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Jul 18, 2019

Registered Predatory Offender Moving to St. Cloud

The St. Cloud Police Department has released information regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender moving into St. Cloud. 46-year-old Maceo Lamont Williams moved into St. Cloud on July 12th after serving his sentence given to him by the court. He has a history of sexual contact with adult females. The Police Department will be holding […]

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Jul 18, 2019

Police Seeking Identification of Burglary Suspects

The St. Cloud Police Department is reaching out to the public to help identify suspects in a burglary. On the morning of July 8th, St. Cloud Police were notified of an overnight burglary at Shooters Saloon and Eatery. The suspects entered the building by cutting a hole through a wall of the building. They stole […]

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Jul 17, 2019

Police Investigating Dead Body Found Near St. Joseph

A dead body was found in a car near St. Joseph on Sunday. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an SUV stuck off the side of a dirt path. The caller also reported that there was an elderly woman in the front passenger seat that appeared dead. The woman was identified […]

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Jul 9, 2019

National Science Foundation Awards SCSU Technology Grant

St. Cloud State University has been awarded a new technology grant. The university announced that they have received a National Science Foundation grant for $7 million dollars along with five other partner agencies to fund a National Center for Autonomous Technologies. The NCAT will focus on air, land, and sea autonomous technologies: unmanned aircraft systems […]

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Jul 9, 2019

Mayor Kleis appoints New City Attorney

St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis has appointed a new City Attorney, Kleis announced yesterday that Renee Courtney will be taking the position. Courtney spent the past year working as the Deputy City Attorney, and prior to that worked as the assistant County Attorney for Stearns County where her focus was on the criminal division. Since […]

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Jul 9, 2019

St. Cloud Recognized Nationally; Receive Civic Imagination Award

The City of St. Cloud was given an award for their civic and community interactions by the United States Department of Justice. The St. Cloud Police department Community Outpost was given the Justice L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award for their work engaging the community and helping forge positive and strong relationships within the City […]

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Jul 8, 2019

Road Closures This Week

Here are the road closures in St. Cloud this week. On Tuesday, July 9 6th Avenue North between St. Germaine Street West and 1st Street North will be closed until Tuesday, July 23 for utility work. On Thursday, July 11 13th street south from 5th to 9th Avenue south and 6th avenue south from 12th […]

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Jul 3, 2019

Drunk Driving Crash Leads To Death

A man is dead after drunk driving crash. According to Sergeant Jesse Grabow, Jose Claudio Jimbo Llapa, a 40-year-old of Columbia Heights, was driving toward St. Cloud on Highway 10 near the Elk River and Jarvis Street intersection, next to Furniture and Things. A semi-truck pulled onto the highway and was speeding up when Llapa […]

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Jul 2, 2019

Two Administrators Retire, One Moves to New School

St. Cloud State University will undergo multiple position of leadership changes through the next couple of months after three different administrators either retired or took jobs elsewhere. Joe Trubacz and Dr. Wanda Overland will both be retiring in the coming months, while Amber Schultz has accepted a job at Edgewood College in a new position. […]

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Jul 2, 2019

Suspect Arrested in Knife Attack Outside of Library

St. Cloud Police have arrested a suspect in an assault that occurred yesterday afternoon. The St. Cloud Police Department says they arrested 62-year-old Theotis Jackson of St. Cloud at a residence in the 10 block of 14th Avenue North St. Cloud. Jackson allegedly fought another man outside of the St. Cloud Public Library and cut […]

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Jul 2, 2019

Two Waite Park Teens Arrested After Stealing Phone

Waite Park officers have identified and arrested two suspects in an aggravated robbery case from Saturday. The Waite Park Police Department says that Abdigani Billow, age 19 from Waite Park, as well as another 17-year-old juvenile suspect, were arrested after they allegedly stole a phone and jumped a man. The victim reported allowing one of […]

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Jul 2, 2019

Waite Park Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Truck Buyer

Waite Park police officers have arrested a man on charges of 2nd Degree Assault after he pointed a gun at another man. The Waite Park Police Department says that 57-year-old Michael Krebs of Waite Park pointed a gun at another man after they had a disagreement over the sale of his sons’ truck. The man […]

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