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Area roundup: Lumberjacks fall 6-3 at nationals


SARTELL – St. Cloud State edged Minnesota-Duluth in an NSIC match. El O’Brien (No. 1), Abigail Kantor (No. 2), Marilia Roque Diversi (No. 3) and Jamie Voelker (No. 4) won in singles competition for the Huskies (4-3 NSIC, 6-8 overall). O’Brien and ...

Slain Minnesota student's Snapchat records sought


Bearson, 18, of Sartell, Minn., went missing after leaving a party just south of the NDSU campus in the early morning hours of Sept. 20. He was found three days later about five miles away in the sales lot of an RV dealer in an industrial area of south ...

Dorothy Osborne


Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL ...
Ken (Patty) Osborne of Sartell, Les (Jean) Osborne of New Ulm, Scott (Linda) Osborne of New Ulm, Larry (Dina) Osborne of Gilbert, Arizona ...

After woman's death, overdoses, Minn. officials raise alarm over marijuana wax


Pick, 19, of Sartell, were charged Wednesday in Stearns County District ...
they should support a legalized industry,” said Marcus Harcus, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

Police warn of a new, 'serious' form of marijuana


Pick, 19, of Sartell, and Dustin Ross Zablocki ...
Ramsay, who teaches a police and society class at the University of Minnesota Duluth, said he asked his 40 students Tuesday night if they have heard of the drug, and the "majority of them seem to know ...

Dangerous Drug "Marijuana Wax" is on the Rise in MN


Dustin Zablocki, 18, of St. Cloud, and Justin Pick, 19, of Sartell, were each charged Wednesday with two ...
The drug is called, "Marijuana Wax." The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says it's a powerful drug that's extremely dangerous and can easily ...

Hundreds of items sold at auction of Verso mill equipment


AIM officials have not indicated what they will do with the site once the mill is demolished but have suggested they likely will try to redevelop it, as they are doing with a former Verso mill in Sartell, Minnesota. Dave Milan, the town’s economic ...

Six months since Bearson's body was found. More questions than answers in the case


They found NDSU Freshman Tom Bearson murdered only weeks after moving here from Sartell, Minnesota to start school. Today, authorities still have more questions than answers. Police found the body 18-year-old Tom Bearson tucked back between trailers here ...

No more potty patrol: Sartell editors call lawmakers out for anti-transgender legislation


For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie.com ...
We not alone in calling out the potty patrol. The editors of the Sartell Newsleaders write in Legislators should butt out of transgender policies in schools: The MSHSL ...

Helen C. Tonn, 92, Sartell, formerly of International Falls


Minnesota, Joe (Nancy) Williams of Sartell, Minnesota, Phil Williams of Ranier, Minnesota and Brad Williams of Edina, Minnesota. In addition, she is survived by her sisters Cora Olmsted of International Falls, Minnesota and Betty (Richard) Olen of ...

Shrewd Real Estate's Stat of the Week - Dollar Volume of Homes Sold in St Cloud Area


Today we'd like to take a look at a positive little piece of the real estate market in Central Minnesota. The above graph shows the total dollar volume of homes sold in St Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids,…

Shrewd Real Estate's Newest Listing - 1013 4th St N. Sartell, MN


Shrewd Real Estate is proud to offer its newest listing at 1013 4th St N in Sartell, Minnesota.  Location, location, location...
 That is what this home is all about.  This great bi-level home located…

No more potty patrol: Sartell editors call lawmakers out for anti-transgender legislation


As Bluestem has pointed out in Tim Miller's anti-trans-inclusive bill is all about the bathrooms, he tells Christian talk radio, legislation aimed at reversing a new transgender-inclusive policy set b…

List of Violent Black on White murders in 2014


docknoss: This list is far from all black on white murders. This is just a sample. This list does not include the thousands of white victims who were seriously injured in black on white violence, on…

SK Sartell and the Diamond Bar R Ranch


Once In A LifetimeA moment (a lifetime) ago I was asked to help design a log cabin in the woods. The log cabin became an amazing estate called The Diamond Bar R Ranch. What an honor to be part of such…

Turkeys in the Cornfield


There's a cornfield near our house that always has a beautiful sprinkling of Wild Turkeys and Whitetail Deer. I had my camera on me the other night so I snapped a few photos. …

Girls basketball: Detroit Lakes 62, Sartell 49


DETROIT LAKES – Shay Nielsen scored 28 points to help the fourth-seeded Lakers (20-6) defeat the fifth-seeded Sabres (19-8) in the Section 8-3A quarterfinals. Detroit Lakes plays top-seeded Thief Ri…

Colorado Vet Who Lost Service Dog Gets Help From Minnesotans


http://media.minneapolis. cbslocal.com/CBSMIN_20150 304184826570AA.mp4 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Colorado veteran who recently lost his beloved dog is now starting a new chapter of his life. It’…

CofCC: Memorial Wall 2014 - 400 Black-on-White Murders in 2014 (That could be detected through media censorship)


