Sartell Sabres clobber Moorhead

The Sartell Sabre football team is now officially in competition for the state championship title.

On Nov. 2, the Sabres enjoyed a spectacular win over the Moorhead Spuds at Husky Stadium on the St. Cloud State University campus. That win, 24-16, made the Sabres the winners of the Section 8-5A title.[...]   Read More -->

Dierkhising learns he was 1942 CSB practice baby

by Cori Hilsgen

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Imagine learning that you had gone to the College of St. Benedict when you were a mere infant.

Drake Dierkhising recently learned he had been an honorary member of the CSB class of 1942. He was the home-management department’s baby and served as a practice baby for the seniors who took the class.[...]   Read More -->

Commissioner Jesson visits ‘Panda Playhouse’ daycare

by Dennis Dalman

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As a daycare operator, Amanda Rupar of Sartell said she feels as if she has five or six arms and then, at the end of day, when she says goodbye to the last child, she reverts to being “a normal human with two arms,” as she described it.[...]   Read More -->

Eiyncks share interest in Native American artifacts

by Cori Hilsgen

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Jeff Eiynck has a photo of himself when he was almost 2 years old dressed in a Native American headdress. He and his wife, Sandy, think this is when his interest in the Native American heritage began.

Eiynck is also an avid hunter and trapper so he can relate to some of the Native American traditions.[...]   Read More -->

People encouraged to attend veterans’ parade

A veterans’ parade will take place starting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Veterans Administration Health System campus. National Veterans Day is Nov. 11. This event will be the seventh annual local veterans’ parade, which has been spearheaded each year by the St. Cloud Times. After a social gathering at the VA at 1 p.m., the parade of veterans, along with their loved ones and supporters, will wend its way to nearby Apollo High School. All people are encouraged to attend the event, which is a way to show support and thanks to all veterans who have served their country.[...]   Read More -->

Lake Wobegon trail is seeing some wear and tear

by Cori Hilsgen

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Some cracks have started to appear and tree roots are pushing up through the surface of the much-used Lake Wobegon Regional Trail. The trail, which opened 15 years ago, extends from St. Joseph to Osakis and has a branch that extends northeast of Albany to Morrison county.[...]   Read More -->

New Bishop Kettler installed

by Cori Hilsgen

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Bishop Donald Kettler, 68, was installed as the bishop of the Diocese of St. Cloud this week. He will be the ninth bishop to oversee the 131 Catholic parishes in the diocese.

Installation included solemn vespers, an evening prayer and an installation Mass, all held at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. The Mass was by invitation only, but Kettler requested a lay representative from each parish attend.[...]   Read More -->

How would you rate Sartell city services?

The City of Sartell is inviting all residents to fill in the 2013 Citizen Feedback Survey as to how they are satisfied (or not satisfied) with key city services. The deadline to take the survey is Nov. 15. The results will be published on the city’s website shortly after that deadline date.[...]   Read More -->