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May 20, 2019

Heavy Weekend Rain Results in Car Crash

The rain we got over the weekend is believed to be a factor in a car crash Saturday morning. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office say that 57-year-old Darlene Strommer, of Litchfield, was driving North on County Road 43 in Eden Lake when she crossed over the centerline and collided with 55-year-old Janell Watkins, of Paynesville. […]

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May 20, 2019

Northside Road Closures

The City of St. Cloud will be beginning some road work on a pair of North side roads today (Monday). A one block portion of 2nd Street North from 10th to 11th Avenue North will be reduced to one lane heading eastbound. A two block portion of 10th Avenue North from 2nd to 4th Street […]

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May 20, 2019

St. Cloud Continues Lake George Project

The City of St. Cloud would like you to know that access to Lake George will be limited today. The City is conducting water quality treatment tests as they continue their Lake George water quality improvement project. The City will be using aluminum sulfate to remove large concentrations of phosphorus in the lake, as well […]

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May 17, 2019

Head-On Collision Still Under Investigation

A car crash on Wednesday is still under investigation by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says at about 9:30 P.M. on Wednesday, a pickup truck and a car struck each other head-on near the 800 block of 35th Street Northeast in Sauk Rapids. The driver of the truck, 57-year-old Lonnie […]

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May 16, 2019

Project Challenge Choir Concert

The St. Cloud Area School District is hosting its Project Challenge Choir concert tonight at South Junior High. Project Challenge is a program designed for anyone 16 years of age or older with a disability to provide a variety of educational and recreational opportunities. The Spring Singers, a community education program taught by instructors Kristine […]

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May 16, 2019

Buffalo woman Hospitalized After Six-Car Crash

There was six car pile-up Wednesday evening just outside of Annandale. The Minnesota State Patrol says that 56-year-old Beth Anne Block of Buffalo was driving her van East bound on County Road 39 before she rear ended a Mazda. The Mazda was pushed forward into a Jeep. The Jeep was then pushed forward into a […]

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May 16, 2019

Road Closure in North Saint Cloud

A one block portion of 37th Avenue North in St. Cloud will be closed down today. The city of St. Cloud says that 37th Avenue North will be closed from 2nd to 3rd Street North as they do some utility construction in the area. The closure is expected to last approximately one day.

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May 16, 2019

Stopping Starry Stonewort

When nice weather finally hits, Minnesotans like to hit the lakes. But the Department of Natural Resources is warning boaters not to spread invasive species this summer. DNR invasive species program supervisor, Heidi Wolf says pesky plants like Starry Stonewort have already invaded 13 lakes in Minnesota and they are making sure it doesn’t spread […]

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May 15, 2019

Shooting in 2900 Block of West St. Germain Street

There was a report of gun shots in St. Cloud Wednesday afternoon. According to St Cloud Police Department Assistant Chief Jeff Oxton, at 12:10 St. Cloud Police responded to a report of gun shots in the 2900 block of West St. Germain Street. This is located behind the Miller Auto Center and near the Thao […]

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May 15, 2019

Semi Rolled On Highway 9 This Morning

A Semi-Truck went into the ditch early Wednesday morning when it swerved to miss a deer. According to Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Grabow, Randall Roth, 56 year-old from Lake Lillian, MN, was traveling north on Highway 9 when he saw a deer on the road. He swerved to miss the deer and rolled into […]

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May 15, 2019

Man Dies After Car Hit by Train

A man died early Wednesday morning after his car was struck by a train. Stearns County Sheriff, Joel Brott, says the car got stuck on railroad tracks near the 3400 block of U.S. Highway 10 around 2:45 Wednesday morning. Witnesses say they saw the car stuck on the railroad tracks and the driver trying to […]

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May 14, 2019

First Real Estate Tax Deadline Approaching

The 2019 real estate tax payment deadline is approaching quickly. You have until Wednesday of this week to pay. Stearns County Auditor and Treasurers office says you can pay in a variety of ways starting with an in person payment or a mailed payment, the later needs to be postmarked by May, 15. You can […]

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