December 19th, 2013

Children wowed by PME’s ‘Winter Wonderland’

Children wowed by PME’s ‘Winter Wonderland’

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Pine Meadow Elementary kindergartners entered “Winter Wonderland” Dec. 17, they “oohed” and “ahhed” as if they had just seen Santa land in his sleigh. “Wow!” many of them blurted out, wide-eyed. [...]

‘Christmas in a Barn’ set for Dec. 23, 24

‘Christmas in a Barn’ set for Dec. 23, 24

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An antique, straw-filled, wooden bread bowl serves as the cradle for baby Jesus. Children gather near, dressed up as Mary, Joseph, an angel, a shepherd and a donkey. The manger scene takes [...]

Tillemans, man of conscience, subject of documentary

Tillemans, man of conscience, subject of documentary

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A lunch at Kay’s Kitchen in St. Joseph three years ago led to a television documentary about a local man renowned for sharing his first-hand knowledge of Nazi war crimes. [...]

County is reviewing CR 2 bypass road

County is reviewing CR 2 bypass road

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Stearns County engineers are reviewing the CR 2 bypass road because of safety concerns. The new bypass road that was built to redirect traffic away from downtown St. Joseph opened last fall. [...]

Scam call causes sweaty panic – at first

Scam call causes sweaty panic – at first

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com At first, Francis Gomes of Sartell was so rattled by the phone call, he broke out in a sweat. He was utterly incredulous when the official-sounding woman on the other end of [...]

Council votes to move forward on new center

Council votes to move forward on new center

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph City Council recently voted in favor of having consultants prepare documents for a new government center/police station project to open for bids. City staff hopes to have the request [...]

New Little Caesar’s does brisk business in Sartell

New Little Caesar’s does brisk business in Sartell

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The new Little Caesar’s pizza place in Sartell is a dream-come-true for its owners, Marty and Dayna Malinen. It has been doing a brisk, steady business ever since it recently opened. [...]

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 [...]

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