February 21st, 2013

Sabre dancers earn 2nd, 4th at state tourney

Sabre dancers earn 2nd, 4th at state tourney

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com After winning fourth-place in the jazz category Friday, the Sartell Sabre Dance Team came back Saturday like gangbusters and danced-kicked their way into second-place honors at the Class AA statewide high-kick [...]

Joetown Snowtown draws some families

Joetown Snowtown draws some families

by TaLeiza Calloway – news@thenewsleaders.com It was a sunny and crisp Minnesota day at Centennial Park last weekend in St. Joseph. Temperatures neared the 20s and a towering sledding hill was in full use by those [...]

Richason named statewide social-studies ‘Teacher of Year’

Richason named statewide social-studies ‘Teacher of Year’

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com Social studies and education are practically birthrights for Jen Richason, Sartell Middle School teacher who was recently honored with the Minnesota Middle School Social Studies Teacher of the Year. [...]

Lots of love, teamwork led to triumphant smiles

Lots of love, teamwork led to triumphant smiles

by Cori Hilsgen – news@thenewsleaders.com Local residents Mitchell Schleper and his sister, Haley, will initiate a smile when they find something intriguing, humorous or are just excited about something. For the Schlepers, that smile was formed [...]

Superintendent search in full swing

Superintendent search in full swing

by Janelle Von Pinnon – news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Cloud Area School District 742 School Board will conduct Community At-Large meetings with each of three prospective superintendent candidates from 5-5:45 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 25-27 (one candidate each [...]

Annual Nun Banquet provides fellowship while supporting a cause

Annual Nun Banquet provides fellowship while supporting a cause

by TaLeiza Calloway – news@thenewsleaders.com For the more than 200 people who attended the eighth annual Nun Banquet in St. Joseph, the event serves as a family tradition, a way to support a good cause and [...]

Morgan publishes book of history explorations

Morgan publishes book of history explorations

by Dennis Dalman – news@thenewsleaders.com When Bill Morgan looks out the window of his home to watch the birds and hear their happy chatter at the bird feeder, he can also sometimes almost hear the snuffling, [...]

Cast members react to ‘Guys and Dolls’ experience

Cast members react to ‘Guys and Dolls’ experience

by Todd Orth – news@thenewsleaders.com (Editor’s note: The following sampling of quotes from crew and cast members of the Sartell Middle School musical, “Guys and Dolls,” was submitted by the show’s publicity director, Todd Orth of [...]

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