H extension educator, local high-school agriculture-education instructor, Wade Gustafson, dairy management instructor at Ridgewater College, at, 320-222-5269 or Brant Groen,, 320-220-1342.

Help with activities

Volunteers are needed to assist with moving Assumption Home residents in wheelchairs to and from group recreation programs and activities and assist staff with in execution of group recreational programs. Activities include garden club, music, card party, bingo, ladies spa, and men’s club. Activities are seven days a week at various times. Contact Betty Johnson, Assumption Home volunteer coordinator at 320-348-2316 or

Greet guests at CentraCare

CentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. Volunteers are needed to greet guests at CentraCare Health Plaza and assist them with moving throughout the facility. Volunteers must be age 14 and older. Contact CentraCare Volunteer Services at 320- 255-5638 or visit

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