Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Marys Cathedral, St. Cloud, MN for Father Richard Walz, age 65, who died Friday at his home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rockville, MN. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at St. Marys Cathedral and from [...]

Jerome A. Jerry Sand, age 79 of Freeport, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, September 25, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 29 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish [...]

Richard N. Dick Wanderscheid, age 72 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Friday, September 26, 2014 after a year-long battle with cancer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 2 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Rev. Greg Paffel [...]

Rose Marie Hiltner, age 85 of Freeport, passed away after a short battle with cancer on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at her home in Freeport, Minnesota A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Roger Klassen, O.S.B. officiating. Interment will [...]

Robert Bob Loxtercamp, age 70 of Sauk Centre, went to follow in his son, Jacks footsteps to the beyond Saturday, September 27, 2014 peacefully at his home in Sauk Centre Township, Stearns County, Minnesota. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 3 at St. Pauls Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with [...]

Stearns County’s Board of Commissioners approved a preliminary 2015 budget and levy of nearly $131 million for 2015, a 1.61 percent reduction in spending. Although spending is down, the budget does include a levy increase of 1.81 percent and a total levy of nearly $70 million, due to increased caseloads in Human Services and a [...]

Truck drivers and related businesses are encouraged to attend free truck weight education training taking place in St. Cloud on Saturday, Oct.1. This workshop will explain in easy to understand terms how to comply with Minnesota’s truck weight regulations at various times of the year. The course takes the guesswork out of knowing what a [...]

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Fingers are amazing, and we often take for granted the world we live in because of the convenience of having these amazingly agile tools. Simple tasks like opening up a beverage to scratching a bug bite are all attributed to the one thing that sets us apart from the rest of [...]

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