St. Joseph

Earth Hour: ‘Light candle, have conversation’

Earth Hour: ‘Light candle, have conversation’

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com As a boy, Wayne Birkholz used to love the magical wonder of star-gazing nights, when from his bedroom window in Maple Grove, he could watch a zillion stars above him and now [...]

South’s Putnam accepts Kennedy principal position

South’s Putnam accepts Kennedy principal position

Laurie Putnam, assistant principal at South Junior High School since 2009, has accepted the principal position at Kennedy Community School in St. Joseph.  The current principal, Dr. Judy Nagel, recently announced she will resign effective June [...]

Welcome sign heads into storage

Welcome sign heads into storage

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com One of three signs welcoming visitors to St. Joseph has bitten the dust. Monday, crews finished the tear-down of the above-ground portion of the sign between CR 75 and Old Hwy 52, [...]

CMCU gets approval for financing from council

CMCU gets approval for financing from council

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com On March 16, the St. Joseph city council approved $125,300 in tax-increment financing – a way to subsidize redevelopment, infrastructure and other community-improvement projects with public financing – for Central Minnesota Credit Union.  The council [...]

A historical perspective from 25 years ago – March 16, 1990

A historical perspective from 25 years ago – March 16, 1990

Congrats on 100 years St. Joseph – let’s celebrate! by Steve Dehler, Centennial Committee, Chair news@thenewsleaders.com Dear community leaders, Congratulations, St. Joseph! You made it! 100 years old and you still look like a spring chicken! Some [...]

Councils approve legislative priorities

Councils approve legislative priorities

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com All six area cities, including St. Joseph, have adopted three legislative priorities they would like the Minnesota Legislature to act upon – or at least to consider – in the 2015 legislative [...]

Water tower lights to turn off for Earth Hour, and then some

Water tower lights to turn off for Earth Hour, and then some

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com The city of St. Joseph will turn off the lights that light up the water tower for an entire night March 28 in response to a request to turn them off for [...]

Kennedy principal leaving at end of June

Kennedy principal leaving at end of June

Earlier this week, the St. Cloud school district released a statement informing the media Dr. Judy Nagel, principal of Kennedy Community School, would be resigning her post, effective June 30 of this year. Nagel was originally hired [...]

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