October 24th, 2013

Sartell girl raises $1,440 for breast-cancer research

Sartell girl raises $1,440 for breast-cancer research

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When 9-year-old Emily Dauw, a spunky go-getter, says she’s going to do something, you better believe she’s as good as her word. Last week, Emily raised $1,440 for breast-cancer research. It was [...]

Baenninger to leave CSB next June

Baenninger to leave CSB next June

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com MaryAnn Baenninger, 14th president of the College of St. Benedict, has informed the CSB Board of Trustees she will step down from the presidency on June 30, 2014. [...]

Boys, girls soccer teams advance to state

Boys, girls soccer teams advance to state

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com It was a stunning double triumph when the Sartell boys’ and the girls’ soccer teams won Section 8A games late last week that launched them into Class A state competition. [...]

Collegeville credit union still serving members 75 years later

Collegeville credit union still serving members 75 years later

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Collegeville Community Credit Union president and CEO Mark Douvier remembers when he became a member in 1973. His mother gave him $5 for Christmas and marched him over to the CCCU and [...]

Anderson thrives as State Farm agent

Anderson thrives as State Farm agent

 by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com In the tiny town of Tyler, Minn. people teased Dan Anderson with wicked but affectionate jabs, calling him a big TV star and a hotshot. All because Anderson and his new baby [...]

We Day inspires ‘We Scare Hunger’ event

We Day inspires ‘We Scare Hunger’ event

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com More than 40 Kennedy Community School students who recently attended We Day at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul returned to school motivated to take action. One of the actions they [...]

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.” [...]

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