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Aug 3, 2020

Bridge and Highway Work Means Road Closure for Stearns County Drivers

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director An $868,000 project starting Monday August 17th will provide a new double box culvert and improved drainage to many in the area. To do this, Highway 28 will close five miles between the northwest junction of Stearns County Road 183 and Highway 71 in Sauk Centre through September […]

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Aug 3, 2020

Road Closure in St. Cloud

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director Beginning Monday, August 3 St. Germain Street East will be closed due to road repair. The closure will span from Highway 10 to County Road 75 Motorists are urged to find alternate routes, expect delays and to use caution while traveling through the work zone area. The road […]

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Aug 3, 2020

Absentee Balloting Locations

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director More options are now available for absentee voters in Stearns County. Starting Tuesday, August 4th all residents of Stearns County will be able to vote at the following locations: Stearns County Administration Center, Auditor’s Office, 705 Courthouse Square, downtown St. Cloud Stearns County Service Center, West License Center, […]

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Aug 3, 2020

Missing Cattle Near Holdingford

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Three cattle were found near County Road 17 in Holdingford on Sunday morning.  The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hazard call at 7:30 a.m. near the Community Country Church.  A passerby saw three cattle on the lawn of the church and believed they could become a […]

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Aug 3, 2020

St. Cloud Man Drowns In Big Lake on Sunday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office was called to Big Lake after a St. Cloud man fell of a floating tube on Sunday.  Big Lake police and the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team were called to the lake’s swimming beach just before 8 p.m.  A witness saw the […]

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Aug 3, 2020

St. Cloud Area Road Closures and Repairs Update

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The City Engineers office in St. Cloud is busy with ongoing and new road repair and construction projects–here’s a few you should know about. Today, 15th Street North will be closed for one week due to utility work in the area.  On Wednesday, 21st Avenue South and 33rd […]

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Jul 31, 2020

St. Cloud Area School District Announces Plan For This School Year

By Blake Theisen / News Director The St. Cloud Area School District 742 announced yesterday that their plans for this school year are still undetermined following Governor Tim Walz’ “Safe Learning Plan” for Minnesota public schools. According to state guidance, school districts will be required to use local COVID-19 data to inform their learning model. […]

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Jul 30, 2020

St. Cloud Police Arrest Wanted Man In North St. Cloud

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director A wanted St. Cloud man was arrested by police on Wednesday in north St. Cloud.  Just before 3 p.m. the St. Cloud Police Department were advised by Stearns County probation agents that they observed a male leaving a residence who they believed was 21-year-old D’Angelo Nelson.  Authorities say Nelson […]

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Jul 30, 2020

Safety Improvements to Highway 169 Near Milaca Now Completed

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The construction of three new reduced conflict intersections on Highway 169 to help improve driver safety and access has now been completed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced that the following roads are now open: Highway 169 and Mille Lacs County Road 11 Highway 169 and County […]

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Jul 30, 2020

Prisoner Intake Moved from St. Cloud Prison Due to COVID-19

Associated Press / July 30, 2020 ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Corrections is moving the state’s prisoner intake operations from the St. Cloud prison where the number of coronavirus cases has spiked. Corrections Commissioner Paul Schnell says the intake function will move to the Lino Lakes prison north of the Twin […]

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