Drug-busting officer given Distinguished Service Award

by Dennis Dalman For many years, Sartell police officer Dan Miller has had a big hand in helping keep the Sartell area – and beyond – drug-free and safer. His peers, well aware of his dedicated work and achievements, recently honored him with the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Minnesota Police Chiefs’ Convention […]

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Cole Stroot helps with the silverware return while Sophie Houghton talks a student through the process and Mason Motschke manages the student traffic flow for a new organic recycling program at Kennedy.

Students start new organics recycling program

by Cori Hilsgen Students at Kennedy Community started a new organics recycling program on March 20. They are taking all organic material and rerouting it to a composting facility, away from a landfill. The program is coordinated by science teacher Rick Wilson, head engineer Dave Ertl and the Youth Energy Summit students. “I am […]


Sorell named Volunteer of the Year

by Dennis Dalman Even a quick reading of the resume of Sartell Senior Volunteer of the Year Jan Sorell is apt to exhaust the average person because she has crammed so much work into a lifetime it makes one’s head spin: Wife, mother, motel owner, school teacher, yearbook director, photographer, editor, school-media teacher, computer instructor, […]

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The Sartell branch of the Liberty Savings Bank is one of five Liberty branches in the area.

Chamber honors Liberty as Business of the Year

by Dennis Dalman Since 1939, Liberty Savings Bank in downtown St. Cloud has been serving loyal customers, and now – with its five locations – it has been honored by the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce as Sartell Business of the Year. The surprise award was presented during the Chamber’s annual banquet April 10 […]