Permits issued by the City of Sartell for single-family homes increased in July compared to last July, with 10 permits issued last month compared to five the previous July.
In the months of July from 2009-11, there were four, three and two permits issued respectively.
The year-to-date (January through July 2013) total value of single-family permit valuatioins was $6.778 million compared to $4.486 million during the same seven-month period in 2012.
Dalman was born and raised in South St. Cloud, graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School, then graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in English (emphasis on American and British literature) and mass communications (emphasis on print journalism). He studied in London, England for a year (1980-81) where he concentrated on British literature, political science, the history of Great Britain and wrote a book-length study of the British writer V.S. Naipaul. Dalman has been a reporter and weekly columnist for more than 30 years and worked for 16 of those years for the Alexandria Echo Press.