A Sartell Police Department squad has a ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag decal on a rear window. (Credit: Jenny Berg)

Sartell to remove 'Thin Blue Line' flag decals after request from ACLU-MN

A 22-year-old resident and the ACLU lead the charge to remove the politicized decals.
The Rev. Bob Koopmann played a song on the new upgraded organ at the Abbey at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., on Tuesday.

St. John's revamped pipe organ 'takes you into the divine'

September 15
A renowned organ builder added nearly 3,000 pipes to the 60-year-old organ.
Luz C. Tirana-Echeverria meanders through the Rest Area Garden, part of Munsinger and Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud.

St. Cloud's riverside gardens are a 'crown jewel' of central Minnesota — and they're open to all

September 13
Munsinger Gardens is the only public garden in Minnesota that hugs the shoreline of the Mississippi River.
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at King's Inn on U.S. Hwy. 10 on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (Credit: Watab Township Chairperson Julie Johnson)

Former St. Cloud-area supper club, strip joint a total loss after fire

September 13
Sauk Rapids Fire Chief Jason Fleming said the fire is suspicious.
Sartell’s public safety facility, which houses the police and fire departments, is pictured Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Sartell man arrested following five-hour standoff with police

September 8
Officials said the suspect was known to them from previous domestic assault incidents.
Joseph S. Vogel (Credit: Stearns County Jail)

St. Cloud man pleads not guilty to animal cruelty, sexual assault charges

September 8
In two separate cases, the 22-year-old faces felonies for reportedly slitting a dog's throat and raping a woman.
Sartell-St. Stephen Superintendent Jeff Ridlehoover started with the central Minnesota school district in July 2021.
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Q&A: New Sartell superintendent starts school year with eye on equity

September 6
After facing a firestorm in his first weeks on job, Jeff Ridlehoover talks about leadership and closing the achievement gap.

Coleman plant in Sauk Rapids closing, eliminating 175 jobs

September 3
The company filed notice with the state that it will close the plant, which makes Stearns life jackets.
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