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Jun 16, 2020

St. Cloud Police Use Tear Gas On Large Crowd Near University Drive After Reports of Gunshots

By Blake Theisen / KVSC News Director / @btheisen24 St. Cloud Police used tear gas and other chemical irritants to disperse a large crowd that had gathered at a crime scene near South Town Liquor early Tuesday morning. One officer confirmed to KVSC at 12:41 a.m. that gunshots had been fired and that the scene […]

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May 21, 2020

Minnesota Domestic Violence Programs receive Emergency Funds

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director During the shelter-in-place order, experts are predicting a rise in domestic violence since survivors have no where to go. The New York Times published an article on the increase of calls to the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline. To assist with funding, The Allstate Foundation gave four emergency grants […]

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May 16, 2020

Water System Flushing Recommended for Local Businesses

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director The City of St. Cloud reminds business owners that their water systems should be flushed before re-opening buildings and facilities after the prolonged shutdown due to COVID-19 restrictions. When a building has been closed for a long period of time, it is recommended to make sure that both […]

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May 14, 2020

CentraCare to Resume Pre-COVID Procedures

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director Medical operations that were delayed due to preparation for the surge of COVID-19 will soon resume following Gov. Tim Walz’s executive order regarding scheduled procedures. Patients who qualify, after being tested for COVID-19, will be notified by their clinics. Over time, CentraCare and Carris Health will expand the […]

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May 6, 2020

SCSU Welcomes New Dean of Graduate Studies

By Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director St. Cloud State University has announced their new Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Associate Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs. Dr. Claudia Tomany is the former NDSU Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies. At SCSU, Tomany will play a pivotal role in setting strategic direction […]

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Apr 6, 2020

CentraCare Adds Video Appointments for Mental Health Support

The day to day life for many of us has changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but with the help of CentraCare, you can receive the treatment you need from the comfort of your own home.  CentraCare will begin to offer video appointments with mental health providers where therapists can help with stress, coping and […]

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Apr 2, 2020

Avon Man’s Life Saved By Co-Workers

Co-workers helped save a man’s life with live-saving measures Wednesday afternoon in St. Augusta. At about 12:41 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a worker who was thrown from a forklift, hit his head on the floor and was not breathing.  Fellow coworkers then began CPR. Fifty-three-year-old Mark Lieser, of […]

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Mar 25, 2020

How Are the City of St. Cloud and Businesses Affected by Stay at Home Order?

Many of the businesses and operations in St. Cloud have been affected by Governor Tim Walz’s new order to stay at home. In St. Cloud, the Stearns County will close its donation center at 3 p.m. on Friday.  The donation center opened on Monday, where residents had the ability to donate Personal Protective Equipment to […]

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Mar 13, 2020

St. Cloud Area Schools Limit Access Due to COVID-19

The school superintendents of St. Cloud, Sartell-St. Stephen and Sauk Rapids met Thursday to form a COVID-19 plan for K-12 schools. The have enacted a number of protocols, with a primary one limiting and eliminating school visitors. Going forward only school district personnel, defined as being on payroll or contract, are permitted inside the district’s […]

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Mar 9, 2020

BCA Death Investigation in St. Cloud

Three St. Cloud Police Department officers are on administrative leave after a man died during an arrest on March 4th.   The Midwest medical examiner’s office identified the deceased man as 41-year-old David John Beckes of St. Cloud.   Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call last Wednesday of an assault in progress. The victim reported that she was being assaulted and choked by Beckes. Prior to the attack, the […]

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