04/18/2014 - 4:40 PM
A teenager is facing charges of terroristic threats after he was witnessed displaying a small handgun out of his vehicle at the intersection of 33rd Avenue North and 8th Street North.
St. Cloud police Sergeant Jason Burke says, 19-year-old Theotis Ishmael Newell was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at the 1400 block of Northway Drive when officers recovered a replica airsoft handgun that was used during the incident.
No injuries were reported to police.
04/18/2014 - 4:20 PM
A woman has suffered minor injuries after her vehicle was rear ended by another vehicle Thursday afternoon at the intersection of 8th Street North and 33rd Avenue North.
St. Cloud Police Sergeant Jason Burke says, a 22-year-old woman of St. Cloud was turning north onto 33rd Avenue North, when 22-year-old Timothy James Griffiths of St. Stephen, rear ended her vehicle.
Griffiths admitted to looking at his phone prior to the crash. He was cited for inattentive driving, no proof of insurance, and other license violations.
The woman suffered minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital.
04/18/2014 - 3:45 PM
The annual Donate, Don’t Ditch drive will be starting Monday and lasting until the end of finals week.
This is a great opportunity for students and faculty to donate items to people in need instead of throwing them away.
04/18/2014 - 1:20 PM
The SCSU student body has spoken and has elected Lindsey Gunnerson as the new Student Government president and Alex Bryson as the new Vice President for the upcoming academic year.
967 students casted their vote in this year’s student government presidential election. Gunnerson and Bryson defeated the duo of Dustin Johnson and Brian Kunz (Koonz) by receiving 533 total votes counting for 55% of the total ballots. Johnson and Kunz received 370 votes counting for 38% of the ballot. 7% of the ballots voted for neither.
Students also voted on whether to favor or oppose the proposed amendments to the Student Constitution. Of 868 votes 682 voted to favor the proposed amendments which counts for 79% of the ballots casted.
04/18/2014 - 12:10 PM
A Level three sex offender wanted by law enforcement has been caught in central Minnesota and arrested.
St. Cloud police say 32-year-old Dagan Michael Lasart was found Thursday night with help from the U.S. Marshals Service, the Minnesota State Patrol and the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Wright County Jail.
Lasart recently left the St. Cloud area, failing to provide updated information on his whereabouts to authorities, a violation of his Predatory Offender Registry.
04/18/2014 - 11:00 AM
The Central Minnesota Arts Board at their April meeting awards $111,574 to 22 different Minnesota arts projects.
Seven of those arts projects are based here in St. Cloud and total $37,125 in grants.
St. Cloud State University and Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society are among the other organizations backed by the C.M.A.B. during their April meeting.
04/17/2014 - 1:05 PM
Stearns County will be participating in Minnesota’s annual severe weather awareness week.
According to Stearns County Emergency Management Director Erin Hausauer severe weather awareness week is a time to remind Minnesotans about storms and other weather issues that can arise as the weather warms up.
The Emergency Management Department encourages families and businesses to participate in the awareness week by coming up with and practicing emergency plans.
This year’s severe weather awareness week will be broken up into five themes covering topics such as alerts and warnings, floods, and tornadoes.
Severe weather awareness week start on Monday, April 21st and will go through Friday, April 25th.
04/17/2014 - 12:35 PM
A brush fire is believed to be the cause of a barn fire in Collegeville Township.
According to Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, the fire in the 17000 block of County Road 9 was reported just after 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Avon Fire Department and Stearns County deputies say the fire was contained in the hay loft of 65-year-old Diana Holsinger’s barn, causing minimal damage. All animals in the barn had escaped.
No injuries were reported.
The fire still remains under investigation.
04/17/2014 - 11:50 AM
The St. Cloud area received its heaviest snowfall of the season Wednesday, breaking daily snowfall records.
St. Cloud State University Meteorology Professor Bob Weisman says the St. Cloud area received 8.5 inches of snow, 0.3 inches more than the snowfall on February 20 and 21.
Weisman adds St. Cloud has received 75.5 inches of snow this season tying 1916-1917 for 5th place in historical records and only 3 inches short of last season's 78.5 inches.
The good news is that the storm is over and driving conditions are gradually improving. However, Weisman says there still maybe ice under the snow.
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