February 6th, 2014

Man’s rescue from lake forges bonds with life savers

Man’s rescue from lake forges bonds with life savers

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Josh Johnson of Sartell fell through the ice, he struggled and screamed for help for 25 minutes until his strength gave out, and he sank under the icy water of Little [...]

New baby barges into 11-below morning

New baby barges into 11-below morning

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com What kind of baby would want to be born in a Dodge Ram truck in 11-below-zero weather? Well, tiny Neely Erickson didn’t seem to mind. Not at all. She was ready to [...]

Perske begins the ‘toughest’ marathon

Perske begins the ‘toughest’ marathon

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell Mayor Joe Perske, a long-time marathon runner, estimates he’s run close to 90,000 miles so far in his life, but recently he just started a marathon he says will be the [...]

Panel demands stringent safety against clergy abuse

Panel demands stringent safety against clergy abuse

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com There are 14 priests or monks living at the St. John’s Abbey who may still pose a danger to children, according to two attorneys, a former monk and two grown men who [...]

Hiemenz has served rod, gun club for 40 years

Hiemenz has served rod, gun club for 40 years

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders St. Joseph resident Ken Hiemenz is a man who has served on several organizations for long periods of time. One of those organizations is the St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club. [...]

Superintendent finalists interviewed

Superintendent finalists interviewed

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The choice for a new superintendent in Sartell was expected to be announced as early as Friday, Feb. 7. As of Newsleader press time Wednesday morning, only one of the three finalists [...]

‘Crazy-but-smarter’ Munden to take icy plunge again

‘Crazy-but-smarter’ Munden to take icy plunge again

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com MaryBeth Munden admits she’s crazy. Every winter she willingly plunges into ice-cold water. “Yes, I’m crazy,” she said, laughing. “But I’m getting smarter. This year I won’t be taking the plunge until [...]

Water celebration set at United Methodist

Water celebration set at United Methodist

“Water” will be the topic of much fun and education when First United Methodist Church in Sartell presents “Are You Thirsty? A Celebration of Water for all Ages.” The program, to which all people of all [...]

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