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Aug 4, 2021

St. Cloud School District Comes to Tentative Para-Educator Contract Agreement

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The St. Cloud Area District 742 and the Minnesota School Employees association announced their agreement on a two-year agreement for the 2021-2023 school years for para-educators. Para-educators represents 300 employees of the school districts who perform critical student support services in St. Cloud schools and programs daily. Superintendent Willie […]

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Aug 2, 2021

Metro Bus St. Cloud Resuming Fares This Fall

By: Nyah Adams / News Director Metro Bus announces Friday, October 1st they will resume transportation fares and new payment options. Services including fixed-route, Dial-a-Ride, ConneX in Sartell, and Northstar Link will be charging passengers. Metro Bus says their new payment options include a new SmartCard and mobile app. The fares will remain the same. […]

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Aug 2, 2021

18-Year-Old from St. Paul Arrested For Shootings In The St. Cloud Area

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The St. Cloud Police Department arrested 18-year-old Kenneth Lashawn Cook Jr. of West St. Paul on felony charges for two shootings in two days. The first shooting happened July 27th, at Go For It Gas on 9th Avenue South. The second happened the next day near the intersection of […]

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Jul 29, 2021

St. Cloud Robbery Suspect Identified Nearly a Year Later

By: Nyah Adams / News Director A robbery suspect has been identified nearly a year after the crime thanks to DNA evidence. On August 21, 2020, St. Cloud police responded to a robbery that happened at the Security Coin and Pawn Shop on St. Germain Street. Police now say they have identified the robbery suspect […]

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Jul 28, 2021

CentraCare Nationally Ranked In U.S. Best Hospitals, Number 3 in Minnesota

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The CentraCare, St. Cloud Hospital is getting some recognition after being ranked third overall for Minnesota’s Best Hospitals. Ranked first and second was Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Abbott Northwestern Hospitals in Minneapolis. CentraCare ranked in the top 50 Best Hospitals in the U.S. for urology, cardiology and heart […]

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Jul 28, 2021

Whit Gallery Spotlighting New Installation and Live Music

By Jo McMullen / KVSC reporter The new Whit Gallery in downtown St. Cloud is offering a ‘two-fer’ for art and music lovers…a new installation and live music Thursday. The artwork of Minnesota painter Sophia Heymans is currently on display. Heymans describes the style of her paintings as layering the figurative narrative of American folk […]

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Jul 27, 2021

Excessive Heat Watch Through Wednesday in Central Minnesota

By Jo McMullen / KVSC Reporter The high temperatures and sticky air has prompted an excessive heat watch in Central Minnesota. St. Cloud State University retired meteorology professor Bob Weisman says the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the southern half of Minnesota this afternoon and early evening to the south of […]

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Jul 27, 2021

Holdingford Man Suspected Of Distributing Meth

By: Nyah Adams / News Director The Central Minnesota Task Force says Stearns County man was found selling and storing methamphetamine at his house. Authorities say 39-year-old, Brandon Damien Wright of Holdingford, is suspected of distributing methamphetamine throughout Central Minnesota. Investigation set up controlled buys from Wright on multiple occasions and were able to buy […]

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