Sartell

Shine on like a supermoon

Shine on like a supermoon

contributed photo A “supermoon” rises over Ruth Lake near Emily, north of Crosby-Ironton. This photo was taken by Mary Reinke of Rice, who was vacationing with her family at that lake when this moon appeared at [...]

After son’s suicide, mother asks questions, gets no answers

After son’s suicide, mother asks questions, gets no answers

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com After her 14-year-old son, Taylor, committed suicide, the grieving process is never-ending for Kristine Brugh of Sartell, who keeps asking herself questions that have no answers. “Why didn’t I tell him I [...]

Sex-trafficking: ‘Our’ girls could become ‘those’ girls

Sex-trafficking: ‘Our’ girls could become ‘those’ girls

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com With his Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln freed slaves, but slavery continues widely in the United States in the form of sex-trafficking. [...]

Tour of Saints set July 20

Tour of Saints set July 20

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The 34th annual Tour of Saints will be held July 20. Riders from 200 Minnesota cities gather in St. Joseph for this ride through rolling hills. Event director Michael Doyle said more [...]

Volunteers needed for kennel project

Volunteers needed for kennel project

Thanks to a grant, the Tri-County Humane Society will be able to repaint its dog kennels and spruce up its walking path, but volunteer human labor is needed. The Society is asking for able-bodied adults who [...]

Peternell, 102, plans to attend St. Stephen Centennial

Peternell, 102, plans to attend St. Stephen Centennial

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com   If Eddie Peternell, age 102, rides in the St. Stephen Centennial Parade Saturday, July 19 – and chances are he will – he’s likely to nab the grand prize for the [...]

Perske keeps running – in more ways than one

Perske keeps running – in more ways than one

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com   When Sartell Mayor Joe Perske said he was running for elective office, he wasn’t kidding – in more ways than one. So far this season, the DFL’er has run in five [...]

Whereabouts of Sartell woman sought

Whereabouts of Sartell woman sought

A woman from Sartell has been reported as missing, and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to help find her. On July 5, the department received a missing-person report from the family members [...]

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