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Feb 22, 2021

One Killed in Fatal Crash near Big Lake

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Sherburne County Road 14, just south of Big Lake early Thursday morning. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office reports 86-year-old Ronald Olson of Monticello was heading east on Sherburne County Road 14, just south of U.S. Highway 10 when he […]

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Feb 22, 2021

Man Airlifted After Crashing Snowmobile in Clearwater Last Thursday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director A snowmobiler was seriously injured and airlifted after he crashed last Thursday in Clearwater. The Stearns County Emergency Communications Center received a call just after 5:30 p.m. when the caller reported the crash. The man was driving his snowmobile on a trail northwest of Franklin Road when he […]

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Feb 19, 2021

Pre-Spring Break COVID-19 Testing for SCSU Students and Staff

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director  St. Cloud State University will be holding COVID-19 saliva testing events for students and employees March 3 and March 15.   SCSU recommends getting tested for COVID-19 before and after traveling during spring break.   Reserve your testing time now and help Protect the Pack and each other and take part in the testing available on campus.  Volunteers who […]

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Feb 19, 2021

Great River Road Showcases Mississippi River

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director  The Mississippi River flows through ten states and has carved its path, creating unique and historic communities along its winding trail. Hence, the “Great River”  The Great River Road National Scenic Byway is one of the best scenic drives in America. The Great River Road traces the course of the Mississippi River […]

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Feb 19, 2021

Commencement Date Set For Fall 2020 SCSU Graduates

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director  Hundreds of Fall 2020 graduates now have a commencement ceremony date scheduled for later this month.  The official commencement date for Fall 2020 graduates will be March 12, 2021 in the Ritsche Auditorium at SCSU.  Registered students have been assigned a time to attend with their school or college. Registered students can have two ticketed guests join […]

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Feb 19, 2021

First Egg Layed on EagleCam for 2021

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce that the first egg has been spotted for 2021.  On Tuesday, the female eagle laid her first egg of the season and is expected to lay one to three more eggs in the coming days.  The DNR says […]

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Feb 19, 2021

New Tool Helps Connect Residents to COVID-19 Vaccine Opportunities

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director As more vaccine doses continue to become available, a new tool has been launched to help all Minnesotans find out when, where and how to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector helps connect residents to vaccine opportunities once it’s their turn. Residents will provide contact […]

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Feb 19, 2021

Sign Up for Alerts to Prevent Property Fraud in Stearns County

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director A new online service has been created for Stearns County residents to sign up for alerts to prevent mortgage and real estate fraud. Land Notification is a free online service that allows property owners to monitor their name or a parcel of land for real estate activity. Stearns […]

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Feb 18, 2021

Vehicle Rolls On Highway 10 In St. Cloud Wednesday Night

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Two were injured in a single vehicle crash on Highway 10 in St. Cloud Wednesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the accident happened just after 10:30 p.m. when 19-year-old Logan Weaver of Rogers was heading east on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle […]

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Feb 17, 2021

Shed Fire in Albany Township on Sunday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Stearns County Communications Center received a call about a building fire last Sunday in Albany Township. Albany Fire and Rescue responded to the scene just after 4:30 p.m. and located the fire in a machine shed and were able to extinguish the fire. A vehicle inside the […]

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