11/06/2012 - 9:15 AM
Today is Election Day! Due to recent redistricting, it may a bit harder for some people to find where they need to go and cast their ballot because of changed polling locations. However, there are some resources available to help you vote.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has a website that allows people to find where they need to go to vote by simply typing in their current address. The website is mnvotes.org and aside from finding your location, you can also check your registration and absentee vote there, as well as see your voting rights and learn a little bit more about voting.
Polls today will be open until 8:00 p.m. and people in the line by 8:00 p.m. will still be allowed in to cast their vote.
11/06/2012 - 9:15 AM
On Monday afternoon, St. Cloud police were called to the 200 block of 14th Avenue North for a burglary.
According to the police report, a vacant home was broken into by one or more suspects, who had moved items into it with the intent to temporarily stay on the property. The walls of the home were also significantly damaged.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the police department at 251-1200 or CrimeStoppers at 255-1301.
11/06/2012 - 5:00 AM
A 16-year-old St. Joseph girl was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital after crashing her minivan while trying to avoid hitting a deer.
The crash happened on County Road 75, just west of County Road 134 in St. Joseph Township. The 16-year-old lost control of her car and went into the median. The van became airborne after hitting an embankment of a turnaround and landed further east in the median.
St. Joseph Fire and Rescue treated her at the scene before she was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital. The crash is being investigated by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
11/06/2012 - 12:40 PM
Motorists commuting west on Interstate 94 may experience delays near Albertville. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the westbound side of I-94 near Albertville will be reduced to one lane starting Tuesday morning. The closure will last through Thursday, November 8, but the closure will end by 3 p.m. each day.
The closure is part of a project led by the city of Albertville.
MnDot reminds drivers to slow down and watch for workers and equipment.
11/06/2012 - 12:00 PM
On Wednesday, the SCSU Women's Center will host their lunchtime series Women on Wednesdays. KVSC's Amelia Rowland has the details.
Click here to listen.
11/06/2012 - 12:00 PM
The KVSC News Department stopped by the SCSU Atwood Memorial Center this morning to check in on how voting was going today. This particular polling place, which is in St. Clouds ward one, is a common place for SCSU students who live on campus to come and vote.
Jim Berg, who has been an election chair for twenty years, says there haven’t been any problems at this location and everything is going well. You still have time to vote today. All polling locations will close at 8:00 p.m. and unless you are in line at that time you will not be able to vote.
11/05/2012 - 8:50 AM
On Sunday afternoon, Avon and Albany Fire and Rescue as well as the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office were called to Avon for a mobile home fire.
According to the police report, the 57-year-old homeowner Dale Osfalg and his family escaped the trailer without harm. The fire appeared to have started in the front bedroom, caused extensive damage, and is believed to be a total loss.
The family is receiving assistance by the Gateway Church in St. Joseph and the Red Cross.
11/05/2012 - 1:00 AM
The crowd went wild as former President Bill Clinton spoke at the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom on Sunday night. Clinton discussed student loans, health insurance, bank bailouts, and various other issues while endorsing President Obama. KVSC News Director Amelia Rowland has the story.
Click here to listen to part of Bill Clinton's speech.
About 1,100 people filled the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom and about 1,000 more outside as the former President spoke. Senator Al Franken and Sixth District Congressional Candidate Jim Graves were among the opening speeches for Clinton.
Senator Al Franken spoke about the importance of voting no for the Voter ID Amendment on Tuesday's ballot.
Sixth District Congressional Candidate Jim Graves spoke about the importance of voting on Tuesday.
11/05/2012 - 11:15 AM
On Saturday afternoon, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was called to 26536 Copperfield Road in Paynesville for a hunting accident.
According to the police report, the 14-year-old victim was sitting alone in his deer stand and hunting when he accidently shot himself in the foot with his shotgun. The victim possessed a firearms safety certificate and had a few year of hunting and shooting experience. He only sustained minor injuries to his foot.
