July 18th, 2013

Old-timers gather to reminisce about games gone by

Old-timers gather to reminisce about games gone by

by Mike Nistler news@thenewsleaders.com It was a grand old day at Schneider Field in St. Joseph last Saturday as old-timers who once donned the hometown uniform gathered to relive memories. Some took a few swings of [...]

Fristad to start ’round-the-world mission trip

Fristad to start ’round-the-world mission trip

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Bethany Fristad of Sartell is about to set off on an around-the-world trip with extended stops in 11 countries for an 11-month period. But it won’t be the typical sight-seeing pleasure trip [...]

All Saints Academy teacher Huls keeps faith in cancer fight

All Saints Academy teacher Huls keeps faith in cancer fight

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com All Saints Academy teacher Susan Huls is keeping her faith as she battles Stage II breast cancer. While chatting at lunch with her co-workers last Oct. 2, Huls felt a sudden semi-sharp [...]

Benefit set for woman in second cancer battle

Benefit set for woman in second cancer battle

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Amanda Stewart conquered colon cancer five years ago, and after a four-year respite during which she was cancer-free, she is now battling the disease again. [...]

‘BRAsterpiece’ designed to bring hope to breast-cancer sufferers

‘BRAsterpiece’ designed to bring hope to breast-cancer sufferers

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Bras, bras and more bras – of all shapes, sizes and colors – will be exhibited starting July 1 in a show entitled “BRAsterpiece” at the River’s Edge Convention Center in downtown [...]

Tyrants everywhere should heed Malala’s United Nations speech

Tyrants everywhere should heed Malala’s United Nations speech

The standing ovation received by Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations last week was a tremendous moment for humanity. Yousafzai is the 16-year-old Pakistani girl who was viciously shot in the head by Taliban thugs while [...]

Riley Petron carnival benefit set July 27

Riley Petron carnival benefit set July 27

 by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Family and friends of Riley Petron, 2, have organized a carnival benefit from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at the Resurrection Lutheran Church. Riley is the middle child of Jake and [...]

Could Trayvon Martin incident happen here?

Could Trayvon Martin incident happen here?

This country is a bit uneasy these days following the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. His accussed killer, George Zimmerman, was aquitted of all charges by a six-person jury. Zimmerman shot Martin, he said, in [...]

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