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Jun 20, 2022

Kitchen Fire in St. Cloud Group Home Causes $20,000 in Damage

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter Four people were displaced after a fire in a group home in St. Cloud last Friday afternoon. The St. Cloud Fire Department was called to the group home, located at 1400 12th Ave North, shortly after 12:30 p.m. with a report of a stovetop cooking fire in the kitchen. […]

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Jun 6, 2022

Two Injured After Shots Fired at Haws Park in St. Cloud Sunday

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter Two men were slightly injured after a report of a gunshot at Haws Park in south St. Cloud Sunday night. Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton says officers were called to the park, located in the 800 block of 13th Street South, shortly after 5 p.m. People were leaving the […]

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Jun 6, 2022

Nearly $2 Million in Improvements Coming to the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter St. Cloud State University Huskies hockey fans have another reason to celebrate the sport this next season aside from their 2021 visit the NCAA national tournament. The school has announced a $1.8 million dollar investment to replace the scoreboards and improve the sound quality at the Herb Brooks National […]

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Jun 6, 2022

St. Cloud Police Looking for Hit and Run Driver Who Hit a Child

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter St. Cloud Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a person who hit a skateboarder and drove away from the scene. The incident happened Friday night at 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of 7th Avenue South and 11th St. South. When police arrived they learned a 7-year-old […]

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Jun 3, 2022

Highway 23 ‘North Gap’ Project Update from Paynesville to Richmond

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter The Minnesota Department of Transportation has an update on a major construction project on Highway 23 between Paynesville and Richmond. The project is called the ‘North Gap’ and beginning Monday, June 6 a detour of County Road 43 begins. The road will be closed from just north of Fellows […]

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Jun 3, 2022

UPDATE: Victim Identified, Two Suspects Arrested in St. Cloud Shooting on May 24

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter St. Cloud Police have identified the victim and arrested two suspects in a shooting that happened on the city’s south side in late May. The victim has been identified as 38-year-old Michael John Batsche of St. Cloud. Police were called to a residence located on 1200 Block of 10th […]

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Jun 2, 2022

Waite Park Police Investigating Fatal Car Fire

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter Waite Park Police are working with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the State Fire Marshal investigating a car fire that killed a person. Chief David Bentrud is releasing information about the fire that happened on Monday, May 30th shortly before 1 a.m. The Waite Park police and fire […]

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Jun 2, 2022

Stearns County Re-Opens District 3 County Commissioner Filing Period

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter Stearns County is re-opening the filing period for its District 3 County Commissioner race. County Auditor-Treasurer Randy Schreifels says the action is needed because one of the candidates officially withdrew his candidacy on June 1st. Incumbent Jeff Mergen submitted his affidavit to the county. Even though the filing period […]

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Jun 1, 2022

St. Cloud Rox Return Home This Friday — 11th Season is Underway

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter As we enjoy the early days of summer it’s time to welcome the boys of summer back to St. Cloud. The St. Cloud Rox baseball team is currently playing on the road, but their home opener is Friday at Joe Faber Field. Former Minnesota Twins two-time all-star shortstop Cristian […]

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Jun 1, 2022

Central Minnesota Citizens Appointed to State Boards

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter A number of central Minnesota residents have been appointed to a variety of state boards by Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Landyn Prescott-Miles of Royalton was named to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. She’s a licensed professional clinical counselor. This board regulates the practices […]

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