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SCSU Schools And Colleges To Host Career and Internship Fairs

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09/30/2014 - 1:15 PM

SCSU Schools And Colleges To Host Career and Internship Fairs

Employers seeking qualified workers and interns will be on the campus of St. Cloud State University during the annual career day and internship fair.

On Wednesday the Herberger Business School along with the School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts will host their annual career day. Approximately 90 companies will be on campus looking for students seeking both full-time employment and internship opportunities.

On Thursday the College of Science and Engineering will host their annual job and internship fair. Employers from science, engineering, and computing companies will be looking to fill positions and internships with SCSU students.

Wednesday’s job fair will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday’s job and internship fair will be held from noon until 3 p.m.

Both fairs will be held in the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom.

 

Rice Man Ejected From Motorcycle Collides With Deer In Rice

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09/30/2014 - 11:50 AM

Rice Man Ejected From Motorcycle Collides With Deer In Rice

A motorcyclist was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital with injuries after colliding with a deer Monday evening in Rice.

Benton County Sheriff Chief Deputy Troy Heck says 20-year-old Brandon Ringwelski from Rice was traveling on Little Rock Road Northeast just east of Highway 10.

Heck says a deer ran onto the road from the ditch just before 7:30 p.m. Monday and Ringwelski was unable to avoid it, striking the deer with his motorcycle. He kept riding for 100 feet before losing control of his motorcycle in a ditch.

Heck says Ringwelski was ejected from his motorcycle.

Authorities say Ringwelski was wearing a helmet and riding gear but still suffered serious injuries during the accident and was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital.

The St. Cloud Hospital says Ringwelski was treated and released Tuesday afternoon.

Northwestern Mutual Sales Lab To Officially Open At SCSU

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09/30/2014 - 11:20 AM

Northwestern Mutual Sales Lab To Officially Open At SCSU

The SCSU Department of Marketing invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Northwestern Mutual Sales Lab.

The lab will be located in the Herberger Business School to provide a state-of-the-art learning environment for students. Three rooms will be opened to help students with digital recording capabilities, presentation critiques, and real-time instructor feedback.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony is Wednesday, October 8 starting at 4 p.m.

Isanti Teen Critically Injured After Accident In St. Michael

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09/29/2014 - 10:35 AM

A teenager is in critical condition after authorities say his car struck two others near St. Michael.

17-year-old Shane Uthe of Isanti was traveling westbound on Highway 241 in his Chevy Cruze when he had attempted to make a left hand turn at the intersection of Larabee Avenue at about 3:30 Sunday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Uthe’s vehicle crossed the intersection and was struck by a BMW driven by 26-year-old Bobbie Farnum of Buffalo in the eastbound lane of Highway 241. Uthe’s vehicle was struck again by a Chrysler Minivan driven by 16-year-old Camden Goepferd of Rogers, also travelling eastbound.

The driver of the BMW, Farnum was also traveling with a passenger, 13-year-old Hailey Green of Buffalo. Both received non-life threatening injuries.

Minivan driver Goepferd was not injured.

Uthe was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital and remains in critical condition.

Stearns County Administration Building Construction To Impact Facility Parking

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09/29/2014 - 9:55 AM

Some parking spots near the Stearns County Administration Building will be unavailable as crews will be working on the roof of the downtown facility.

Starting this week, crews will be replacing the roof at the Administration Building located at 705 Courthouse Square in downtown St. Cloud.

The construction will cause several parking spots in the front of the building to be temporarily blocked off to make room for materials and equipment. Handicapped spots will not be impacted.

The roof work is scheduled to last about three weeks, weather permitting.

One Man Recovering After Alleged Kidnapping In Sauk Centre

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09/29/2014 - 9:25 AM

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A man and two women are charged with kidnapping after a traffic stop in Sauk Centre.

The St. Cloud Times reports the victim was in the back seat when a police officer stopped the vehicle early Friday because it had a taillight out. He told police he'd been beaten with a baseball bat and kidnapped because the suspects thought he was a snitch. He also told police they were taking him to Claremont to kill him.

The victim said he'd gone to one female suspect's apartment to buy marijuana. He said he was forced to strip while she and the male suspect looked for a recording device and beat him.

The complaint says the other female suspect admitted using amphetamine and told a story consistent with the victim's report.

Sartell Native, NDSU Student Thomas Bearson Laid To Rest

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09/29/2014 - 9:15 AM

Sartell Native, NDSU Student Thomas Bearson Laid To Rest
18-year-old Tom Bearson

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) - The North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead was laid to rest as authorities search for the person responsible for his death.

A funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson was held Monday morning at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.

Bearson's body was found last Tuesday outside a recreational vehicle store in Moorhead. The Ramsey County medical examiner's office says Bearson died as the "result of homicidal violence."