Memorial Wall 2014 - 400 Black-on-White Murders in 2014 (That could be detected through media censorship)  We have compile the largest sample of black on white murders in 2014 that we possibly could.…

Boys basketball: Detroit Lakes 69, Sartell 60


MOORHEAD – Christian Hedstrom had 29 points to help the Lakers defeat the Sabres in the Section 8-3A semifinals at Minnesota State-Moorhead. Brandon Snoberger put up 20 points for Sartell. Detroit …




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SARTELL

There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in SARTELL MINNESOTA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]



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    Avoiding job scams in SARTELL MINNESOTA

    Scammers know that finding a job can be tough. To trick people looking for honest work, scammers advertise where real employers and job placement firms do. They also make upbeat promises about your chances of employment, and virtually all of them ask you to pay them for their services before you get a job. But the promise of a job isn’t the same thing as a job. If you have to pay for the promise, it’s likely a scam.

    Signs of a Job Scam

    Scammers advertise jobs where legitimate employers do — online, in newspapers, and even on TV and radio. Here’s how to tell whether a job lead may be a scam:

    You need to pay to get the job

    They may say they’ve got a job waiting, or guarantee to place you in a job, if you just pay a fee for certification, training materials, or their expenses placing you with a company. But after you pay, the job doesn’t materialize. Employers and employment firms shouldn’t ask you to pay for the promise of a job.

    You need to supply your credit card or bank account information

    Don´t give out your credit card or bank account information over the phone to a company unless you´re familiar with them and have agreed to pay for something. Anyone who has your account information can use it.

    The ad is for "previously undisclosed" federal government jobs

    Information about available federal jobs is free. And all federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov. Don’t believe anyone who promises you a federal or postal job.

    Job Placement Services

    Many job placement services are legitimate. But others lie about what they’ll do for you, promote outdated or fake job openings, or charge up-front fees for services that may not lead to a job. In fact, they might not even return your calls once you pay.

    Before you enlist a company’s help:

    Check with the hiring company

    If a company or organization is mentioned in an ad or interview, contact that company to find out if the company really is hiring through the service.

    Get details — in writing

    What’s the cost, what will you get, and who pays — you or the company that hires you? What happens if the service doesn’t find a job for you or any real leads? If they’re reluctant to answer your questions, or give confusing answers, you should be reluctant to work with them.

    Get a copy of the contract with the placement firm, and read it carefully. A legitimate company will give you time to read the contract and decide, not pressure you into signing then and there. Make sure any promises — including refund promises — are in writing. Some listing services and "consultants" write ads to sound like jobs, but that’s just a marketing trick: They´re really selling general information about getting a job — information you can find for free on your own.

    Know whether it’s job placement or job counseling

    Executive or career counseling services help people with career directions and decisions. They may offer services like skills identification and self-evaluation, resume preparation, letter writing, and interview techniques, and general information about companies or organizations in a particular location or job field.

    But job placement isn’t guaranteed. Fees can be as high as thousands of dollars, and you often have to pay first.

    The National Career Development Association (NCDA) offers some tips on finding and choosing a career counselor, and explains the different types of counselors active in the field.

    Check for complaints

    Your local consumer protection agency, state Attorney General´s Office, and the Better Business Bureau can tell you whether any complaints have been filed about a company. Just keep in mind that a lack of complaints doesn’t mean the business is on the up-and-up. You may want to do an internet search with the name of the company and words like review, scam, or complaint. Look through several pages of search results. And check out articles about the company in newspapers, magazines, or online, as well.

    Where to Look for Jobs

    You’ve read the many resume and interview tips from respected sources available for free online, and scoured online job boards and newspaper classifieds. Some other places to look for leads in your job search include:

    CareerOneStop

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop lists hundreds of thousands of jobs. It also links to employment and training programs in each state, including programs for people with disabilities, minorities, older workers, veterans, welfare recipients, and young people. For federal jobs, all open federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov.

    State and county offices

    Your state’s Department of Labor may have job listings or be able to point you to local job offices that offer counseling and referrals. Local and county human resources offices provide some placement assistance, too. They can give you the names of other groups that may be helpful, such as labor unions or federally-funded vocational programs.

    College career service offices

    Whether it’s a four-year university or community college, see what help yours can offer. If you’re not a current or former student, some still may let you look at their job listings.

    Your library

    Ask if they can point you to information on writing a resume, interviewing, or compiling a list of companies and organizations to contact about job openings.

    Report a Job Scam

    If you’ve been targeted by a job scam, file a complaint with the FTC.

    For problems with an employment-service firm, contact the appropriate state licensing board (if these firms must be licensed in your state), your state Attorney General, and your local consumer protection agency.

    To learn about credit and background checks when you’re looking for a job, read What to Know When You Look For a Job.

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  • Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in SARTELL MINNESOTA ?

    In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

    Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

    But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

    Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

    These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

    To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

    Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]










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