St. Joseph

Contestants think outside the box

Contestants think outside the box

photo by Tara Wiese The first of three ‘Movies in the Park’ nights was held June 24 at Millstream Park. Besides showing the movie The Boxtrolls, attendees were also encouraged to make box cars. The box [...]

Sartell stunned by yet another murder

Sartell stunned by yet another murder

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com Sartell remains stunned by the shock of yet another one of its promising young men being murdered in the Fargo-Moorhead area. [...]

Part 1 of 3: Minnesotans were key to winning Civil War

Part 1 of 3: Minnesotans were key to winning Civil War

by Rosie Court Guest Writer The American Civil War from 1861-65 was a defining event in the history of our country, a conflict that nearly crushed the spirit of the American people. [...]

Fourth of July

Fourth of July

contributed photo Have a happy and safe Fourth of July from all of us here at the Newsleader!                 [...]

Truck fire on I-94 stops traffic

Truck fire on I-94 stops traffic

photo by Quentin Donabauer Around 2 p.m. June 18, a semi-truck caught fire on I-94 near St. Joseph. Quentin Donabauer captured these images from his nearby home. The driver is reportedly safe. County and state authorities [...]

Norway band to participate in July 4 parade

Norway band to participate in July 4 parade

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com The Store Bergan Skolekorps school band from Norway will perform in this year’s July 4 parade, organized by the St. Joseph Lions Club. The band includes 42 members who will march in [...]

Parachuter glides over communities

Parachuter glides over communities

photo by Logan Gruber A parachuter was seen between St. Joseph and Sartell near CR 133 on the evening of June 21. Imagine the view from above on a clear, calm Sunday evening.   [...]

City considers adding community planner

City considers adding community planner

by Logan Gruber operations@thenewsleaders.com At the June 15 St. Joseph City Council meeting, adding a community planner as a new staff position was discussed. Nothing solid has been decided yet. The city has asked staff to [...]

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