Author: Alexis Pearson

Veteran television anchor retires

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Twin Cities television anchor Diana Pierce has announced her retirement.  After making the announcement last Wednesday Pierce’s last day will be April 22nd. Pierce entered the news world in 1983 as an anchor for the NBC affiliate and most recently has been co-anchoring the 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. news.

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Archdiocese bankruptcy pursued by Premier Banks

Archdiocese bankruptcy pursued by Premier Banks

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Attorneys for bankrupt St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese are asking a federal judge to approve an offer from Premier Banks.  Donald Regan, Premier Banks chairman, has put a bid out for $3.3 million dollars for the Archdiocese property. Premier Banks is not the only company pursing the bankrupt Archdiocese as United Properties has put in their […]

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Cell phone inspections at state colleges

Cell phone inspections at state colleges

MINNESOTA – As of Friday a new cell phone law states that administrators of Minnesota State colleges and universities are allowed to inspect the work cellphones and other mobile devices of their employees.  Many employees are outraged at the new law, stating that they use their personal phones for work, therefore giving access to administrators of their personal information.  Faculty […]

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St. Cloud hospital merger in near future

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – CentraCare care provider is looking to merge with St. Cloud Medical Group care provider.  CentraCare says they have been pursuing a merge since mid-2015 in hopes of improving patient care quality.  While CentraCare is one of the top ten medical care providers in the state, St. Cloud Medical Group is one of the bottom eight lowest […]

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Highway 10 three way collision

Highway 10 three way collision

BIG LAKE, Minnesota – A car driving the wrong way on Highway 10 collided with two other cars this afternoon.  Barbara Wehrwein, driver of the car that caused the collision, was driving on the wrong side of the divided highway when she hit Kristi Hultberg head on with her car. Hultberg was driving on highway 10 when the car in front of […]

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Seventh annual Kraemer Lake snowstomp

Seventh annual Kraemer Lake snowstomp

ST. JOSEPH, Minnesota – Maple syrup lovers prepare for the kickoff of the maple syrup season.  Kraemer Lake Wildwood County Park will be hosting the seventh annual snowstomp Saturday, February 20th at noon.  Bring your snowshoes and stomp, stomp, stomp your way into maple syrup season. Kraemer Lake Wildwood County Park is open year round but is reserved for a […]

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Increase in kids with health insurance

Increase in kids with health insurance

MINNESOTA – A recent study finds that more kids in Minnesota have health insurance.  After the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 the percentage of uninsured children in the state dropped from 6.3 percent (86,000) in 2013 to 3.5 percent (48,000) in 2014.  The increase in children with health insurance from 2013-2014 saw a major increase with non-White […]

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Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey’s rodeo participation jeopardized

Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey’s rodeo participation jeopardized

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An animal rights group asks for the removal of “Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey” in the World’s Toughest Rodeo this weekend after rumors circled on the monkey’s poor health.  The Xcel Energy Center will be hosting the World’s Toughest Rodeo this Friday and Saturday where Whiplash will be expected to put on a show by riding a sheep-herding […]

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John LaDue held at state-run evaluation facility

John LaDue held at state-run evaluation facility

WASECA, Minnesota – Updates on John LaDue’s case surfaced today as he is currently being held at a state-run evaluation facility.  In April of 2014  17- year old LaDue was found in a storage unit with bomb-making materials and was later accused of plotting an attack at a southern Minnesota high school.  Now, two years later, LaDue is in the midst of his […]

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