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Nov 18, 2019

Archived: Two More In Reckless Driving Case

Two more people have come forward claiming they too have been targets of a reckless driver on and near the St. Cloud State campus. They spoke up as a result of posting the incident in the original safety alert. They reported that their encounter happened around the same time as the original attacks at about […]

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Mar 18, 2019

Art Crawl To Be Held In St. Cloud

Downtown St. Cloud is the home of several art crawls, and the first one of 2019 is coming up. The Paramount Center for the Arts says the Art Crawl will feature live demonstrations and the High School Juried Exhibition. The demonstrations will be held in the Visual Arts Studio, while the exhibition is currently on […]

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Mar 18, 2019

Women On Wednesdays Talks about Muslim Women Leaders

The Women on Wednesday speaker series continues this week with a conversation about the rise of Muslim Women in Leadership roles.
The St. Cloud State University Women’s Center says the director of reviving the Islamic sisterhood for empowerment; Nausheena Hussain will be leading the conversation. Hussain says she wants to continue with the momentum of the nation’s first two Muslim women being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and use that to address leadership development among Muslim girls.
The Muslim Women in Leadership presentation will be held at noon on Wednesday March 20th in the Atwood Memorial Center

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Mar 18, 2019

Man In Stearns County Jail for Wells Fargo Robbery

The man who police say robbed a Wells Fargo in St. Cloud is now in the Stearns County Jail after he was arrested at the Minneapolis St. Paul airport.
St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson says 28-year-old Khalid Hassan Mohamud was arrested at the airport on unrelated charges and was facing extradition to Utah. Stearns County then notified the Hennepin County Jail of a warrant they had for Mohamud for 2nd degree aggravated robbery from the February 22nd Wells Fargo Robbery.
Mohamud was transferred to the Stearns County Jail Sunday March 17

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Mar 15, 2019

Milwaukee Amber Alert Could Be Tied To St. Cloud

An Amber Alert from Milwaukee is active, and St. Cloud could be the location of the missing girl. The St. Cloud Police Department says they’ve been talking with the Milwaukee Police Department about the Amber Alert for 2-year-old Noelani Robinson. St. Cloud is among several locations where agencies are searching for leads. Noelani’s father, Dariaz […]

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Mar 14, 2019

Wet and Icy Roads Send Multiple People to the Hospital

Wet and icy roads have led to a handful of car accidents in the St. Cloud area.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported at least four accidents on Wednesday were caused by hydroplaning or drivers losing control after hitting a patch of ice. Multiple people were sent to the St. Cloud Hospital due to car accidents between noon and 9p.m.
The Minnesota state patrol wants to remind everyone not to over drive road conditions. Drive slower when water is present on the road and to give yourself extra breaking time in these icy conditions.

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Mar 13, 2019

Snow Causes roof to cave in on University Drive

With all the snow officially cleared from the road and large amounts of rain on the way, the city of St. Cloud now has a new concern at the forefront can roofs handle all the extra weight.
Over the weekend one St. Cloud building was condemned after its roof caved in. The building on the corner of University Drive and 9th Avenue South was home to Subway, Kwik Fix Electronics and Campus Book Supply. The collapse happened just after 6 p.m. Saturday night. Subway was the only business open at the time, luckily no one was hurt and a majority of the damaged was contained to the book store.
The area has been roped off and the city has ordered the building to be demolished by the end of the week.

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Mar 13, 2019

St. Cloud Calls Off Snow Emergency

The city of St. Cloud has officially called off the snow emergency issued over the weekend.
St. Cloud Maintenance supervisor Tom Zabinski says the streets have now been cleared to the best of their abilities and says thank you to everyone in the community for their efforts to clear the streets so plows could get through.
The St. Cloud Odd Even Winter parking Schedule is now back in full effect.

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Mar 13, 2019

Barn Destroyed in Fire Wednesday Morning

A barn fire early Wednesday morning near Holdingford needed multiple fire departments to put out the blaze.

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Mar 12, 2019

Roads Could Be Affected Ahead Of Holy Cross Parish’s Popular Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Ahead of the Holy Cross Parish’s parade and festival, authorities have announced they will be watching the weather to figure out road conditions. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says cars tend to be parked along shoulders near the Holy Cross Parish’s annual event as a result of the high attendance. As a result of changing […]

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