St. Cloud Area Fun Singers to perform

The St. Cloud Area Fun Singers will offer a delightful afternoon of holiday music and humorous anecdotes at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 in the Celebration Lutheran Church Gathering Place. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a friend. Refreshments will be served. The event is sponsored by the Sartell Senior Connection. Call 320-253-4036 for […]


Group sells ‘bricks,’ raises money for Uganda trip

Fifteen people, most of them members of Celebration Lutheran Church, have gone into a fundraising mode, hoping to raise enough for a two-week trip to Uganda to build a school. Although the trip won’t take place until next August, time is of the essence as organizers have to raise funds in advance to ensure the […]

Jesse Raden, yard manager for Borgert Products Inc. in St. Joseph, dumps hundreds of gallons of water on a permeable interlocking concrete paving system Nov. 13 to show how quickly it absorbs the water.

St. Joseph company is leader in ‘green’ building

About 20 men and women in the construction industry recently journeyed to St. Joseph to get a lesson in a growing area of environmentally friendly building practices. Hosted by Borgert Products Inc. of St. Joseph, the two-day school offered an introduction to permeable-interlocking-concrete-pavement installation, a practice that helps reduce the amount of run-off in rivers, that […]


Students gather to celebrate

The campus of the College of St. Benedict glowed with flickering lights Nov. 27 when students gathered outdoors to celebrate “Christmas at Saint Ben’s.” Hundreds of students cheered as CSB President Mary Ann Baenninger plugged in the 20-foot-tall Christmas tree, covered with more than 3,000 white lights. Many of the students held small candles or […]


Fenlasons grace pages of ‘Golf Business Magazine’

Many people who pick up the November issue of “Golf Business Magazine” will be pleasantly surprised to find a large photo of two familiar, friendly faces – Kittie and Linda Fenlason of Sartell. The Fenlasons, who are sisters-in-law, are the owners-operators of Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sartell. They are the subjects of a laudatory […]

Survey to help city prioritize services

Residents have a chance to share their thoughts on city services in an effort to make them better. The city is participating in an online survey offered by the League of Minnesota Cities. Specifically, the survey looks at city services and how they can be improved. This is the second time the city has participated. […]

GNTC to hold auditions for ‘Something’s Afoot’

by Lois Bauer-Rieffer The Great Northern Theater Company will hold auditions for their dinner-theater production called “Something’s Afoot,” which is a reprisal of the first GNTC dinner-theater production at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 4 and 6 in the choir room at Rocori High School. Callbacks will be Thursday Dec. 13, if necessary. Rehearsals […]

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Lions to raise funds, toys for tots Dec. 2 at Blue Line Bar and Grill

A Sartell Lions meat raffle and football raffle on Sunday, Dec. 2 will raise funds for Lions’ projects, as well as toys for the “Toys for Tots” program. It will all take place from noon until 3 or 4 p.m. at the Blue Line Bar and Grill during the Vikings-Green Bay game. Those who come […]