‘Locker’ proponents, opponents address GRRL Board

by Dennis Dalman Despite requests to table or otherwise delay a decision, the St. Cloud-based Great River Regional Library Board voted 13-1 on Sept. 20 to move forward with the process to possibly provide to Sartell a “Local Material Delivery/Return Service.” Voting against the resolution to move forward with the process was Benton County […]


Millstream Arts Festival to be held Sept. 25

by Cori Hilsgen The annual Millstream Arts Festival will take place from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 in downtown St. Joseph. The event is an outdoor juried art show that draws many people to the area and includes a variety of music, dancing, visual arts, literature and poetry, foods, children’s activities and more. […]


LeSauk Lions donate $5,000 to Innovation Center

by Dennis Dalman The LeSauk Township Lions Club donated a check for $5,000 to the City of Sartell to use however it wishes for one or more amenities in the Innovation Center, which will be a part of the Sartell Community Center. The Innovation Center is a space in the community center that will […]


Crossroads stabbing attack still under investigation

by Dennis Dalman Waves of shock, horror, fear and disbelief swept through Central Minnesota and rippled worldwide last weekend after a knife-wielding man went on a sudden rampage and stabbed 10 shoppers in Crossroads Center in St. Cloud. The attacker, 22-year-old Dahir Adan of St. Cloud, was shot to death by an off-duty, part-time […]


Drawdown shows support but hurdles remain

by Dennis Dalman The proposed Little Rock Lake drawdown is far from a done deal, even though a majority of people who filled out survey postcards support the drawdown. Potential hurdles that remain for the proposed project include regulatory permission and cooperation from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and […]

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Greg Schultz is lead singer for the Gregory James Band.

Fundraiser set for Fire Relief Association

There will be a fundraiser for the Sartell Fire Relief Association starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at House of Pizza parking lot in Sartell’s Pine Cone Marketplace. The address of the venue is 1733 Pinecone Road S. The event will feature the country-western sounds of the Gregory James Band, a St. Cloud-based band […]

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United Cerebral Palsy fundraiser to be held Sept. 30

by Cori Hilsgen The United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota Oktoberfest Renaissance Festival benefiting people with disabilities will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at Molitor’s Quarry located at 425 35th St. NE, Sauk Rapids. The event will include food sampling by Applebees, Christine’s Sweet Confections, John Dough’s Pizza, Manea’s Meats, Molitor’s […]