St. Joseph

Youth orchestra strings together talent, diversity

Youth orchestra strings together talent, diversity

by Steven Wright news@thenewsleaders.com Since he was old enough to walk, Michael Zellgert has lived and breathed music and the fine arts. An accomplished violinist, Zellgert’s talents started to take root at the age of 6 [...]

A chilly winter walk

A chilly winter walk

photo by Kelly Brown Brown was at Klinefelter park recently, taking his dog for a winter walk in the park when he spotted this little guy. The squirrel looked like he was giving himself a hug [...]

Hazardous-waste facility hopes for more customers

Hazardous-waste facility hopes for more customers

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Last year, 5,750 people brought waste products to the Regional Household Waste Facility in Waite Park, and about 36 tons of waste was collected. [...]

Art sales see a steady stream of visitors

Art sales see a steady stream of visitors

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Local artists saw a steady stream of visitors at Minnesota Street Market and Bruno Press at the December holiday sale. Visitors had a chance to see Mary Bruno demonstrate her art on [...]

Student Spotlight: Klein stands up to bullies to help others

Student Spotlight: Klein stands up to bullies to help others

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Cathedral High School junior Amber Klein says students face incredible stress at the high school level because they are constantly being put under pressure by teachers, parents and others to be the [...]

A historical perspective from 25 years ago – Jan. 19, 1990

A historical perspective from 25 years ago – Jan. 19, 1990

Van still haunts St. Joseph residents by¬†Stuart Goldschen news@thenewsleaders.com Among the thousands of leads gathered, investigated and filed away by police authorities in the case of Jacob Wetterling’s abduction, one stands out and still haunts St. [...]

Welcome sign not so welcome anymore

Welcome sign not so welcome anymore

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com A sign welcoming visitors to St. Joseph may soon be empty space. The sign, which sits beside Old Hwy 52 and Hwy 75, is on property belonging to Mike Deutz, and it’s [...]

‘Fur trader’ Petersen speaks to ASA students

‘Fur trader’ Petersen speaks to ASA students

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Retired anthropologist and museum educator Douglas Petersen recently spoke to ASA sixth-grade students about fur-trading voyageurs in Minnesota history. Sixth-grade teacher Susan Huls said the class was studying Minnesota history in social [...]

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