December 12th, 2013

Baby dolls bring instant delight to elderly

Baby dolls bring instant delight to elderly

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Two newborn babies, Ruby and Jack, continue to warm the hearts of residents and staff at Country Manor in Sartell. Residents hold the babies, feed the babies, burp the babies, coo at [...]

Sisters celebrate 150th anniversary

Sisters celebrate 150th anniversary

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Sisters from the Order of St. Benedict recently celebrated its 150th anniversary of moving from St. Cloud to St. Joseph. The nuns recently hosted parishioners to cinnamon rolls and coffee at [...]

Red-kettle donations down for this time of year

Red-kettle donations down for this time of year

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When people see Salvation Army bell-ringers standing in front of area stores, they often think of holiday presents for the needy or of aid during natural disasters. Most probably do not think [...]

Grinch has change of heart, returns figurines

Grinch has change of heart, returns figurines

There is at least one mean-spirited grinch up to no good in St. Joseph this pre-Christmas season. But there is hope, because the grinch or grinches apparently had a change of heart. [...]

‘Man behind camera’ honored by city council

‘Man behind camera’ honored by city council

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Ted Venske, the official Sartell City Council videographer, was honored Monday night by council members for his three years of dedicated videotaping. Mayor Joe Perske thanked him for all the work he’s [...]

Local authors write ‘Dance with the Elephant’ book

Local authors write ‘Dance with the Elephant’ book

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com With a title like “Dance with the Elephant: Life’s Cosmic Equation,” readers might wonder what they are going to be reading when they pick up this book, but they will soon find [...]

Concerns grow about safety on Pinecone Road South

Concerns grow about safety on Pinecone Road South

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com There are increasing concerns about pedestrian and motorist safety on Pinecone Road S., and the Sartell City Council is determined to do something about it. In recent years, that area has grown [...]

All Saints Academy to present ‘Legend of the Christmas King’

All Saints Academy to present ‘Legend of the Christmas King’

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Students have been busy practicing their songs for the story that revolves around Artaban (Artie) as he travels to Bethlehem in search of the newborn King of Kings. Along the way he [...]

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