Two open-house events have been scheduled for area fire departments.
The Sartell-LeSauk Fire Department will host its annual open house from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the fire hall. The St. Stephen Fire Department will host an open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the fire hall. In addition, there will also be a “Firefighters’ Breakfast” for the public from 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 6 at the St. Stephen Parish Hall.
Everybody is welcome to attend both open houses to check out all the departments’ firefighting vehicles, to socialize with firefighters and to learn many safety tips from information booths that will be set up onsite. The Sartell Police Department will also be represented.
There will be a variety of attractions and learning experiences for young children.
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.