March,2014

First ‘Fare for All’ is a huge success

First ‘Fare for All’ is a huge success

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The parking lot filled early and cars lined the road as people arrived at the first “Fare for All Express” food program held March 17 at Resurrection Lutheran Church. People arriving at the [...]

O’Driscoll hopes to boost de-escalation training

O’Driscoll hopes to boost de-escalation training

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com A bill authored by State Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell) would increase training funds for police who could find themselves in de-escalation crises with returned military veterans. O’Driscoll’s bill calls for increasing the [...]

Annual birdhouse event draws a crowd

Annual birdhouse event draws a crowd

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The back room of the American Legion in St. Joseph was filled with the sounds of shuffling boards, electric drills and lots of chatter March 17 at the 21st annual St. Joseph [...]

Public Works report reveals lots of fun facts

Public Works report reveals lots of fun facts

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell has 96 miles of public streets, 27 miles of bituminous trails, 40 parks, 1,112 fire hydrants and three water-pumping plants. Those are just some of the interesting fun facts within the [...]

Council denies Legends’ expansion request

Council denies Legends’ expansion request

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com On a 3-2 vote, the Sartell City Council nixed a variance request by “Legends of Heritage Place” because of concerns about intrusion in a wetlands area. The decision happened at the March [...]

Farmers’ Winter Market held at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Farmers’ Winter Market held at Resurrection Lutheran Church

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph’s Farmers’ Market held its second-to-last indoor Winter Market March 14 at the Resurrection Lutheran Church fellowship hall. About 10 vendors were set up in the hall. Those vendors offered a variety [...]

Students honored for ‘Live United’ essays

Students honored for ‘Live United’ essays

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Collecting items for food shelves, helping at the humane society, lending a hand to neighbors in need – those are just three ways everyone can “Live United,” which is the theme of [...]

St. Joseph Meat Market brings home the ‘bacon’

St. Joseph Meat Market brings home the ‘bacon’

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Once again, the St. Joseph Meat Market brought home some gold plaques to add to their wall filled with other state and national awards. The Meat Market won eight awards at this [...]

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