May,2013

Former Verso employees mourn losses, celebrate good times

Former Verso employees mourn losses, celebrate good times

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com At times, the gathering seemed like a funeral, with tears falling and speakers choking back emotions. Later, at the picnic that followed, the sadness was replaced with plenty of happy memories and [...]

People gather to honor all who served country

People gather to honor all who served country

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The weather was chilly, the wind was brisk, but the band played on at the Memorial Day service May 27 in Sartell’s Veterans Park. [...]

Veterans and residents honor departed heros

Veterans and residents honor departed heros

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Members of the American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and families and friends gathered at the old cemetery in St. Joseph for the Memorial Day [...]

Troop 11 members, past and present, invited to birthday bash

Troop 11 members, past and present, invited to birthday bash

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The search is on for former Boy Scouts who were, at one time or another, members of Sartell Boy Scout Troop 11, which is about to celebrate its 50th birthday. [...]

Kennedy students experience double blackout day

Kennedy students experience double blackout day

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com   Students at Kennedy Community School recently experienced a double blackout day. A blackout day had been planned by the eighth-grade Youth Energy Summit team to try to conserve energy on May [...]

Police department to begin enforcing parking-pad ordinance June 1

Police department to begin enforcing parking-pad ordinance June 1

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph Police Chief Pete Jansky wants to remind people his department will begin enforcing the new parking-pad ordinance beginning June 1. Ordinance 52.10-7 was determined last year, but Jansky said the [...]

Father, son – both veterans – attend ceremonies

Father, son – both veterans – attend ceremonies

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Myron and Dennis Ayer, father and son, who were born and raised in Sartell, had a lot to remember on Memorial Day last Monday. [...]

Budding preschool Picassos display artwork

Budding preschool Picassos display artwork

by Mike Nistler news@thenewsleaders.com You would think children 3- to 5-years old might be a bit overwhelmed studying and then trying to duplicate the work of such artists as Georgia O’Keefe and Marc Chagall. You would [...]

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