January 17th, 2013

St. Joseph students turn into scientists during event at SCSU

St. Joseph students turn into scientists during event at SCSU

by TaLeiza Calloway – news@thenewsleaders.com From determining how to survive a zombie apocalypse, examining the inside of a pig’s heart and  learning how to make ice cream in a plastic bag, the students who participated in the Science [...]

Christian athletes ‘huddle’ Wednesdays at high school

Christian athletes ‘huddle’ Wednesdays at high school

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com The “huddle” includes about 25 athletes, who meet at 8 a.m. every Wednesday morning before school in the choir room of Sartell High School. [...]

Eight therapy dogs visit CSB students

Eight therapy dogs visit CSB students

by Cori Hilsgen – news@thenewsleaders.com Eight central Minnesota therapy dogs recently visited with some College of St. Benedict students before final exams. The dogs visited first-year students to help calm them before testing. Some upper-class students [...]

O’Driscoll works on budget, school funding

O’Driscoll works on budget, school funding

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com Incumbent Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell) was one of 134 newly elected representatives (newcomers and incumbents) who were sworn in last week in the Minnesota House of Representatives. In the House chambers, [...]

Flu inspires woman to pen a poem

Flu inspires woman to pen a poem

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com It’s not every day (or night) that a miserable case of the flu inspires a poem, but that’s what happened to Wilhelmina Moos of Sartell. [...]

Samuel Engelsgjerd performs in St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Samuel Engelsgjerd, son of Nancy Engelsgjerd and Mark Engelsgjerd of St. Joseph, recently performed in the annual St. Olaf Christmas Festival in Northfield, Minn. He is a member of the St. Olaf Choir, and a chemistry [...]

Park board plans winter community event for Feb. 16

Park board plans winter community event for Feb. 16

by TaLeiza Calloway – news@thenewsleaders.com Plans continue to take shape to bring a winter community event to St. Joseph next month. St. Joseph Park Board members voted at their last meeting to host Joe Town-Snow Town, [...]

Munden to take the plunge for Special Olympics

Munden to take the plunge for Special Olympics

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com Some of MaryBeth Munden’s acquaintances are beginning to wonder if she’s part polar bear. Why else would she enjoy plunging into arctic-icy waters every winter? [...]

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