Author: Nathan Hageness

October 25th Delcared “Wellstone Rememberance Day”

Wednesday October 25th was proclaimed “Wellstone Remembrance Day” by Governor Mark Dayton. The day is to honor late U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone who lost his life in a plane crash 15 years ago.  The Governor’s proclamation highlights the dedication to the people of Minnesota by Senator Wellstone. “Paul was an extraordinary political leader. He truly believed, and practiced, ‘Politics of the […]

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Elvis Presley’s Mississippi Home to Hit the Auction Block

Long before Elvis Presley left the building he left his hilltop boyhood home in northeastern Mississippi. That home is one of the many things that will be auctioned off in an upcoming celebrity auction. The white, wood framed house and the sixteen acres surrounding will hit the auction block on the 11th of November along with dresses from Marilyn Monroe and […]

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Evacuees Return Home After Wildfires in California

After severe wildfires in California evacuees are starting to return home, among them are the animals from the Orange County Zoo. Fire crews are still trying to get a handle on the southern California wildfire that has destroyed 14 buildings among several trees in its path. The Sonoma county sheriff’s office ordered a mandatory evacuation Wednesday for areas near the blaze which […]

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Governors Set To Discuss Flood Control Project

A meeting between Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is set to take place Wednesday in Moorhead. Governor Dayton and Governor Burgum plan to discuss the future of a flood control project in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The $2.2 billion Red River diversion project’s construction was stopped by a federal judge over complaints project supporters did not obtain […]

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New Record Rainfall In St. Cloud

The city of St. Cloud experienced new record highs for rain fall on Monday and Tuesday. Monday’s rainfall saw 1.55 inches which surpassed the record for October 2nd of 1.13 inches set in 1982. Tuesday’s rainfall total was 1.36, that also surpassed the old record for October 3rd of 1.25 inches set in 1990. The weather service reported St. Cloud’s […]

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