September 12th, 2013

Twins honor Vietnam vets; McDonald takes part

Twins honor Vietnam vets; McDonald takes part

St. Joseph resident Mike McDonald (pictured with wife Mary McCarney and children Scott McDonald and Mariah Bautch) was honored as a Vietnam veteran Sept. 9 by the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins are recognizing [...]

Girl Scouts transform neighborhood park

Girl Scouts transform neighborhood park

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Q: How many Girl Scouts does it take to transform a neighborhood park? A: Four Girl Scouts – Scouts with vision, determination and hard work. [...]

Reiland organized regional trail ride after Sept. 11

Reiland organized regional trail ride after Sept. 11

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com More than 130 people biked the Wobegon Trail on Sept. 7 to raise funds for children. Riders started in St. Joseph, Avon and Melrose, and ended in Sauk Centre. [...]

Fasching has ‘large pair of shoes to fill’

Fasching has ‘large pair of shoes to fill’

by Mark Lauer news@thenewsleaders.com What if you were picked to take over for someone who was so honored, so well-respected, that the very thought of being that person’s “replacement” seemed out of the question? And that [...]

New boutique store offers ‘Retail Therapy’

New boutique store offers ‘Retail Therapy’

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A new boutique store located at the corner of Main Street and College Avenue is offering customers a little “Retail Therapy.” In fact, the name of the store is “Retail Therapy Boutique.” [...]

Ninth-grade artist wins five awards

Ninth-grade artist wins five awards

contributed photos Above, Claire Miller of Sartell won four ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair for ninth-grade art. She won second place in pastel for “The Ballerina” (pictured on top row far left) and third place [...]

‘Woofstock’ event exceeds goal of $50,000

‘Woofstock’ event exceeds goal of $50,000

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It looked like a gathering of the tribes – what with colorful banners, tie-dyed costumes and music drifting in the air. And it was, in fact, a “tribal” meeting – “Woofstock,” the [...]

Local lawmakers attend ceremony for USS Minnesota

Local lawmakers attend ceremony for USS Minnesota

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com For the first time since 1907, an advanced naval warship was named after the State of Minnesota, and the new ship is the most state-of-the-art attack submarine in the United States Navy’s [...]

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