December,2012

Gift gallery volunteers needed

Volunteers are being sought to help run the Gift Gallery in a friendly and positive manner. Volunteers must be able to feel comfortable approaching customers, running the cash register and dealing with sales while providing excellent [...]

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven’s gate. Their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air. They could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there. They were [...]

Sartell man responds to horror through poetry

Sartell man responds to horror through poetry

The killings of school children and teachers in Connecticut continues to elicit powerful responses nationwide – sorrow, outrage, tears, calls for reforms and, in the case of a Sartell man, poetry. Dennis Herschbach was so disturbed [...]

Local resident turns poet

Local resident turns poet

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Charles “Charlie” Preble doesn’t have too far to look for poetic inspiration. The 76-year-old retired pastor can simply reflect on the woods and fields that surround his blue farmhouse in St. Joseph [...]

Co-op adds jam sessions to the market

Co-op adds jam sessions to the market

by TaLeiza Calloway news@thenewsleaders.com Marilyn Krzenski is not a silent shopper. When the St. Joseph resident thinks of something, she has to share it. [...]

SMA helps keep music as one of the glories of school district

SMA helps keep music as one of the glories of school district

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Music is one of the crowning glories of the Sartell-St. Stephen School District, and Jody Pasell wants to keep it that way. [...]

Moeller leaving Kennedy for six months

Moeller leaving Kennedy for six months

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Diane Moeller, Kennedy Community School’s principal, will leave Kennedy for six months to cover another position in the St. Cloud School District.   [...]

Lucy the cockatiel is found

Lucy the cockatiel is found

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com After spending a cold and windy night outdoors, Lucy has been found. Lucy is a white, gray and yellow cockatiel. She is 8-year-old Anna Lahr’s pet. Anna is in second grade at [...]

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