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Sep 13, 2019

Camp Ripley Showcased with Open House Sunday

It only happens every two years, the Minnesota National Guard training site north of Little Falls is hosting their Open House and Community Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 15. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Shane Haugen, Director of the Camp Ripley Visitors Bureau says this is one of our most significant events welcoming the communities inside […]

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Sep 13, 2019

SCSU Celebrating Advanced Education, Hosting Grad School Fair

St. Cloud State University will be celebrating their advanced education options on campus by hosting a Grad School Fair. The Grad School Fair will run from 11-2 on Wednesday, September 18th. The Fair is designed to show undergraduate students and others the opportunities that are available to them if they want to continue an advanced […]

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Sep 13, 2019

St. Cloud Convention Center Hosting Job Fair

The St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center will be hosting a career fair towards the end of the month. The event is a few weeks from now on Tuesday, September 24th. Anyone looking to meet and network with employers and get more information about possible jobs and careers should head on over to this event. […]

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Sep 11, 2019

St. Cloud State University Recieves $1.5 Million for New Program

St. Cloud State’s President Robbyn Wacker and CentraCare President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Holmen made an important announcement inside renovated Eastman Hall on Wednesday. St. Cloud State University has received a $1.5 million commitment from CentraCare Health to help establish a Graduate Nursing Education program and the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research […]

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Sep 11, 2019

Virus Causes Death in Two Deer in Stearns County

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the first cases in a disease that is attacking white-tailed deer in Minnesota. The DNR says that the first two cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, have been identified in deer in the St. Stephen area. Several deer have died recently in the area, and the […]

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Sep 10, 2019

St. Cloud to Host Panel on Hate Crimes

Local organizers are hosting an event to address the rise in hate crimes in our country. The St. Cloud Area Regional Human Rights Commission, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and St. Cloud Pride are co-sponsoring a panel discussion to discuss Dismantling Hate Crimes. The panel will talk about discrimination and bias, define hate crimes, […]

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Sep 10, 2019

Simulated Emergency Test at Monticello Nuclear Plant

State officials are conducting an emergency test at the Monticello Nuclear plant today. What does this mean to area residents? You may see extra activity with emergency vehicles throughout the day as they are reacting to a simulated emergency in Sherburne and Wright counties near the plant. It’s an annual test with the Minnesota Department […]

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Sep 9, 2019

Predatory Sexual Offender Moving to North St. Cloud

The St. Cloud Police Department has announced that a known sexual predatory offender is moving to north St. Cloud. The Police Department says that Jeremia Joseph Loper will be moving into a new home on the 100 block of 12th Avenue North in St. Cloud on Wednesday. Loper was arrested after he engaged in sexual […]

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Sep 9, 2019

Man Dies After Rolling His Truck

A single truck crash has resulted in the death of an Ortonville man. The Minnesota State Patrol says that 68-year-old Huizenga Eugene Russell passed away on Friday after his pickup truck skidded and then rolled into an embankment just off of Highway 12 in Ortonville. Russell was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of […]

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Sep 9, 2019

Man Arrested Near Holdingford After Swerving to Miss a Deer

A Bowlus man has been arrested after crashing his car while trying to avoid hitting a deer, The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says that they have arrested 23-year-old Jacob Michael Kedrowski for suspected DWI and 5th degree controlled substance. Kedrowski was driving in the early morning hours on Saturday near Holdingford when he swerved his […]

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