Police say Bearson had last been seen at a party early Saturday morning in Fargo, North Dakota, about six blocks from his dorm. NDSU officials are encouraging students to walk with others on and off campus at night. On-campus police escorts are available around the clock.

St. Cloud State Receives Military-Friendly Award For Sixth Year

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09/29/2014 - 6:00 AM

St. Cloud State Receives Military-Friendly Award For Sixth Year

 St. Cloud State University has received the Military-Friendly Award for the sixth consecutive year.

Victory Media awards the designation to the top 15 percent of schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

St. Cloud State’s Veterans Resource Center has many events planned throughout October which has been deemed Veterans Voices Month. The organization says these events are planned to improve the understanding of veterans around campus as well as honor those who have lost their lives.

The first event is a Student Veteran Panel and documentary showing - “Restrepo”- on Wednesday, October 15th in the Atwood Theatre. For more information on the other events throughout Veterans Voice Month you can visit the Veterans Resource Center’s website. 

Genocide Awareness Project Displays Images On SCSU Campus

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09/28/2014 - 10:00 AM

Graphic images were displayed on the campus of St. Cloud State University Thursday and Friday showing abortion as genocide. Assistant News Director Korina Borash has the story and reactions of students.

Click here for more information on the Women's Center or the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform. Note that there are graphic images and videos posted on the linked websites. 

SCSU Receives Award From Central Minnesota United Way

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09/26/2014 - 3:00 PM

SCSU Receives Award From Central Minnesota United Way

The United Way of Central Minnesota has announced the two winners of their Live United Award, and St. Cloud State University is one of them.

The Live United Award is given to people and organizations who advocate the live united mission: give, advocate, and volunteer.

SCSU has been given the award for their continued partnership with the organization through departments and programs such as the Department of Campus Involvement, the Community Anti-Racism Education (CARE) and other volunteer and civic engagement opportunities the university provides.

This is SCSU’s first time winning the award from the United Way.

The second recipient of the Live United Award was community member and long-time supporter of the United Way Julie Whitney.

Suspect In Tuesday's Southside Shooting Charged

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09/26/2014 - 11:30 AM

Suspect In Tuesday's Southside Shooting Charged
Malcom Cooper

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - St. Cloud authorities have charged a man who they say shot from a vehicle at a group of people while he was free on bond.

The St. Cloud Times reports 19-year-old Malcolm Cooper was charged Thursday with drive-by shooting, illegal possession of a firearm and second-degree assault with a firearm.

He was convicted of a previous gun charge in August and was awaiting an October sentencing. His new bond was set at $400,000.

Police say the shooting Tuesday near the Southside Boys & Girls Club left one woman with non-life-threatening injuries. They say she may have been hit by shrapnel. She tells police she was holding an infant at the time.

Police say Cooper's intended target was a man who had previously argued with him.

Lindgren Child Care Center Accredited By National Association for the Education of Young Children

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09/26/2014 - 11:00 AM

Lindgren Child Care Center Accredited By National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children accredits the St. Cloud State University’s Lindgren Child Care Center.

The only program with an accredited status, it is also one of the 344 accredited programs in Minnesota. The program provides care to infants, toddlers, and preschool children of SCSU.

NAEYC says the administration, teaching staff and families of Lindgren Child Care Center are all to be congratulated for continuing to uphold the mark of quality represented by the NAEYC Accreditation system.

Director of the center Debra Carlson says accreditation is one of the hallmark measures of excellence in higher education overall.

Lindgren Child Care Center has maintained its status for eighteen years since 1996.

Avon Hills To Receive $600,000 From The Minnesota Environment And Natural Resources Trust Fund

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09/26/2014 - 11:00 AM

Avon Hills To Receive $600,000 From The Minnesota Environment And Natural Resources Trust Fund

The Minnesota Environment and Natural Resouces Trust Fund will provide over $600,000 to landowners in the Avon Hills to help conserve the environment.

With help from the Avon Hills Initiative, St. John's University will be aiding in the efforts of preserving the area.

Including much of Collegeville and Avon townships west of St. Cloud, Avon Hills is considered one of the highest areas of biological diversity in central Minnesota by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 

Landowners can decide how much budget they need to preserve the environment.

The final decision is expected to be made by December 9.

Two Men Indicted By Benton County Jury in Jamie Wylie Murder Case

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09/26/2014 - 8:45 AM

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A Benton County grand jury has indicted two men in the death of a man who had been missing for several months.

The St. Cloud Times reports 26-year-old Travis McKinney was indicted this week in the death of 31-year-old Jamie Wylie of Foley. McKinney was charged in May with first- and second-degree murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm and interfering with a dead body.

Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Smith was indicted on charges of aiding and abetting first- and second-degree murder.

Wylie was found with gunshot wounds behind a business east of St. Cloud in March. His family said they last had contact with him in December.

Prosecutors say McKinney shot Wylie twice with a shotgun and Smith drove the men to the area. 

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