May 31 Town Criers

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Farmers’ Market is open for season

The Sartell Farmers’ Market is open for the season from 3-6 p.m. Mondays at Bernick’s Arena off Pinecone Road. The market is open rain or shine with great vegetables including asparagus, lettuce and much more as the season advances. In addition to vegetables it carries plants, meat, eggs, great snacks, honey and canned goods.

NEW! Summer Kickoff at Lake George

Start off your summer with St. Cloud Park and Recreation during its Summer Kickoff from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Lake George! Enjoy the park and an afternoon of free family fun while learning about what Park and Recreation has to offer the whole family. Activities for everyone: learn to fish, take a paddleboat and/or canoe ride around the lake, plant a flower, sample the many food trucks, play yard games and try your hand at arts and crafts. Due to inclement weather, the event was rescheduled from the original May date.

Expect delays at I-94 interchange
Motorists on Interstate Hwy. 94 and CR 159 near Collegeville may encounter delays beginning Monday, June 3. The CR 159 bridge over I-94 will close. Both directions of I-94 at CR 159 will be reduced to a single lane. All ramps at the interchange will remain open.

Disaster Action Team members needed

American Red Cross Serving Central Minnesota is in need of Disaster Action Team members. Teams provide emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing. Time commitment is four six-hour on-call shifts per month. Contact Ramona Lindholm, volunteer recruitment specialist, at or 507-387-6664 ext. 1504.

Plant an extra row,

donate to the food shelf

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. Catholic Charities Emergency Services at 320-229-4560. CROSS Center at 320-968-7012. The Salvation Army at 320-252-4552.

Author: Mike Knaak

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