Students will return to campuses this fall
The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University plan to reopen their campuses with the first day of classes scheduled for Aug. 31, subject to state and federal health guidelines. Both campuses have plans for testing, tracing and, as needed, separating. Places for isolation and quarantine have been identified and there will be rules for physical distancing and building access.
Election judges needed!
The City of St. Joseph is hiring election judges for the upcoming primary election on Aug. 11 and the general election on Nov. 3. Election judges earn $15/hour. No experience is necessary. All training will be provided. Further information and application are available on the city website www.cityofstjoseph.com. You can also contact Kayla at the city at 320-229-9421.
Planning your garden?
Consider planting an extra row in your garden and donating the produce to your local food shelf. Favorites include carrots, beans, beets, kohlrabi, corn, potatoes, cabbage, peppers, onions and asparagus. Any produce that has a longer shelf life is accepted. Call Catholic Charities Emergency Services at 320-229-4560; CROSS Center at 320-968-7012; and The Salvation Army at 320-252-4552.
Masks still needed
The need for masks continues. Make and donate cloth masks for at-risk community members. Completed masks can be dropped off Coborn’s, 900 Cooper Ave. S., St. Cloud, behind the service counter during store hours and at Whitney Senior Center West Door (1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud) in the covered bin marked MASKS. The bin will be available Monday-Friday 8-4:30p.m. Contact Mary Krippner 320-223-7991.
Author: Heidi L. Everett
Heidi joined The Newsleaders Oct. 30, 2020 after being a fan of the St. Joseph edition for 15 years. When she is not sharing local news and stories, she is a professor of strategic communications at St. Cloud State University.