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Feb 16, 2021

Fire Damages Garage in Lake Henry Township

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Deputies responded to a garage that caught fire Sunday afternoon, about ten miles north of Paynesville. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a call just after 3:30 p.m. where the home owner’s relative noticed a large amount of smoke and found the detached garage fully engulfed in flames. […]

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Feb 16, 2021

Two Vehicle Crash in St. Cloud on Monday Night

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director  The Minnesota State Patrol has reported a two-vehicle crash on Highway 23 at 14th Ave SE in St. Cloud on Monday night. The accident happened just before 11 p.m. when an 18-year-old women was on Frontage Road and attempting to enter Highway 23. Thirty-two-year-old Brittney Biermaier of St. […]

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Feb 15, 2021

Central MN Arts Board Public Hearing set for March 4

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Central MN Arts Board will hold a virtual public hearing for grant programs, priorities and services on March 4th. The board serves Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties and will share their draft plan, which will be delivered in fiscal years beginning July 2021 through June of […]

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Feb 15, 2021

St. Cloud COVID-19 Testing Site Temporarily Closed

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director The COVID-19 community testing site at River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud will be temporarily closed from February 22 to March 2 for a previously scheduled event.  During the closure residents are encouraged to seek out alternative COVID-19 testing options. COVID-19 testing will resume on March 3 with […]

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Feb 12, 2021

Vehicle Crashes Into Power Pole in St. Joseph on Thursday

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a crashed vehicle on Thursday in St. Joseph. Officers arrived at the scene just after 6 p.m. and located the crash further south on County Road 2 near the “Old Park and Ride”.  They identified the driver as 67-year-old Bette Olson of St. Cloud. Deputies […]

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Feb 11, 2021

One Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash at Waite Park Intersection

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director  The Minnesota State Patrol has reported a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 23 and 28th Avenue in Waite Park. The accident happened just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday when 70-year-old Gerald Borth of St. Cloud was southbound on 28th Avenue and making a left turn onto […]

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Feb 11, 2021

SWAT Team Arrests Man Outside His Home in St. Cloud

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The St. Cloud Police Department’s SWAT Team arrested a man outside his apartment complex in St. Cloud on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities learned from an on-going investigation that the man had been acting suspiciously and making statements that could pose a risk to public safety and his own.  They […]

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Feb 11, 2021

St. Cloud Regional Airport Announces New Destination

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director The St. Cloud Regional Airport has worked with travel company Allegiant to offer central Minnesotans a new destination to travel to. St. Cloud Regional Airport will now be able to fly passengers to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) beginning June 6, 2021. To celebrate, the company is offering […]

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Feb 9, 2021

St. Cloud Based National Guard Aviators Deployed Monday

Approximately 60 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers from the B Company, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 171 1st Aviation Regiment based in St. Cloud deployed to Kuwait and Iraq on Monday for a nine-month mission. While deployed, the Soldiers will provide aerial movement of troops, supplies and equipment for support of maneuver, combat support and combat […]

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Feb 9, 2021

CentraCare Receives Grant to Help Treat Patients with Emergency Mental Health Needs

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director CentraCare has recently received a $1.2 million grant to help implement an innovative care model for adult patients who are experiencing emergency mental health needs. Funding to construct this new unit was made available through The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and construction is already underway […]

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