St. Joseph

‘Find Jacob’ billboard campaign begins

‘Find Jacob’ billboard campaign begins

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Twenty-five years is a very long time for an 11-year-old boy to remain missing, but the parents of Jacob Wetterling are not giving up on finding him, and neither is law enforcement. [...]

Families attend fire department’s safety fair

Families attend fire department’s safety fair

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Hundreds of people attended the Safety Fair Oct. 10 at St. Joseph Community Fire Hall. Many of them brought their families. The event was popular with many area children. It included free [...]

Book explores worldwide marvel – Abbey Church

Book explores worldwide marvel – Abbey Church

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Flash back to 60 years ago: “A church constructed of reinforced concrete? You gotta be kidding.” At first, that idea was preposterous and even shocking to many people who had come to [...]

Young to give talk on Breuer, Benedictines

Young to give talk on Breuer, Benedictines

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com   Author Victoria M. Young will give a talk entitled “Marcel Breuer and the Benedictines: A Modern Collaboration” in the St. John’s Abbey Chapter House at 7:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 on [...]

Task force to examine city’s facilities needs

Task force to examine city’s facilities needs

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com A facilities-needs task force will soon start meeting for five times between now through December to try to determine what, if anything, St. Joseph should have for new amenities. Community center? New [...]

Mayor Schultz explains sales-tax ballot question

Mayor Schultz explains sales-tax ballot question

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The City of St. Joseph currently gets back $1.42 for every dollar residents pay into the regional half-cent sales tax, according to St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz. [...]

SJN City Council Candidate Steve Frank

SJN City Council Candidate Steve Frank

Stephen Frank Family: Married to Barbara for 47 years. She retired as coordinator of housing at St. John’s University. One son, Thomas, graduated from St. John’s Prep School and SJU. Resided in St. Joseph since 1989. [...]

St. Joseph City Council Candidate Matt Killam

St. Joseph City Council Candidate Matt Killam

Matt Killam Family: Wife – Michelle; Children: Mason, 7; Jake, 5; and Devon, 3. Biographical background: Employment – Coborn’s Inc. – Loss-control analyst Education – Minnesota State Mankato – bachelor’s degree in marketing; Minnesota School of [...]

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