02/09/2012 - 10:30 AM
The Stearns County Auditor's Office reports their License Centers are now accepting MasterCard and Discover credit cards for all transactions processed over the counter in the license centers.
With the exception of property tax payments, MasterCard and Discover opted to participate in the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services credit card program that authorizes deputy registrars to accept credit cards. Visa did not choose to participate.
Stearns County’s Virtual License Center also allows customers to pay online by credit card and e-check for various license center transactions.
Both the Virtual License Center and the option to pay your taxes online can be found on the Stearns County Website.
02/09/2012 - 10:00 AM
The R-D-W Jazz Trio from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will perform a concert at the Cathedral of St. Mary in St. Cloud on Thursday, March 8.
This concert is one of ten concerts in a series sponsored by the Luxembourg American Cultural Society based in Wisconsin. Michel Reis, Marc Demuth and Paul Wiltgen formed the R-D-W trio in 1998 while in high school.The group performed on a regular basis until 2003 when they decided to go off and explore their own musical studies and careers.
Now they are back together eager to share their musical gifts with their audiences. The concert is free of charge and all are invited to attend. For more information visit the Luxembourg American Cultural Society's website at www.luxamculturalsociety.org.
02/08/2012 - 1:00 AM
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking for comments on a water quality improvement report for parts of the Elk River watershed in Benton and Sherburne counties. The report focus is on Mayhew Lake, Big Elk Lake, Elk River and targets pollution caused by excess phosphorus, bacteria and turbidity.
The report, known as the Total Maximum Daily Load report is part of a nationwide effort under the federal Clean Water Act to identify and clean up pollution in streams, rivers, and lakes. After receiving comments the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will revise the report and submit it to the Environmental Protection Agency for approval.
02/08/2012 - 12:00 PM
St. Cloud State University officials have announced that Interscope recording artist Machine Gun Kelly and accompanying acts will not be performing in Halenbeck Hall on February 17. Instead, the performance has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the St. Cloud Armory.
Student tickets previously purchased through Atwood Memorial Center are being held valid and remain on sale through February 13. Students who would like to refund their tickets are free to do so at the Student Union’s information desk. Non-student ticket holders should contact the appropriate ticket agent for further information. Concert promoter Geoff Brown says arrangements have been made for three 40-passengers buses to transport students to the pre-concert meet-and-greet and to the performance.
02/07/2012 - 1:45 AM
An event is taking place this Saturday to help improve the health of newborn babies. The March for Babies walk will kick off Saturday at the AirMaxx Trampoline Park located at 3900 Roosevelt Road in St. Cloud.
The event is scheduled from 9:30 to 11 a.m. March for Babies is the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser and supports the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. Funds raised by the event will help support the NICU Family Support program at the St. Cloud Hospital. To register for the event, please go to marchforbabies.org.
02/07/2012 - 10:20 AM
Police are searching for two suspects that broke into a home and stole over $200 worth of cash and property Monday. Waite Park Police and St. Cloud Police were called to a burglary in progress in the 800 block of Maywood Drive around 6:20 p.m.
A police investigation found that two men approximately 18 years of age, wearing all black clothing, kicked in the front door and then entered the home. Officials say the suspects stole $200 worth of money and property from the home before jumping out of an upper story window and fleeing on foot.
Two people were home at the time of the incident but were not injured. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police.
02/07/2012 - 10:00 AM
A Sartell man is recovering from injuries after the vehicle he was driving was hit by another vehicle Monday. St. Cloud Police were called to a multi-car accident with injuries at the intersection of 11th Street Southeast and 12th Avenue Southeast just after 4:30 p.m.
Police say 21-year-old Oluwafunmilola Olatundun Ajagbe of St. Cloud failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the vehicle driven by 51-year-old Larry Lavelle Weston. Ajagbe was travelling southbound on 12th Avenue Southeast while Weston was traveling eastbound on 11th Street Southeast when the vehicles collided.
Weston was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by ambulance for non-life threatening injuries while Ajagbe was cited and released at the scene for failing to yield the right of way and no proof of insurance.
