October 10th, 2013

Wild, wind-swept wisps

Wild, wind-swept wisps

photo by Kathryn Bjorke A resident of St. Joseph snapped this unusual cloud formation last week from her backyard on the southeast side of St. Joseph.         [...]

Mahjong catches on at Senior Connection

Mahjong catches on at Senior Connection

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com As the ceramic tiles click and clack, four women with intense faces choose and discard the tiles on the table, trying to achieve pongs, kongs and chows and even resorting at times [...]

Lyon retires after 20 years of firefighting

Lyon retires after 20 years of firefighting

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Mike Lyon has retired from the St. Joseph Volunteer Fire Department after serving the city and the area for 20 years. [...]

Skaters celebrate hockey arena’s 10th birthday

Skaters celebrate hockey arena’s 10th birthday

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It was a big, happy party on ice Oct. 5 as skaters young and old, pros and beginners, zipped and zig-zagged on the indoor rink of Bernick’s Arena to celebrate its 10th [...]

World Cafe encourages discussion on school district’s future

World Cafe encourages discussion on school district’s future

by Janelle Von Pinnon news@thenewsleaders.com Nearly 100 St. Cloud School District community members gathered to share ideas, explore opportunities and identify challenges at a “World Cafe” event Oct. 8 at Whitney Center in St. Cloud. [...]

Hockey clinched family’s decision to move here

Hockey clinched family’s decision to move here

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell hockey – and a highly rated school system – were the clinchers when the Chris and Kristen Sigurdson family decided to move to the city five years ago. [...]

Seven authors to read from new works

Seven authors to read from new works

Seven local authors will read from their new works at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Teresa Reception Center board room in the Main Building at the College of St. Benedict. The public is invited [...]

Witch’s brew of fears, accusations erupts in ‘The Crucible’

Witch’s brew of fears, accusations erupts in ‘The Crucible’

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com In a Puritan village in 1692, fearful suspicions lead to pointing fingers, betrayals and charges of witchcraft in “The Crucible,” a play which opened Oct. 10 at Sartell High School. [...]

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