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Apr 12, 2021

First Year Success for Adopt-a-Drain in St. Cloud

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director After launching a new Adopt-a-Drain program in St. Cloud last April, the city saw 143 people adopt a total of 266 drains in 2020. The City of St. Cloud also says an estimated 6,400 pounds of debris was collected from local storm drains and disposed properly.  The goal […]

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Apr 9, 2021

New VP of Student Life and Development at SCSU

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director St. Cloud State University has recently hired a new staff member to assist in keeping students happy and safe. Dr. Katrina Rodriguez will join St. Cloud State University as the Vice President for Student Life and Development. She will officially start in July. Rodriguez is coming from the […]

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Apr 9, 2021

Road Repairs for County Road 75 in Waite Park and St. Cloud Begins Monday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Drivers in St. Cloud and Waite Park should be ready for delays when heading towards Division Street as resurfacing and concrete pavement repairs will cause closures throughout the summer. The Stearns County Highway Department says County Road 75 (Division Street) between 15th Avenue North in Waite Park and […]

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Apr 8, 2021

Hadrian Road Closure

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director Starting Monday, April 12th Hadrian Road between 36th and 38th Street South will be closed due to road construction work in the area. The closure is expected to last until Monday, April 19, 2021.

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Apr 7, 2021

Wooded Lot Fire in Fairhaven Township

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director On April 5 a patrolling Stearns County Deputy patrolling in Fairhaven Township came across a large amount of smoke on County Road 44. The deputy traced the smoke to the address of 7055 County Road 44 where he discovered several acres of a wooded lot were on fire […]

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Apr 7, 2021

Community Health Survey Mailed Out for Central Minnesota

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director Throughout this week, over 6,500 randomly selected households in Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns Counties will receive the Central Minnesota Community Health Survey in the mail. This survey asks important questions about the respondents’ health and wellness in their community. It contains questions about access to health care, nutrition, […]

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Apr 7, 2021

Fire Damages Garage Near Cold Spring

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Deputies responded to a garage that caught fire early Wednesday morning near Cold Spring. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a call just after 2 a.m. where a passerby reported a detached garage on fire. The passerby then alerted the homeowner, who was able to evacuate the residence. […]

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Area News, Sports

Apr 7, 2021

AUDIO: SCSU Hockey Heads to Frozen Four After Send Off Celebration

By Nathan Daggett & Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Directors The St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey Team was joined by an excited group of fans, students and faculty as the Huskies were celebrated with a send off on Monday morning. St. Cloud State President Robbyn Wacker, Athletics Director Heather Weems, St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis […]

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Apr 7, 2021

SCSU Names New Director of Student Accessibility Services

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director St. Cloud State University is welcoming a new Director of Student Accessibility Services this week. Dr. Nicholas Wright will take the position after previously serving a variety of positions in student affairs for the University of Louisville. Dr. Wright and his family are thrilled to join the St. […]

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Apr 6, 2021

ATV Crash with Injuries in Krain Township

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office has reported that an ATV crashed on Saturday night in Krain Township. Deputies responded after a caller reported that two people were trapped in the ATV with injures.  Sixty-four-year-old James Hiltner of Freeport was able to free himself from the ATV and then […]

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Apr 6, 2021

Reminder to Farmers About Dangerous Crop Planting Locations

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director The Stearns County Highway Department wants to remind famers not to plant crops within the road right of way because it is illegal. State law prohibits plowing, tilling, or planting in the right of way, driviing lanes, shoulders, ditches and sight corners at intersections. These rules are in […]

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Apr 6, 2021

Archery Ranges Now Open for the Season

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director Stearns County’s two archery ranges are now open for the season. One of the archery ranges can be found at Mississippi River County Park near Rice. The other, which is new to the park system is at Oak Township Park near Melrose. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes […]

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