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A banner comprised of artworks made by immigrants graces the lobby of the Paramount Theater in downtown St. Cloud.

‘Free at Last’ evokes fears, hopes of refugees

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A stunning exhibit in images and text will tell the story of the hopes, fears, accomplishments, disappointments and dreams of immigrant refugees who came so far to a new world called America. “Free at Last: Journey of Hope” will open Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in downtown […]

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After winning first-place at regionals at Hinckley last week, the Sartell Muskies are heading to the state tournament at Delano for Saturday, Aug. 24. Team members include the following: (kneeling, left to right) Jace Otto, Andrew Deters, Travis Weaver, Drew LaBeaux, Jake Sweeter, Shawn Schoen and Rob Voshell (standing) Dan O'Connell, Brian Schellinger, Tony Schmitz, David Deminsky, Luke Sweeter, Tim Burns, Adam Wenker, Adam Schellinger, Cole Jenkins, manager Randy Beckstrom and draftee Chad Schwegel. Team members not pictures are Dave Schlangen and Booner Lewllyn. This is manager Beckstrom's 25th year with the Sartell Muskies.

Sartell Muskies head to state

contributed photo After winning first-place at regionals at Hinckley last week, the Sartell Muskies are heading to the state tournament at Delano on Saturday, Aug. 24. Team members include the following: (kneeling, left to right) Jace Otto, Andrew Deters, Travis Weaver, Drew LaBeaux, Jake Sweeter, Shawn Schoen and Rob Voshell; (standing) Dan O’Connell, Brian Schellinger, […]

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Nagel is new principal at Kennedy

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Dr. Judy Nagel began her new position Aug. 6 as principal at Kennedy Community School for the 2013-14 school year. Nagel will serve as interim principal and will replace Diane Moeller, who is now the district’s assistant superintendent. “I applied for the Kennedy position because of its excellent reputation, supportive community […]

Breakfast rallies support for breast-cancer walk

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com On the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society, fundraisers and researchers are determined that breast cancer and other forms of the disease will be extinct as dinosaurs long before another 100 years rolls around. That determined hope was apparent Aug. 14 at the kickoff-breakfast for “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer […]

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Many parishioners decided to take advantage of the sunny weather by enjoying their picnic lunch outdoors.

Church dedicates new parish center

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Church of St. Joseph dedicated its new parish center on Thursday, Aug. 15. The celebration began with a Mass, followed by the dedication and an appreciation picnic meal. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, of the Church of St. Joseph, along with Abbot John Klassen, OSB, and Joseph Feders, OSB, from […]