Humane Society/ fundraiser slated

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The 11th annual “Wine, Kibbles and Bits” fundraiser for the Tri-County Humane Society will take place Friday, May 4 at the Gorecki Center on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. The event will feature a full-course dinner, served at 7:30 p.m., wine and beer tasting, a silent auction and music by Preston and Paulzine. Auction

Aug. 7 Town criers

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Farmers’ Market going strong The Sartell Farmers’ Market is going strong from 3-6 p.m. Mondays at Bernick’s Arena, 1109 First St. S., Sartell. Summer is in full swing and so are the vegetables. Corn, tomatoes, beans and much more are now in season. In addition to all the great vegetables you will find honey, caramel corn, salsa, canned goods, and

TCHS hosts first-ever ‘Kibbles, Bids’ telethon

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com For the first time in 19 years, pets and their people families could snuggle up together during the annual “Wine, Kibbles and Bids” fundraising event for the Tri-County Humane Society. In previous years, the event featured a gourmet dinner, wine tasting and silent auction at the Gorecki Center on the campus of the College of St.

Kremer honored as TCHS ‘Junior Volunteer of the Year’

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Kaylan Kremer, a Sartell high-school student with an all-embracing love of animals, was recently named Junior Volunteer of the Year for 2019 by the Tri-County Humane Society. Kaylan, 17, the daughter of Shannon and Doug Kremer, is a senior at Sartell High School. For the past two-and-one-half years, every Monday from 4-6 p.m. she has volunteered

Virus precautions affect shelter animals too

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The ongoing virus crisis affects just about every human being on the planet, but it is also affecting animals and the people who care so much about them. Locally, at the Tri-County Humane Society, the good news is that – despite any gloom and doom – a “fair number” of people are still adopting animals, according

Students use leadership skills to help fill area needs

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kennedy Community School Student Council members and Ambassadors have been busy filling their leadership roles to organize projects to help fill area needs around St. Joseph. Activities these students have been busy organizing this year include competing to collect for a food drive where they donated 364 items to the St. Joseph Community Food Shelf, collecting

Dog licensing no longer required in Sartell

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Dog-owning residents in Sartell no longer have to license their dogs in the city, effective Jan. 13. The Sartell City Council, after a Jan. 13 public hearing during the council meeting, voted unanimously to strike the license requirement from the city’s animal-control ordinance. The rest of the ordinance will remain in effect except for some fine-tuning

Fostering animals ‘best experience ever,’ says Trisko

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com As a foster dog, Tukker the sheltie was virtually deaf. One day, his foster “parent,” Jenna Trisko of Sartell, let Tukker go into the back yard along with her own family dog, Shyla. Later, she yelled for the dogs to come back in, but she soon realized Tukker couldn’t hear her voice. Shyla, the miniature Australian