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Jun 19, 2021

Motorcyclist Injured In Accident Near Sartell

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The Stearns County Sherrif’s Office responded to a motorcycle accident Wednesday. Dispatchers say a group of motorcyclists heading south near Sartell took a turn too sharp and the lead motorcyclist overturned and was thrown off his bike. The injured driver, 23-year-old Bashir Abdullahi Muhumed of St. Cloud was talken […]

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Jun 17, 2021

Division Street Road Work Project Update

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director St. Cloud area drivers are advised that traffic on Waite Avenue will have restricted access to Division St. beginning Monday. This is the area just west of the Crossroads Center Mall and into Waite Park. Drivers traveling northbound and southbound on Waite Avenue will be detoured, and eastbound and […]

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Jun 17, 2021

City of Sauk Rapids Lifts Water Ban

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director The City of Sauk Rapids is resuming the odd/even sprinkling schedule ordinance and lifting the watering ban effective immediately. With this sprinkling schedule, watering is also prohibited between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on any day until further notice. The city will be increasing enforcement of the ordinance. The […]

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Jun 16, 2021

‘Reading Colors Your World’ with St. Cloud Library

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The Great River Regional Library is kicking off their summer reading program by letting reading color your world. This year’s theme, Reading Colors Your World, lets kids explore humanity, nature, and culture while working towards earning fun prizes. Registration started in early June and remains open through August 7th. […]

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Jun 16, 2021

Area Arts Organizations Receiving $125,500 in Recovery Grants

By Jo McMullen / Reporter Recovery for the arts and arts organizations in Central Minnesota are just beginning, and grants from the Central Minnesota Arts Board are helping in the transition from the pandemic’s impact. Last week the CMAB awarded more than $125,000 in Arts Recovery Support grants to 13 area organizations. Most grants were […]

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Jun 15, 2021

Bridge Closure on County Road 9 in Avon

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director The Stearns County Highway Department will close the bridge on County Road 9 over Spunk Creek northwest of Avon on Wednesday, June 16. The bridge will be closed for an estimated 2 weeks while crews construct a new bridge. A detour will be set up directing drivers to take […]

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Jun 14, 2021

St. Cloud Man Drowns At Quarry Park

By Nyah Adams / News Director An 18-year-old man drowned at Quarry Park in Waite Park Saturday. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says Zakariya Aden Odowa of St. Cloud jumped into Quarry Two Saturday night and never resurfaced. Deputies say a diver was called in and quickly found Odowa about 25 feet below the surface […]

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Jun 11, 2021

County Road 186 Repairs in Stearns County

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director Stearns County drivers should be advised that the Highway Department will began resurfacing county road 186 from Sauk River Bridge to 395 St. SE of Sauk Centre on Monday, June 14. The bridge will be closed for approximately 2 weeks while crews complete approach repairs to the bridge. A […]

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Jun 9, 2021

St. Cloud PD Hosts United States K9 Trials

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director The St. Cloud Police Department is proud to announce the United States Canine Association (USPCA) Region 12 K9 trials will be hosted in St. Cloud from June 13-15. The USPCA Region 12 represents the state of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Manitoba. The trials start this Sunday, […]

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Jun 9, 2021

Suspect Flees Scene after Vehicle Roll Over

Joey Erickson / Assistant News Director The St. Cloud Police Department responded to a roll over accident in the 800 block of Lincoln Ave NE around 1 p.m. yesterday. Officers found the vehicle on its roof upon arrival. The driver was 39-year-old, Tabitha King, of St. Cloud who was able to escape her vehicle with […]

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