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Feb 8, 2023

Sartell Woman Hospitalized After Snowmobile Accident Saturday

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director A woman from Sartell was taken to St. Cloud Hospital after sustaining injuries in a snowmobile accident Saturday afternoon in Holdingford. Patrol Captain Jon Lentz of the Stearns County Sherrif’s Office reports at approximately 3:30 p.m. a call was received regarding a snowmobile accident about 4 miles northwest […]

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Feb 8, 2023

House Fire Near Watkins Friday Under Investigation

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director A house fire happened approximately 2 and a half miles northwest of Watkins Friday evening. Patrol Captain Jon Lentz of the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office reports at approximately 7:25 p.m. a call was received regarding a fire involving a single-family home located at 14761 Kramer Road. Twenty-seven-year-old Kayla […]

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Feb 8, 2023

Waite Park Woman Found Dead in What Investigators Call a “Suspicious Death”

By Alexander Fern / News Director Investigators are asking if anyone in the 320 Park Meadows Drive area saw anything suspicious in the last few days after a woman was found dead in her Waite Park home. 52-year-old Andrea Cottew was found dead on Monday following a wellness check around 7:30 a.m. The Medical Examiner […]

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Feb 8, 2023

SCSU Hosting Seminar About the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

By Jakub Blum / KVSC reporter St. Cloud State University is hosting an online seminar discussing the disaster and recovery efforts about the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The School of Public Affairs is has put together a Pop-up Seminar for students and members of the community. The presenters are Assistant Professor of Geology […]

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Feb 7, 2023

Vice President Kamala Harris Speaking in St. Cloud Thursday

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to St. Cloud on Thursday to highlight the administration’s investments in electric vehicles. Her visit will come on the back of President Biden’s State of the Union speech where he is expected to further promote investment in electric vehicles and creating good-paying, […]

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Feb 7, 2023

Central Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee Underway Tuesday

KVSC staff report It’s a big day for middle school students who are testing their skills in the Central Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee today. Forty-three area students in 5th to 8th grades are taking the challenge at Resource Training & Solutions. The spelling bee is the next step after a series of contests at the […]

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Feb 6, 2023

Two Dogs Perish In House Fire Friday Near Farming

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter We’re learning about a house fire on Friday, February 3rd where the owners were not home, but their two pet dogs died. The fire was spotted at 4:45 p.m. by an off-duty firefighter who passing by and reported seeing smoke coming from the home on County Road 41 just […]

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Feb 6, 2023

Two Cars Crash Along Highway 169 In Zimmerman

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director A man was taken to Princeton Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a collision along Highway 169 in Zimmerman late Friday afternoon. Minnesota State Patrol Officer Sergeant Jesse Grabow reports at approximately 4:20 p.m. a car was heading soutbound on Highway 169 before crashing at the intersection of […]

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Feb 6, 2023

Former U.S. Senator Dave Durenberger’s Personal Effects on Display

By Jakub Blum / KVSC reporter The personal effects of the late former United States Senator Dave Durenberger are now on display in the Research Center at the Stearns History Museum. Some of the items you can view include election memorabilia and other personal items that belonged to him. Durenberger was born in St. Cloud […]

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Feb 3, 2023

Stearns County Wants Input on the Future of Its Park System

By Jakub Blum / KVSC reporter Stearns County is seeking input on a plan that will guide the future of the County’s parks, trails and recreation system for the next 10 to 20 years. A brief online survey asks about awareness and usage of the County’s parks and trails, and it asks for ideas for […]

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