Who says one individual’s vote doesn’t make a difference? Not Hassan Abdullahi Yussuf.
After a suspenseful St. Cloud School District recount Aug. 19, Yussuf won the opportunity to be placed on the Nov. 4 ballot over fellow candidate Scott Andreasen by only one vote – Yussuf with 1,317 and Andreasen with 1,316.
Three-year-olds Elijah Mixteco (left) and Landon Nothnagel, both of St. Joseph, plead with local authorities to “Let me out” during the Aug. 5 National Night Out held in Morningside Loop. The neighborhood enjoyed a potluck and children were able to tour police and fire department vehicles while all visited with local police officers and firefighters. Neighborhood organizers said they want to say a big “thank you” to both police and fire departments for stopping by with stickers, tours of the rigs and coloring books.
The seventh annual Rock ‘n’ Block party in Sartell was, once again, a success, despite the threat of rain shortly after it started at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.
The event is hosted by the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce, along with more than two dozen business sponsors from the Sartell and greater St. Cloud area.