02/06/2012 - 9:50 AM
Police are asking for help in locating a suspect that stole a laptop from an apartment over the weekend. St. Cloud Police were called to the 1000 block of 6th Avenue South for a burglary complaint around 7 p.m. Saturday.
The 20-year-old victim told police that his laptop computer was taken from his apartment while he was gone. The victim believes he locked his apartment door but police believe the door was left unlocked due to no signs of forced entry. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Cloud Police.
02/06/2012 - 9:45 AM
A Sauk Rapids man is in jail after allegedly threatening another man with a knife Saturday.
The victim told police that he was threatened with a knife outside of the Red Carpet bar. Police located the suspect, 27-year-old Matthew Simon Umbreit from Sauk Rapids. Umbreit was found to have the knife that matched the description given by the victim. During the investigation officers learned that Umbreit allegedly held the knife to the victim’s throat and threatened to cut him.
Umbreit was arrested for second degree assault and possession of a dangerous weapon. He is being held in the Stearns County Jail pending his first court appearance.
02/06/2012 - 9:40 AM
St. Cloud Police are searching for a suspect that stole a computer and cell phone in the library of St. Cloud State University. Police were called to the 400 block of 6th Street South just after 8 p.m. Saturday for a reported theft in the Miller Center Library.
Police met with the 21-year-old victim who said he left his computer and cell phone on a table in the library and when he came back 10 minutes later, both items were missing. SCSU Campus Security searched for a suspect but were unable to locate anyone. Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 251-1200.
02/06/2012 - 12:00 PM
Great Theater is announcing its Summer Camp classes and has a record number of spots available. Great Summer Camps offer theater oriented classes for ages 3-18 in St Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Princeton, Annadale, Melrsoe, St. Joseph, Becker and Milaca. Class titles include: Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Grease, Wizard of Oz, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Narnia, and more. Registration begins Thursday at 9 a.m.
02/06/2012 - 10:25 AM
The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be making its way to St. Cloud on February 18th. The event is presented by Minnesota Law enforcement for the benefit of Special Olympics Minnesota by jumping into icy water around Minnesota.
The St. Cloud Plunge this year will be on February 18th at the 400 Supper Club. Plungers will be jumping into Pleasant Lake.
Plungers are encouraged to wear original, outrageous and silly customers. Each plunger is required to raise 75 dollars to participate, however last year the average plunger raised 192 dollars.
02/06/2012 - 10:00 AM
The Minnesota Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will host their annual meeting in St. Cloud on February 9th and 10th.
Retired WCCO-TV news anchor Don Shelby will be the featured speaker at the meeting. Don Shelby has been building a highly energy efficient home in hopes to become LEED platinum certified and will talk about his experience building his home. The Annual conference is open to members of AAFCS or MAFCS.
For more information visit their website.
02/03/2012 - 9:40 AM
A Stearns County Deputy’s car was hit by a semi-truck after the Deputy was responding to an accident on Interstate 94 early Friday morning. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department received several calls around 4:30 a.m. of a motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-94 near mile marker 156 in Avon Township that involved multiple vehicles.
The Sheriff’s Department says that a Deputy was investigating another accident when a semi-truck travelling eastbound lost control and hit the Deputies car while it was parked on the shoulder of the road with its emergency lights on.
The Deputy was in the car at the time of the crash and was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital where he was treated and released. The Minnesota State Patrol was called to the scene and is currently investigating both the original accident and the accident involving the Stearns County patrol car.
02/03/2012 - 9:20 AM
Two people were injured after the car they were riding in hit a semi Thursday morning. St. Cloud Police were called to an accident with injuries in the 4000 block of County Road 74 just after 8 a.m.
A police investigation found that a semi-truck driven by 32-year-old Matthew David Jones of Milbank, South Dakota, was making a left turn into a driveway when a car driven by a 17-year-old St. Cloud resident hit the back of the semi-trailer.
Both the driver and a 16-year-old passenger were taken to the St. Cloud Hospital for what police say are non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was issued a citation for inattentive driving.Page [ << 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 >> ]
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