January 23rd, 2014

Asseln’s art blends line between photography-painting

Asseln’s art blends line between photography-painting

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Randy Asseln’s friends don’t know whether to call him a photographer or a painter. But that’s OK. Because Asseln is equally adept as a keen taker of photos and as an artist [...]

‘Fore! Gone’ book talks about St. John’s golf course

‘Fore! Gone’ book talks about St. John’s golf course

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Did you know St. John’s University used to have a golf course? The course is described in author Joe Bissen’s book called “Fore! Gone. Minnesota’s Lost Golf Courses, 1897-1999.” [...]

Quilters bring warmth, kindness, comfort to people in need

Quilters bring warmth, kindness, comfort to people in need

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Ardelle Amundson loves to get “thank-you” notes, especially from children. One of them said, in a childish scrawl, “Thank you for giving my mom and I a quilt. It’s really nice and [...]

Fire destroys part of SJU paint shop

Fire destroys part of SJU paint shop

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A paint shop built on the southwest side of St. John’s University campus was recently damaged by fire. A sign on the building states it’s on the National Register of Historic Places. [...]

Sartell hopes to get ‘Safe Routes to School’ grant

Sartell hopes to get ‘Safe Routes to School’ grant

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com An application for a “Safe Routes to School” grant was approved by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting. [...]

BMX racing mentor Cheryl Post dies of cancer

BMX racing mentor Cheryl Post dies of cancer

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Cheryl Post, a local BMX racing mentor recently died after battling stage 4 melanoma for the past year. Post, 53, was diagnosed April 2013 and died at her home. [...]

Tillemans movie to be shown on ‘Holocaust Remembrance Day’

Tillemans movie to be shown on ‘Holocaust Remembrance Day’

by Dennis Dalman news@newsleaders.com “Never forget!” That is the oft-repeated advisory that followed the systematic butchery of Jews and other “undesirables” and ethnic minorities during World War II in Europe. Larry Tillemans is one man who [...]

Student spotlight: Jacob Richter is an avid outdoorsman

Student spotlight: Jacob Richter is an avid outdoorsman

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Jacob Richter is an active teenager – an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, archery and other activities. He is also an athlete and plays hockey and baseball. Richter, 13, is in seventh-grade [...]

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