St. Joseph

Fall brings changes for Colts Academy

Fall brings changes for Colts Academy

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com Early Childhood Education Services for St. Cloud School District 742 are on the move. Much of Colts Academy, the former Kennedy building, will now play host to our district’s youngest students. [...]

Kids get clothes, school supplies at ‘Kids Connect’

Kids get clothes, school supplies at ‘Kids Connect’

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Thirty-four children walked away happy from Resurrection Lutheran Church in St. Joseph last weekend with new clothes, shoes, backpacks, school supplies and books, and some of them even sporting new hair cuts. [...]

CNN to feature Wetterling case

CNN to feature Wetterling case

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com The long search for Jacob Wetterling will be featured on an episode of The Hunt, which will air at 8 p.m. (Central time) Sunday, Aug. 31 on CNN, the Cable News Network. [...]

Lions hope to help Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope

Lions hope to help Chad’s Wing at Place of Hope

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com “Chad’s Wing” at Place of Hope in St. Cloud is badly in need of restoration, but it will take at least $5,000 to do the job. At Place of Hope, temporary homes, [...]

Place of Hope: labor of love, leap of faith

Place of Hope: labor of love, leap of faith

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Almost all of the 15 staff members at Place of Hope stayed there at one time or another when they were down on their luck before they had their own housing and [...]

A historical prospective from 25 years ago – Aug. 18, 1989

A historical prospective from 25 years ago – Aug. 18, 1989

Aug. 18, 1989 Millstream Park project entails running water baths by Janelle Von Pinnon, publisher news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph Lions and Lioness clubs recently began a project to improve Millstream Park. They have begun constructing a [...]

Reunion celebration planned for 1994 championship

Reunion celebration planned for 1994 championship

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaers.com Adam Herbst remembers Nov. 25, 1994 as if it were yesterday. That’s the magic day he and his fellow Sartell Sabres won the Class A State Football Championship at the Hubert H. [...]

Craning to watch a Wobegon sunset

Craning to watch a Wobegon sunset

photo by Kelly Brown When the sun sets on the Lake Wobegon Trail you never know what you will capture. I was lucky enough to spot this pair of sandhill cranes recently as they finished up [...]

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