Category: Area News

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Feb 5, 2024

Crash near Paynesville injures four, one severely

By Grace Jacobson / News Director ROSEVILLE TWP., Minn. — A two-car crash just outside of Stearns County hurt four people over the weekend, one of them severely. It happened just before noon on Sunday in Roseville Twp. The Minnesota State Patrol says 34-year-old Brandy Peterson from Paynesville was heading north on Highway 4 when […]

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Feb 2, 2024

DNR warns of rapidly changing ice conditions

By Grace Jacobson / News Director Unseasonably warm weather, combined with a lack of snow cover, has created unsafe ice conditions on some bodies of water in Minn. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s are weakening the ice, with small ponds and drainage ditches melting the fastest. The Minnesota DNR wants to remind adults and […]

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Feb 2, 2024

Brooten man airlifted after 15-foot fall from scaffolding

By Grace Jacobson / News Director LAKE GEORGE TWP., Minn. — A man is in the hospital after falling 15-feet off scaffolding in Stearns County. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 3:15 p.m. Thursday about a man that had fallen off scaffolding while working on the side of a building in […]

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Feb 1, 2024

‘House of Pizza’s’ Sartell location being shut down

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director After 20 years of service, House of Pizza in Sartell will close its doors on Feb. 25. According to the press release, the decision to close the Sartell location came after a disagreement with the property owner. House of Pizza has been trying to renew the lease for […]

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Feb 1, 2024

Feedback surveys now open to all City of Sartell residents

By Grace Jacobson / News Director SARTELL, Minn. — The National Community Survey is now open to all residents in the City of Sartell until Feb. 14. The National Community Survey will allow the City to gather valuable data to help them move in a direction that is guided by the input of the residents […]

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Feb 1, 2024

Xcel Energy named a “World’s Most Admired Company” for eleventh year

By Grace Jacobson / News Director MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — For the eleventh year in a row, Xcel Energy is one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine. The Minneapolis-based company ranked first in use of corporate assets and placed second overall among the most admired gas and electric companies in the country.  It’s […]

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Jan 31, 2024

Rep. Wolgamott to hold “Donuts with Dan”

By Zac Chapman / Assistant News Director Anyone interested in talking with St. Cloud’s State Representative can do so next Tuesday. Dan Wolgamott will hold a “Donuts with Dan” open office event in the Great River Regional Library. Wolgamott is asking anyone interested to RSVP with a time and a topic to discuss the issues […]

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Jan 31, 2024

“Playing For Her” Highlights the Voices of Women Student-Athletes on SCSU Campus

SUMMARY A new event on the St. Cloud State University campus uplifts the voices of women student-athletes. SCSU Women’s Center hosted the first “Playing for Her” event from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Atwood Glacier Room. The event featured a diverse panel of SCSU women student-athletes and highlighted the importance of equality, equity and justice within […]

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Jan 30, 2024

Taylor Drift top winner in MnDOT’s Name a Snowplow contest 2024

By Grace Jacobson / News Director The votes are in! Over 32,000 people voted for this year’s class of MnDOT’s Name a Snowplow contest. People were able to vote for up to eight names from the list of 49 finalists. And the winners are… A few other names that didn’t quite make the cut were […]

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Jan 30, 2024

“Swatting” incident occurs at Rep. Emmer’s Delano home, U.S. Capitol Police investigate

By Grace Jacobson / News Director An incident at the home of a Minnesota Rep. is the latest to join the list of similar incidents under investigation by U.S. Capitol Police. It happened around 6 p.m. Saturday in Wright County. Deputies responded to a report of a possible homicide/hostage situation at the Delano home of […]

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