The Sheriff’s Office reminds people to use caution when handling firearms and always leave the weapon on safe when not in use.
11/05/2012 - 10:30 AM
Last Saturday night, St. Cloud police were called to the 2100 block of 8th Street North for a domestic assault.
According to the police report, the 30-year-old victim was pulled to the ground by 37-year-old Joseph Robert Mahl. The victim received non-life threatening injuries and didn’t require medical treatment.
Mahl is currently held at Stearns County Jail for felony domestic assault because of prior convictions.
11/02/2012 - 9:20 AM
From November 1st to April 1st, winter parking rules are in effect for towns in Stearns County. Each town has its own individual restrictions, and all are in effect regardless of the amount of snowfall.
In St. Cloud, from 1 to 7 A.M. on odd-numbered days, cars are to park on the even side of the street. On even-numbered days people should be parking on the odd side. If you park before midnight, park according to the rule that will be in effect after midnight.
No parking is allowed from 1 to 7 A.M. in these areas: north and west of the Sauk River, the area west of the Mississippi River and south of 22nd Street South, the area west of Minnesota Highway 15, the area north and east of U.S. Highway 10, and the area east of the Mississippi River and south of Minnesota Highway 301 and Minnesota Boulevard.
During the rest of the day, parking is permitted on city streets as long as the street is cleared of snow and ice. However, if the street is paved and less than 32 feet wide, no parking is permitted there anytime.
If a snow emergency is in effect and your car is parked in violation of one of these rules, it will be towed immediately in order for the snow plow to get through.
Snow emergencies will be reported by local media and and St. Cloud's website
11/02/2012 - 10:30 AM
Bail has been set at $3 million dollars for Marcus Michael Barshaw for the shooting death of Jeffery Shutz.
28-year-old Barshaw made his first appearance in Stearns County District Court on Thursday and was previously charged with murder in the second degree on October, 25th. According to police, Barshaw had shot 30-year-old Jeffery Shutz multiple times early in the morning. Police found Barshaw hiding in an apartment building and was shot by a Stearns County Deputy after he came out of the building holding a semi-automatic assault style rifle and refused to comply with officer’s orders.
Barshaw was hospitalized for his injuries until his appearance in court on Thursday.
Barshaw’s next court appearance is set for Thursday, November 15th.
11/02/2012 - 10:30 AM
23-year-old James David Bryson was sentenced yesterday [Thursday] to prison for life for first degree criminal sexual conduct.
The incident originally occurred in August, 2011 when a police investigation revealed that the victim was held in her own apartment against her will. She was sexually and severely physically assaulted. Bryson, then 21 years old was identified as the suspect. Bryson was found in the area of the University Bridge after a complaint of a man jumping into the Mississippi River without pants and only a T-shirt was reported.
The life sentence is based upon Bryson’s admission that he tortured the victim. Bryson also admitted that the victim was particularly vulnerable and that he violated her zone of privacy.
Bryson will be considered for release after serving a minimum of fifteen years.
11/02/2012 - 10:00 AM
St. Cloud’s city engineer is reminding people that from November 5th to 7th, 14 Street South will be closed from 9th Avenue South to about 400 feet east. This is to repair a storm drain in that area, and alternate routes should be planned around this area.
11/01/2012 - 9:30 AM
Stearns County Commissioner Mark Bromenschenkel is holding a citizen meeting at the Local Blend in St. Joseph from 10 A.M to 11 A.M on Saturday, November 3rd to hear from the people in District 2. This will serve as an opportunity for people to raise any concerns they may have, as well as talk about county issues or simply just meet Commissioner Bromenschenkel in a casual atmosphere.
Commissioner Bromenschenkel says that it is imperative for him to hear the issues that are important to the citizens he serves and for them to know that he's available to listen to their concerns. He also says that not everyone is comfortable bringing issues before the entire Board of Commissioners, so he wants to go to the people and make sure they're being heard.
Anyone who isn't able to attend the meeting with the Commissioner can call him at 320-293-9180 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.Page [ << 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 >> ]
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