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Oct 29, 2009

Archived: St. Cloud Traffic Updates

Now that the Granite City Crossing is open, drivers can still expect to see construction activity in that area through mid-November, but all of the construction will take place off the road. Crews will return in the spring to complete landscaping and visual aesthetics. The entire project is scheduled to be complete next summer. The […]

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Oct 29, 2009

Archived: Police Seek Suspects in 3 Separate Burglaries

St. Cloud Police are asking the community to help them find suspects in three separate burglary incidents. The first one happened Wednesday night at around 5:30 on the 400 block of 5th Avenue Northeast. Police say two unidentified black men stole more than $1,000 worth of stuff from inside a home and fled. The homeowners […]

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Oct 29, 2009

Archived: St. Cloud Car Crash

An 88 year old woman was taken to the Hospital with injuries after a car accident. Saint Cloud Police responded to 33rd Avenue and 1st Street South for a car crash. Police say a car driven by a 34-year-old Son Dinh of Saint Cloud was traveling on 33rd Avenue when it hit a vehicle driven by […]

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Oct 29, 2009

Archived: St. Cloud cost of living index is “average”

A new report says the Saint Cloud area is sitting an average cost of living. Measurements were taken last quarter…and are based on more than 90,000 prices covering 60 items in housing, utilities, groceries, transportation, healthcare, and miscellaneous goods. Saint Cloud scored a 98.3…about 2% below the national average. In indivuals categories, St. Cloud scored […]

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Oct 29, 2009

Archived: Mailbox Regulations in Winter

The State Department of Transportation says now is a good time to repair or replace old or damaged rural mailboxes, just before the ground freezes. Every winter, the DOT receives complaints of snowplows damaging mailboxes. Most of the damage is a result of rusted mailboxes and posts that do not stand up to heavy snow […]

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Oct 28, 2009

Archived: Granite City Crossing Opening

The anticipation is building as drivers, bikers and walkers in St. Cloud are excited for the opening of Granite City Crossing—the new bridge spanning the Mississippi River on Highway 23. The bridge opens at 10 a.m. Thursday.  Minnesota Department of Transportation officials are touting the new bridge as having greater safety and mobility. The work […]

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Oct 28, 2009

Archived: Pink Party to Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer

The Mitchell Residence Hall Association with Women’s Action and Women’s Center invites you to a Pink Party to raise awareness about breast cancer. The Pink Party begins at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, and will be held in the Ballroom in Atwood Memorial Center. Some events planned for the party are breast bingo, speakers, an alternative fashion show, […]

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Oct 28, 2009

Archived: Hayride Accident Injures Six

One of Halloween’s most treasured traditions turned sour last Saturday night when six people were injured during a collision. Seven adults were riding a farm trailer being pulled by a tractor for a hayride when a woman from Foley hit the trailer with her SUV. The collision happened on County Road 6 near County Road […]

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Oct 28, 2009

Archived: Free Speaker at SCSU to Talk about Jacob Zuma

Saint Cloud State University is hosting “The Significance of the Victory of Jacob Zuma in the 2009 South African Elections” presented by Joleen Kotze. Kotze is a professor of Political Science at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The presentation will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Voyageurs North Room […]

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Oct 28, 2009

Archived: Tools Stolen in Burglary

More than $1000 worth of tools were stolen from a St. Cloud home early Tuesday morning. The burglary occurred at the 1500 block of 31st Avenue North sometime between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m.  According to police, an unknown suspect may have gained entry to the home’s garage through an unlocked door. If […]

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