St. Joseph

Students start new organics recycling program

Students start new organics recycling program

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Students at Kennedy Community started a new organics recycling program on March 20. They are taking all organic material and rerouting it to a composting facility, away from a landfill. The program [...]

People can sign petition at Sal’s Bar

People can sign petition at Sal’s Bar

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com The St. Joseph Newsleader has received calls about how and where to sign a petition opposing the construction of a government center. There are copies of the petition that can be signed [...]

Traffic lights activated at CR 2, 3 on Hwy. 75

Traffic lights activated at CR 2, 3 on Hwy. 75

      contributed photo New traffic signal lights at the intersection of CR 2, 75 and 3 were activated last week. The intersection has been the site of several crashes.       [...]

Sorell named Volunteer of the Year

Sorell named Volunteer of the Year

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Even a quick reading of the resume of Sartell Senior Volunteer of the Year Jan Sorell is apt to exhaust the average person because she has crammed so much work into a lifetime [...]

Fund established for police officer’s family

Fund established for police officer’s family

The Central Minnesota Credit Union in St. Joseph is accepting checks for a fund on behalf of the family of Joe Schmitz, the Sartell police officer who died March 27 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Checks [...]

Crash injures one man, closes roads

Crash injures one man, closes roads

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders A crash between a pickup and semitrailer injured one man and closed parts of two area roads April 2. The crash occurred in the morning at the intersection of Stearns CR 2 [...]

Brinkman to discuss local history

Brinkman to discuss local history

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleader.com Marilyn Salzl Brinkman, a local author and historian, will share stories and other information about people and events of local history from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25 at the Church of St. [...]

Kennedy future problem-solvers place at state meet

Kennedy future problem-solvers place at state meet

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com A Kennedy Community School eighth-grade future-problem-solving team placed third in its oral presentation at the state meet March 29 at Centennial Middle School in Lino Lakes. Seventh- and eighth-grade future problem-solvers at [...]

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