Author: Kallie Jones

Uber Safety Tips

Have you recently taken an Uber and felt unsafe? Uber has been designed to create a new fun way to arrive safely at your destination from a sober driver. Many people use Ubers for their nightlife, going downtown and drinking and not having to worry about getting into trouble with the law. However, there recently has been a few cases […]

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St. Cloud State Recovery Breakfast

  St. Cloud State is celebrating their second annual recovery breakfast here at St. Cloud State, where students and faculty can encourage and help community members with their recovery. This particular breakfast is focusing on the opioid crisis all over the nation, where one hundred and fifteen people die everyday from opioid use. This makes the opioid crisis the leading […]

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Capping Student Loans: Trumps Proposal to Battle Debt Crisis

  The Trump Administration is proposing a new bill that would hopefully start decreasing the national student debt crisis. As of now the national debt crisis is at an all time high of 1.5 trillion dollars, and that number is on the rise.The White House released proposals to reform higher education in the United States, including limits on grad student […]

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Flooding Season: What to expect

  As Minnesota recovers from the latest blizzard, and the first day of spring just weeks away, there is another threat waiting around the corner: when the snow begins to melt, and the flooding plains begin to rise. The entire state of Minnesota is covered with snow, ranging from 18-30 inches.  And with warmer weather and rainfall scheduled for later […]

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CBD Products in St. Cloud

There has been a new product circling around the St. Cloud area that has been extremely popular and carries many benefits. This new product is called CBD. CBD stands for Cannabidiol, which is a compound that is found in the flower of a cannabis plant. Although CBD is found in the cannabis plant, it does not contain the components in […]

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Sheriff Sanner Says Goodbye

Sheriff Sanner Says Goodbye

In Stearns County, Sheriff John Sanner says goodbye to the department where he has worked for 33 years. On Monday evening, Sanner’s retirement became official and he was recognized at a reception at the Stearns County Administration Center. The County Board of Commissioners is discussing who will fill out the rest of Sanner’s term, which ends in 2018. Sanner started […]

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Little Falls Minnesota Investigation

Little Falls Minnesota Investigation

In Little Falls Minnesota, investigators have found new evidence in the case of Terrance Brisk. Last November, Brisk was found dead on his property after hunting alone. Initially, police thought that Brisk was shot by another hunter on accident. But with the new evidence, investigators say that it leads them to believe that Brisks’ death was a homicide. Sheriff Shawn […]

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Minnesota Legislature and Budgets

Minnesota Legislature and Budgets

In St. Paul, the Minnesota Legislature are returning back from break with budget battles to solve. Legislature leaders need to bridge divides with Governor Mark Dayton, who wants more funding for State programs and fewer tax cuts. The Republican-controlled House and Senate passed their budgets before heading off for vacation. There are only five weeks remaining in the legislative session.

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Sex Offender Released

Sex Offender Released

  In Minneapolis, the Minnesota Court of Appeals confirmed a panel’s decision to release 74-year-old Eugene Kroop from the State’s Sex Offenders Treatment Program. Kroop’s discharge was approved last year, but authorities said it wasn’t safe. The court says the Judicial Appeal panel has the power to grant the releases and the head of the sex offender program can’t prevent […]

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Child Abuse is on the Rise in Minnesota

The number of Minnesota children being abused has grown in the past year. Around 16,000 children were under investigation for abuse, which is a 43% increase from last year. Governor Mark Dayton proposed investments to strengthen safety and stability for children. The State Government and local community organizations have resources to help families with economic supports, nutritional assistance, parenting classes, […]

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