Over the last two days, two burglaries have occurred in the early morning hours in the 1100 block of 10th Ave. N in Sartell. In both instances the suspect(s) entered the garage attached to the residence and on one occasion entered into the residence and rummaged through cupboards in the home. In both cases the suspect(s) were gone from the area upon law enforcements arrival.
Taken in the burglaries were several watches, prescription medication, miscellaneous keys and a brass colored Ha
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Just when residents and out-of-towners thought they were getting to know all the recent Sartell detours, along come some more.
Due to Pinecone road construction Phase 2, new detours began Monday, July 20 and are expected to stay in place until sometime in August.
The following are the road disruptions to keep in mind:
• Pinecone Road from 7th Street N. to Sundance Road are closed to thru-traffic. Pavement will be removed on that stretch of Pinecone. The intersection of
by Steven Wright
The Benton County Board of Commissioners voted July 14 to approve bidding and relocating houses along CR 3 in Sauk Rapids.
Nineteen homes in total were successfully purchased with plans to relocate each structure in the coming weeks. Once the homes are removed from the area, contractors will demolish and clear foundations and remaining structures in preparation of the next phase of construction.
by Cori Hilsgen
If you are looking for more local lunch and pizza options, Sliced on College Avenue in St. Joseph will soon offer some unique selections, including a flaxseed quinoa pizza crust, a homemade Alfredo pizza sauce, a special tomato pizza sauce and more.
The quick-service restaurant, opening soon in the former Joe Town Pizza and Grill location, will offer pizza by the slice, a variety of salads and sandwiches in their de
by Dennis Dalman
A Sartell Community Center will likely be built in one of three places in the city after the city council at its July 13 meeting chose three preferred sites out of eight that were under consideration.
The council arrived at a consensus on the following sites: the Ferche/Weyer land in south Sartell near the old round barn; land just off of Heritage Drive about two-thirds mile east of the intersection of Pinecone R
Rice will host its second annual National Night Out celebration from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Lions Building in Lions Community Park.
All Rice residents are welcome to attend for a chance to get to know their neighbors and for a free meal.
The event is co-sponsored by the Rice Women of Today and the Rice Police Department.
Adults should be sure to bring children because there will be plenty of fun activities for them to do, including a bounce house, face-painting,
by Logan Gruber
The St. Joseph City Council voted 3-2 against testing soil at a possible site for the water amenity along CR 133 during it’s July 20 meeting.
The site the water amenity committee has tentatively agreed would be a good location has some wet lowlands that may be of concern to build upon. Council members Dale Wick and Matt Killam both supported doing soil testing early. The testing could cost up to $8,000.<
photo by Dennis Dalman
Avery Pogreba of Sartell opens one of the mystery boxes at the Immaculate Conception Summerfest July 19 in Rice. Avery is the daughter of Josh and Miranda Pogreba.