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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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May 24, 2019

Summer Construction Begins in North St. Cloud

The North side of St. Cloud will be undergoing some major road work this summer. The City of St. Cloud says that starting on Wednesday, there will be four road closures near 33rd Avenue North that will last until late September if the weather permits. The City will be working on the following roads: 30th […]

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May 24, 2019

Boating Safety Tips For Memorial Day Weekend

With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has got a few helpful tips for you to make sure you stay safe over the holiday. The DNR knows that many Minnesotans love to get out on the lake for the holiday, but they urge you to wear life jackets no […]

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May 24, 2019

Northstar Rail One Step Closer to St. Cloud

If you commute to the cities for work, the Minnesota Legislature might have just helped you out. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Legislature announced a compromised Transportation budget. The budget includes funding to conduct an assessment of extending the Northstar commuter rail to St. Cloud. Dan Wolgamott, of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party, and the author of the […]

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May 22, 2019

Metro Bus Driver Takes home First Place

A St. Cloud Metro Bus operator took first place at a national bus competition on Sunday. Todd DeZurik won the 30th National Community Transportation Association of America Roadeo in Palm Springs, California. DeZurik competed for his fifth time at the National Roadeo against 76 other operators and took home his second trophy for winning the […]

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May 22, 2019

Interstate 94 Albany to Sauk Centre Now Single Lane

If you’re a commuter on Interstate 94 between Albany and Sauk Centre you should expect delays for the new few weeks. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists traveling both directions will encounter work crews, heavy equipment, slow traffic and likely delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane. The closures […]

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May 21, 2019

Car Hits Pedestrian Crossing the Road

A car ran into a man after he attempted to run across the road in South St. Cloud on Monday afternoon. The City of St. Cloud Police Department say that 64-year-old Neysa Evelyn Ballman of Maple Lake was heading south on Roosevelt Road when Christian Taylor Robinson, a 20-year-old St. Cloud man, was walking on […]

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May 21, 2019

Xcel Energy Set to Close Becker Power Plant

Xcel Energy plans to retire its two remaining coal plants in the Upper Midwest by 2030, a decade earlier than scheduled.   The Minneapolis-based utility also announced plans Monday to expand wind and solar, use cleaner natural gas and operate its carbon-free nuclear plant in Monticello until at least 2040.   Xcel reached agreement with […]

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May 20, 2019

Heavy Weekend Rain Results in Car Crash

The rain we got over the weekend is believed to be a factor in a car crash Saturday morning. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office say that 57-year-old Darlene Strommer, of Litchfield, was driving North on County Road 43 in Eden Lake when she crossed over the centerline and collided with 55-year-old Janell Watkins, of Paynesville. […]

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May 20, 2019

Northside Road Closures

The City of St. Cloud will be beginning some road work on a pair of North side roads today (Monday). A one block portion of 2nd Street North from 10th to 11th Avenue North will be reduced to one lane heading eastbound. A two block portion of 10th Avenue North from 2nd to 4th Street […]

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