By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press editor The annual Night at the Library fundraiser began with a death.  Wayne Maker, the class president, was murdered with a blow dart just before announcing who...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In the 1930s and 1940s, Whitewater State Park hosted massive Centennial Pageants to celebrate the settlement of Minnesota and its establishment as a...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor For more than two decades, 3rd graders at St. Charles elementary school have Jumped Rope for Heart, raising money for the American Heart Association.  The...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor No matter the decade, no matter the era, there are always popular songs that sweep the nation.  With a Jukebox as a time machine, the St. Charles 5th and...
By Dakota Swenson, St. Charles Press The Saints continued their playoff run last Wednesday with a game against the two seed Caledonia Warriors. The last time these two teams faced each other, it was...

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By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last Saturday, a group of St. Charles Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their family members sacrificed their Saturday morning in order to...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor “I came to writing not as a reader, but as a daydreamer,” said Allen Eskens last week at the St. Charles Public Library.  As a student, his tendency to...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor As a student at St. Charles High School, Keith Brogan had a very successful career in FFA.  He served as his chapter’s president and in 1992, he was awarded...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor “I can.  We will.”  This short, simple phrase is the 2017-18 theme for the National FFA Organization.  With only four words, the phrase embodies the spirit...
Although Pamela Wendt lives in Rochester, every Sunday afternoon for the past five weeks, she carpooled with friends to the St. Charles senior center for an afternoon of cards.  “I love 500 and...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Following last Friday’s Snow Days coronation at St. Charles High School, newly crowned Queen Elizabeth Muschler was in a slight state of shock.  “It’s...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor The start of the spring track and field season is little more than a month away, and St. Charles head coach Eric Klein is already counting down the days.  “...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor An evening out at the St. Charles Moose Lodge is a regular, Saturday event for many local people.  However, last Saturday, the menu on offer was anything...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In a typical year, three or four Cub Scouts cross over to become Boy Scouts in the Arrow of Light ceremony held in January.  Last Sunday, however, the St....
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last Saturday evening, the fellowship hall at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church was transformed into a ballroom, complete with space for dancing,...

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