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April 29

                      ••••••••••••••• Benton County Agricultural Society was among 34 regional arts projects recently awarded funding through the Central Minnesota Arts Board. It received $7,000, to engage the Central Minnesota community in the study, appreciation and history of glass arts during a live glass demonstration by […]

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April 29

•••••••••••••••••••• Two Sartell students attending St. Cloud State University are among SCSU’s 26 Excellence in Leadership Award honorees. They are Abshiro Hussein Mayow, bachelor’s degree in biomedical science; and Sally L. Traut, Sartell, bachelor’s degree in elementary education. The Excellence in Leadership Award, currently in its 28th year, recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and academic commitment. […]

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April 29

                      ••••••••••••••• Four St. Joseph organizations and events were among 34 regional arts projects recently awarded funding through the Central Minnesota Arts Board. They are the following: College of St. Benedict, $1,564, for a day-long piano festival and competition for 65 pre-college students from local […]

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April 22

Kendra Butkowski, daughter of Kara and Dennis Butkowski of St. Joseph, is studying in Guatemala during spring semester 2016 through the Center for Global Education at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University. Butkowski is a junior nutrition major at CSB. •••••••••••••••••••• Al and Margie Kalla of St. Joseph will celebrate their 50th […]

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April 22

CORRECTION: The correct date for the Sartell Lion’s Spring Cleanup is Saturday, April 30. The event is from 8 a.m.-noon and will meet in the Sartell Middle School parking lot.   •••••••••••••••• •••••••••••••••• ••••••••••••••••• ••••••••••••••••• McKenna Wensman, a senior at Cathedral High School, has received the 2016 Williams Integracare Clinic Make-a-Difference scholarship, presented to students who are impactful […]

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April 15

Event recognizes Tri-County Action Program helping to end poverty    The Tri-County Action Program, or “Tri-CAP,” received a Best Practices Award for its Tax Program financial literacy initiative, “Save It, Fix It, Spend It.” The awards go to local Community Action programs that have achieved outstanding and measurable impacts in helping low-income households achieve greater […]

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April 15

Paid engagement 4/15 Reile-Krippner Grace Reile and Brian Krippner announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents are Oak and Kirsten Reile of Fargo, N.D., and Charles and Susan Krippner of St. Joseph. Reile, a 2008 graduate of Fargo North High School and a 2012 graduate of Minnesota State University-Moorhead, is an elementary school teacher in Alexandria, […]