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Nov 10, 2009

Archived: Officers Issue 12 Citations in Targeted Enforcement

Central Minnesota law enforcement officials issued 12 citations last Friday night as part of a targeted enforcement saturation. Officers participating in the “Central Minnesota Reduction of accidents for Safe Highways” (C.R.A.S.H.) Task Force zeroed in on Highway 23 between the Mississippi River in St. Cloud and the City of Cold Spring. In all, the task force issued […]

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Nov 10, 2009

Archived: Centracare offers H1N1 Vaccine Clinic

Centracare will hold an H1N1 flu vaccine clinic for young children later this week. It’s happening from 3 to 7 pm on Thursday and again next Tuesday. Children must be between 6 months to 35 months old to receive the shot. The vaccination will be held in the Pediatric Department at the Centracare Clinic. Anyone […]

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Nov 10, 2009

Archived: Shoplifting Complaint Results in Drug Arrest

A shoplifting complaint resulted in a drug arrest Monday night in St. Cloud. Shortly before 7:00 pm, police responded to Cub Foods on 33rd Avenue. When police detained 45-year-old John Skaj of St. Cloud for shoplifting, they say they found him to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Skaj was arrested and brought […]

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Nov 9, 2009

Archived: Teen Shot while Hunting will be Okay

A 14-year-old Melrose boy is hurt after getting hit by a slug while deer hunting this weekend. It happened on Saturday about one mile north of the city of Spring Hill. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says the boy was hunting with his father and 12 other men. At around noon, the hunting party flushed […]

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Nov 9, 2009

Archived: Free Band Concert Tonight

The Saint Cloud Municipal Band will hold a rather animated concert tonight at the Paramount Theater. The song list included songs from favorite Walt Disney movies and Hanna Barbara cartoons, along with some traditional music.   Municipal Band Director Mel Hauck said the concert will be both fun and challenging for the group, and will […]

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Nov 9, 2009

Archived: Loiterer Found With Methamphetamine and Two Warrants

Early Monday morning at about 5:40 officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. 22-year-old Anthony Storstad of Swanville Minnesota was found loitering in the area of the 1800 block of Quarry Road South in Saint Cloud. Storstad had two active warrants out of both Morrison and Stearns County and police found that he was carrying […]

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Nov 9, 2009

Archived: Car Crashes Into Motorcycle

Saint Cloud Police arrived to the scene of an accident shortly before noon on Friday. Police say it happened at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 8th Street South between a car and motorcycle. 25-year-old Caroline Sile of Saint Cloud was driving a car on 7th Avenue South when she hit a motorcycle being driven […]

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Nov 9, 2009

Archived: DWI Arrest

A St. Cloud man is being held in the Stearns County Jail after crashing his car while driving intoxicated early Saturday morning. 22-year-old Calvin Ford was arrested and is being held on charges of DWI, test refusal, and felony criminal damage to property. According to St. Cloud Police, they received a complaint about an intoxicated […]

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Nov 6, 2009

Archived: SCSU Students to Premiere their First Movie

A couple of St. Cloud State students are counting down the hours to their first movie premiere. Over the last 16 months, Bruce Meyers and Gordon Severson have been putting together “It Doesn’t Define Us,” a documentary film about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights and issues. The film will premiere at the Uptown Theater […]

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Nov 6, 2009

Archived: Man Threatens Woman with Knife, Police Say

A 59-year-old man is in the Stearns County Jail facing assault charges after police say he threatened a woman with a knife. Thursday night at around 9:30, police responded to the 300 block of 37th Avenue North, where they say Marvin Kraig threatened a 38-year-old victim. Police say Kraig had a pocket knife when they […]

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