04/24/2015 - 11:30 AM
A Robbinsdale woman was injured after being run off the road on Highway 241 near Albertville early Thursday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened when 20-year-old Timothy Lush of Plymouth was driving a pickup truck in the right lane and attempted to make a lane change. While changing lanes Lush would collide with 55-year-old Denise Helm of Robbinsdale.
After the collision both vehicles would go off the roadway into the median cable barrier. Lush’s vehicle would rollover after crashing into the cable barrier although he would suffer no apparent injuries.
Helm was taken to the Monticello Hospital due to non-life threatening injuries.
04/24/2015 - 11:00 AM
Stearns County is hosting a surplus property auction.
A wide variety of items will be up for sale including vehicles, tools, jewelry, furniture, computers and other office equipment.
The event will take place at the Stearns County Highway Department on Saturday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m. For more information visit the Stearns County website.
04/24/2015 - 11:00 AM
St. Cloud State University’s Student Government Association announces the result of its election.
Students elected Summer Vogl as student government president and Neil Manning will serve as Vice President. Their ticket won the election with 75 percent of votes.
Out of more than 14,000 students eligible to vote, only 329, or just over two percent of the student body voted in the election and referendum issues put forward by Student Government.
The referendum results included a variety of subjects, such as adding a Middle Eastern Studies program to academic degrees offered by SCSU. Students also voted in favor of faculty being held accountable in their positions as educators. 55 percent of votes cast were in favor of the new university’s policy for add or withdrawal of courses.
Finally, the new Constitution developed by Student Government was not ratified due to a lack of quorum voting.
04/24/2015 - 10:30 AM
Spring cleaning is not just about mops and dust pans. It’s also about cleaning out your closet and donating those clothes that were an impulse buy or your children out grew.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 2 the St. Cloud Church of Christ will host its annual Spring Free Clothing Giveaway.
To make donation arrangements call 320-251-4094. All donations are to be made by Wednesday, April 29.
04/23/2015 - 4:00 PM
The St. Cloud Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a family’s lost box that held sentimental family heirlooms.
St. Cloud Police Lieutenant Jeff Oxton says the department received the report of lost property near America’s Best Value Inn and Suites near Highway 10 South in St. Cloud Wednesday morning. Oxton says a white cardboard box with a front latch was lost after it was accidentally left on top of a car before it drove off.
The box contained the complainant’s deceased brother’s World War 2 medals that included a Purple Heart. Also in the box was a New Testament Bible, some photographs and a gold watch with “Harold” inscribed on the back.
The family and the St. Cloud Police Department asks that anyone with information on the lost items to call the department at 320-251-1200.
04/23/2015 - 11:00 AM
Motorists will see delays on Highway 101 near Interstate 94 beginning Thursday.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says each direction is reduced to single lane from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Motorists should also expect delays on I-94 in Rogers and St. Michael as workers complete the Corridors of Commerce project. The public is encouraged to drive with caution as they are in the work zone.
The work will continue until October. The project reduces congestion and improves efficiency transportation system in the area.
04/23/2015 - 10:30 AM
A 31-year-old man has died after a one car accident in Zimmerman early Thursday morning.
Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott says the investigation shows Anthony Cullinan of Zimmerman was driving in Baldwin Township. Cullinan lost the control of his vehicle at 4:30 a.m. and went off the road at the intersection of 100th Street and 283rd Avenue and hit a tree.
Cullinan was deceased when emergency responders arrived to the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
04/22/2015 - 4:00 PM
A Cold Spring man was injured in a rollover car crash on Highway 23 near Bel Clare Drive in St. Cloud Wednesday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 28-year-old Jesse Rohda was driving his van eastbound on Highway 23 when his front tires blew out and his van rolled.
Rohda was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
04/22/2015 - 1:45 PM
The St. Cloud Area Genealogists will receive the Zapp Historian Award. The award will be presented during the Stearns History Museum’s spring fundraiser, “A Night at Your Museum.” The event takes place on Thursday, April 23, at the museum.
Don Sankey, the president of the organization, will accept the award from Gretchen Leisen. Leisen is a member of SCAG and of the founding Zapp family.
SCAG formed in 1973 and is open to people interested in family history.
04/22/2015 - 12:30 PM
Road closures and construction are common during this time of the year and this one might affect your commute.
On Monday, April 27, 5th Avenue North from 4th to 12th Street North will be closed.
The City Engineer's Office says the closure is due to unloading of equipment at the Water Treatment Plant. For more information on road closures you can check out the City of St. Cloud website.
04/22/2015 - 12:00 PM
There is a new leader of the School of Education at St. Cloud State University. Dr. Steve Hoover has accepted the position. He will begin his two year term on June 1.
Hoover has been a member of the SCSU faculty since 1989, has served twice as a department chair and is known for teaching educational psychology and life-span development.
He is expected to work closely with staff and faculty to ensure that regular activities and initiatives will continue in the School of Education. A national search for a permanent dean will begin in the fall of 2016.
04/22/2015 - 11:30 AM
The District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation is awarding $27,548 during its spring academic and activities funds granting cycle. LEAF awards supplemental funding to academic, activities, arts, and athletic programming.
Advisors, teachers and coaches are able to submit grant applications twice during the academic year for special projects. Some of the grants awarded this spring include $300 for new tennis nets for physical education classes as Oak Hill Elementary School and $1,500 for school owned music instruments at North Junior High School.
LEAF was founded in 1993 and since 1996 it has contributed over $1.1 million to projects in District 742.
04/22/2015 - 11:00 AM
The spring season brings about a set of new road closures to the City of St. Cloud. Beginning Wednesday the following roads will be closed until September.
• 22nd and 23rd Avenue North from Highway and Division Street to 3rd Street North
• 24th Avenue North from 1st Street North to 3rd Street North
• 1st Street North from 21st to 24th Avenue North
• 2nd Street North from 21st to 25th Avenue North
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