Sauk Centre

By Jennie Zeitler Correspondent Sister Anita Jennissen spends her days listening and helping any way she can in the midst of Central American refugees in McAllen, Texas. It is a situation that has touched her heart in big ways. Jennissen grew up in Sauk Centre. Her roots extend back to Long Prairie and great-grandfather Joseph [...]

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The Twin Cities Jazz Festival, in collaboration with Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis, is taking jazz on the road, visiting six Minnesota cities this spring and summer. On Saturday, June 14, the JazzFest will be in Sauk Centre and includes a food fundraiser for the Eagles Healing Nest — a special place for veterans, 310 [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Brenda Baum of Sauk Centre was honored with the AmericInn Employee of the Year in the Housekeeping/Room Attendant category award this year. Brenda has been with the company for 12 years. She moved up to the full-time Head Housekeeper position in 2002. The award can be won by any housekeeping employee [...]

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Stearns County’s Household Hazardous Waste truck will be in Sauk Centre doing a mobile collection on Saturday, June 14. The truck travels to cities around Stearns County over the summer months collecting hazardous products homeowners no longer want or need. The truck will be in Sauk Centre at Bueckers City Sanitation, from 9 a.m. to [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent To help celebrate 75 years of entertainment, Main Street Theatre of Sauk Centre hosted a special event and welcomed actor Charles Hubbell. After the first showing of “Walking with the Enemy,” Hubbell discussed his acting career, the film and his role as Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi SS lieutenant colonel. Born and [...]

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The city of Sauk Centre is offering free disposal Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, of the following items for city residents: Refrigerators and freezers (please remove doors), washers, dryers, stoves, air conditioners, microwaves, dehumidifiers, furnaces, humidifiers, water heaters, computer towers, copiers, laptops, printers, lawn mowers, snow blowers, bikes, exercise equipment, pots, pans, car [...]

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By Kerry Drager Dairyland Peach Contributor The joy of fishing often begins in a child and is carried into adulthood as a lifelong pleasure. Chris Blank of Sauk Centre has been an active fisherman for 30 years. Like many Minnesota youth, he started fishing when he was only 6 years old when his father took [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Meads Department Store in downtown Sauk Centre is thrilled to once again have their front display window entered in the “Window Wars” competition sponsored by Silver Jeans Company of Winnipeg, Manitoba. “We had to preregister,” said Jacki Mead, co-owner with her husband, Terry. “Silver gave us criteria to meet [...]

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