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Sep 23, 2019

Motorcycle Crashes Head-On in Watab Township

The Minnesota-St. Paul Patrol reports that a motorcycle crashed head-on with another vehicle Friday night in Watab Township, near Sauk Rapids. 52-year-old Dale Maxson Jr. of Minneapolis was heading southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 10 and crashed into the other car. 35-year-old Brandon Panitzke of Little Falls was the driver of the other […]

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Sep 20, 2019

St. Cloud Police Offering Reward for Homicide Info

A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and formal charge of a suspect in a homicide case from July. On July 20th, police were sent out to the 300 block of 4th Avenue South near Holiday in St. Cloud, after there were reports of a person with a gun. […]

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Sep 18, 2019

Lightning Strikes Home Electrical Box in Kimball

Deputies responded to call of a possible house fire early Wednesday morning in Kimball. 54-year-old Charles Nystrom and 55-year-old Vickie Fosjord believe the home was struck by lightning when they heard a loud boom from outside and could start to smell smoke.  Kimball Fire a Rescue didn’t locate any fires or hazards, but found that […]

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Sep 18, 2019

Freightliner Semi Crash Injures man In Saint Joseph

A crash on Highway 23 at Interstate 94 in St. Joseph sent one man in the St. Cloud Hospital on Monday. The Minnesota-St. Paul Patrol reports a pick-up truck was heading east on Highway 23 at I-94 when a Freightliner Semi-truck pulled out and struck the pick-up truck 82-year-old Donald Robak of St. Cloud was […]

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Sep 17, 2019

Cold Spring Crash Leaves Teenager Injured

Thirty-eight-year-old Jesse Kern says he did not see any brake lights or turn signals when he crashed into a Chevrolet Equinox on Sunday.  The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office reports seventeen-year-old Kjerstin Campbell was driving eastbound on County Road 2 when she was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Island Lake Road.  Kern then struck […]

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Sep 16, 2019

Truck Found in Avon Pond After Crash

Authorities believe alcohol was involved when an Aldrich man crashed his truck into a pond on Friday night. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office reports 37-year-old Steven Sand was heading eastbound on County Road 154 near Pelican Lake when he slammed on his brakes to avoid a pickup truck exiting the parking lot of “The Landing”. […]

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Sep 13, 2019

Camp Ripley Showcased with Open House Sunday

It only happens every two years, the Minnesota National Guard training site north of Little Falls is hosting their Open House and Community Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 15. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Shane Haugen, Director of the Camp Ripley Visitors Bureau says this is one of our most significant events welcoming the communities inside […]

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Sep 13, 2019

SCSU Celebrating Advanced Education, Hosting Grad School Fair

St. Cloud State University will be celebrating their advanced education options on campus by hosting a Grad School Fair. The Grad School Fair will run from 11-2 on Wednesday, September 18th. The Fair is designed to show undergraduate students and others the opportunities that are available to them if they want to continue an advanced […]

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Sep 13, 2019

St. Cloud Convention Center Hosting Job Fair

The St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center will be hosting a career fair towards the end of the month. The event is a few weeks from now on Tuesday, September 24th. Anyone looking to meet and network with employers and get more information about possible jobs and careers should head on over to this event. […]

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Sep 11, 2019

St. Cloud State University Recieves $1.5 Million for New Program

St. Cloud State’s President Robbyn Wacker and CentraCare President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Holmen made an important announcement inside renovated Eastman Hall on Wednesday. St. Cloud State University has received a $1.5 million commitment from CentraCare Health to help establish a Graduate Nursing Education program and the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research […]

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Sep 11, 2019

Virus Causes Death in Two Deer in Stearns County

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the first cases in a disease that is attacking white-tailed deer in Minnesota. The DNR says that the first two cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, have been identified in deer in the St. Stephen area. Several deer have died recently in the area, and the […]

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Sep 10, 2019

St. Cloud to Host Panel on Hate Crimes

Local organizers are hosting an event to address the rise in hate crimes in our country. The St. Cloud Area Regional Human Rights Commission, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and St. Cloud Pride are co-sponsoring a panel discussion to discuss Dismantling Hate Crimes. The panel will talk about discrimination and bias, define hate crimes, […]

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