Author: Jennifer Austin

Promise Neighborhood program strives for change

Promise Neighborhood program strives for change

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – A St. Cloud based program is working to help low-income families in Central Minnesota.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann’s energy tour makes stop in St. Joseph

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s energy tour makes stop in St. Joseph

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Congresswoman Michele Bachmann visited Stearns Electric Association in St. Joseph Monday during the first day of her two-day energy tour.

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Support for Trayvon Martin shown in St. Cloud

Support for Trayvon Martin shown in St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – A series of demonstrations in St. Cloud were held to show support for Trayvon Martin, a black 17-year-old from Florida who was killed in February after a neighborhood watch captain shot him because he said Martin looked suspicious.

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Church offers fish fry drive thru

Church offers fish fry drive thru

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The St. Augustine Catholic Church in St. Cloud has held fish fries during Lent for decades. This year, that long tradition got faster  when the church decided to offer a drive thru option.

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Social Media Sobriety Test prevents drunk updates

Social Media Sobriety Test prevents drunk updates

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – If you’ve spent any time on Facebook after bar close, you’ve probably seen some questionable posts. The web security site, Webroot, has created the Social Media Sobriety Test to keep your posts sober.

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Snow makes for rough commute

Snow makes for rough commute

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The winter storm that blanketed the St. Cloud area with snow Tuesday and  early Wednesday left roads slippery. The Minnesota Department of Transportation classified roads in Stearns County as “difficult.”

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Woman donates $6 million to local foundation

Woman donates $6 million to local foundation

ST. CLOUD, Minn. –  A Minnesota woman donated over $6 million dollars to the Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF), the largest donation they’ve ever received. Alice Cox was 97 when she died last December. Her husband, Joe, died years earlier. The couple didn’t have children.

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Auto body class repairs veteran’s SUV, spirit

Auto body class repairs veteran’s SUV, spirit

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Students in an auto body class at St. Cloud Technical and Community College (SCTCC)  helped a Minnesota veteran Thursday by fixing his totaled SUV.

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33rd annual Trivia Weekend wraps up at SCSU

33rd annual Trivia Weekend wraps up at SCSU

(ST. Cloud, Minn.) – The 33rd annual Trivia Weekend on KVSC 88.1 FM finished Sunday. The 50-hour trivia marathon attracted teams, volunteers and sponsors. This year, the weekend’s theme was “33 1/3: Trivia Long-play.”

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Ron Paul makes second stop in St. Cloud, draws supporters

Ron Paul makes second stop in St. Cloud, draws supporters

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – GOP Presidential candidate, Ron Paul, made his second campaign visit to St. Cloud Monday. The Congressman spoke to a nearly full room of supporters at the River’s Edge Convention Center.

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