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Aug 31, 2020

Starry Stonewort Found in Lake Carnelian by Kimball

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The invasive algae called Starry Stonewort has been found in Lake Carnelian near Kimball by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  According to the DNR, starry stonewort looks similar to native aquatic plants and can form dense mats, which can interfere with use of lake and compete with […]

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Aug 31, 2020

Vehicle Rolls on Highway 23 near New London on Saturday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a call about a crashed vehicle Saturday in New London Township.  Just after 4 p.m. deputies arrived at the scene after a vehicle with two passengers rolled while heading south on Highway 23.  Thirty-three-year-old Wendy Leos of Texas lost control of the […]

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Aug 28, 2020

One Killed In Head-On Crash Near Holdingford Thursday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director One man was killed in a head-on crash near Holdingford on Thursday night.  The Stearns County Communications Center received a call just before 7:30 p.m. from a witness who said one of the vehicles was on fire and the other driver was trapped and not responding. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob […]

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Aug 28, 2020

Archery Deer Hunt Lottery Deadline This Afternoon

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Archery hunters in St. Cloud still have their chance to complete a deer hunt lottery application, which ends today at 3:30 p.m. Applications are $10 and can be turned into the St. Cloud terminal’s Airport Administrative office. If you are selected, you will get the chance to attend […]

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Aug 27, 2020

Lane Closures on Highway 23 in East St. Cloud Starting Sept. 8

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Drivers on Highway 23 in east St. Cloud may run into slowed or even stopped traffic as both directions will see single lane closures starting September 8. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the closure will see Highway 23 between Benton County Road 1 and Highway 95 east […]

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Aug 26, 2020

Fall Auctions for Confiscated Hunting and Fishing Equipment Set by DNR

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host two public auctions for confiscated fishing, hunting and trapping equipment beginning September 15. All of the auctions will be held online and the equipment includes firearms, bows and variety of other equipment. Two separate auctions will occur on September 19th […]

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Aug 26, 2020

Road Closure at Intersection of 25th Avenue North and 12 Street North to Begin Next Monday

Drivers in St. Cloud should be ready to find alternative routes when heading towards 25th Avenue North in St. Cloud as projects will close the road starting next Monday. The City Engineers office says that the intersection of 25th Avenue North and 12 Street North will be closed for utility work. The closure is expected […]

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Aug 26, 2020

St. Cloud Police Hosts Supply Drive For Students

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Students in the St. Cloud Area School District will benefit from a back to school drive to help get ready for the upcoming school year.  The St. Cloud Police Department will host a school supply drive to benefit students for the upcoming school year.  You can help by […]

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Aug 25, 2020

Indictment Charges For Big Lake Homicide

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director A homicide case in Big Lake is coming to a close after a court appearance on Monday. According to a Sherburne County press release, Big Lake Police and Sherburne County Sheriffs received a call on July 23rd from a man saying that his adult son had indicated he […]

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Aug 25, 2020

New Fareboxes and Payment Options Coming to Metro Buses

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director Metro Bus has announced that new fareboxes and fare payment options will be coming to all buses later in 2020.  New touchless pay options will be available, which include using the new Metro Bus Smart Ride Card or the Smart Ride App.  Passengers will still have the ability […]

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Aug 24, 2020

Two Vehicle Crash In Fairhaven

By: Taylor Bowden / Assistant News Director This past Sunday morning Stearns County officers responded to a crash involving a truck and a FED-EX delivery van. 63-year-old Donald Buckentin of Oakdale was driving his truck on County Road 146 towards 41-year-old Mark Wolle of Big Lake who was heading northbound on County Road 7 in his FED-EX […]

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Aug 24, 2020

Vehicle Collides with ATV on Lake Road in Richmond on Saturday

By Nathan Daggett / Assistant News Director A two-vehicle crash involving an ATV was reported Saturday morning in Richmond.  Stearns County Sheriff’s Deputies say the accident happened just after 8 a.m. on Cedar Island Lake Road. Seventy-two-year-old Kenneth Gulden of New Ulm was attempting to move his ATV from his shed to his residence, which […]

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