February 20th, 2014

Augustin leads tour down Oscar’s memory lane

Augustin leads tour down Oscar’s memory lane

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Shirley Temple, the most world-famous and beloved of all child movie stars, won the first “Special Juvenile Oscar” at the 1935 Academy Awards ceremony. She died Feb. 10 at her California home [...]

Who gives a hoot? I do

Who gives a hoot? I do

  photo by Kelly Brown This snowy owl was captured on camera by Kelly Brown of St. Joseph. He had heard there were snowy owls in the area and so he went on a quest to [...]

Funds benefit teen’s dying wishes

Funds benefit teen’s dying wishes

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Family, friends and well-wishers of BriAnna Kruzel of Sartell are determined to raise funds in honor of the talented, widely beloved girl who died suddenly, unexpectedly and tragically at the young age [...]

More than 250 people attend Avon Hills conference

More than 250 people attend Avon Hills conference

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com More than 250 people, including 24 children,  attended the “Living in the Avon Hills” conference held on Saturday, Feb. 1 at St. John’s University. Two local presenters at the conference included Susan [...]

Whimsical lunacy takes center stage in ‘Seussical’

Whimsical lunacy takes center stage in ‘Seussical’

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The whimsical lunacy of the fabulous Dr. Seuss is unleashed full force in the play, Seussical the Musical Jr., a play to be performed for three shows starting Feb. 27-March 1 at [...]

Living a mindful life to reduce stress

Living a mindful life to reduce stress

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A stress reduction technique called “mindfulness” is gaining popularity in the healthcare field, workplaces and other areas. Certified nurse practitioner Kathleen Mahon recently presented that topic at the CentraCare Health Plaza. February is [...]

Sartell Knowledge Bowl teams excel at meet

Sartell Knowledge Bowl teams excel at meet

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The members of the varsity team are Sam Chappell, Adam Dullinger, Curt Koopmeiners, Gopi Ramanathan and Quinn Skoog. That team earned 109 points to win first. Second was St. John’s Prep School [...]

Sartell joins ‘GreenStep Cities’ program

Sartell joins ‘GreenStep Cities’ program

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell is now a participant in the “GreenStep Cities” program, which assists cities throughout Minnesota to develop “Best Practices” methods to enhance energy efficiency, economic development and all-around healthier cities and residents. [...]

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