September 26th, 2013

Beckstrom wants to grow up, but they won’t let him

Beckstrom wants to grow up, but they won’t let him

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Randy Beckstrom’s friends sometimes tease him about how someday, way in the future, he ought to be buried under centerfield in Champion Field in Sartell. Good-natured Beckstrom always laughs. [...]

Cherrico happy to reach goal as full-time potter

Cherrico happy to reach goal as full-time potter

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Years ago, when he enrolled in St. John’s University as a pre-med student, little did Joel Cherrico know at the time he would become totally hooked on pottery, drop his major to [...]

Braulick’s constant challenge: making meals nutritious but tasty

Braulick’s constant challenge: making meals nutritious but tasty

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Families that eat together stay together. That’s an old adage that Brenda Braulick believes. For years, Braulick has been promoting family togetherness centered around food issues: parents and children grocery-shopping together, gardening [...]

Self-confessed ‘nerd’ loves computer trouble-shooting

Self-confessed ‘nerd’ loves computer trouble-shooting

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com With a smile and a chuckle, Blake Thoennes describes himself as a nerd. “I don’t have a pocket protector,” he said. “But I’ve wrecked a lot of shirts from ink pens.” [...]

Post office promotes breast-cancer stamps

Post office promotes breast-cancer stamps

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell postal workers are confident city residents will step up to the plate again and hit a home run for the fight against breast cancer. [...]

Student spotlight: Jonas enjoys working with, rescuing horses

Student spotlight: Jonas enjoys working with, rescuing horses

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Ashley Jonas enjoys riding her two horses and hopes to become an equine veterinarian like her mentor Dr. Nicole Eller-Medina. Jonas and Eller-Medina sometimes show their horses at the same place, the [...]

Get ready, get set, go for ObamaCare

Get ready, get set, go for ObamaCare

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Tuesday, Oct. 1 was the big day for the most major health-care reform program in nearly a half century – the federal Affordable Care Act, also dubbed “ObamaCare.” [...]

Waving red flags save man from being conned

Waving red flags save man from being conned

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Fortunately, red flags of warning popped up in Douglas Gravelle’s head when he received a certain phone call one afternoon recently. [...]

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