Category: Local

Local Robbery in St. Cloud State Neighborhood

Local Robbery in St. Cloud State Neighborhood

Around midnight on the evening of Valentine’s Day three people were robbed at gunpoint while walking home on the 600 block of 8th Avenue South. Two males aged 21 and 20 from St. Cloud were walking with a 19-year-old female also from St. Cloud when two men approached them and showed a handgun and proceeded to rob the victims. During […]

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International Day for Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations made a declaration on February 9th to promote “Equality and Parity in Sciences for Peace and Development,” moving forward with gender equality in science industries. In their strive towards equal gender representation in these fields, the U.N. declared February 11th to be International Women and Girls in Science Day back in 2016. The same goal is being […]

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Valentine’s Day: Behind the Scenes

Valentine’s Day: Behind the Scenes

Valentine’s day is most commonly spent with a loved one, sharing gifts and celebrating romance. This holiday doesn’t come without critics but helps to fuel certain retail and service industries locally in St. Cloud. “Last time it was on a Wednesday we had over 600 deliveries that day, and at least that many pick-ups in the store.” Said Rhoda Paurus, […]

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Teacher strike in St. Paul

An agreement was reached in the St. Paul public school district on the morning of Monday, Feb. 12. The announcement came just before the teachers were about to go on strike, but then the teachers union came to an agreement for a new contract. The agreement that was reached incorporates all three negotiating components that they asked for which contained […]

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St. Cloud Costco

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. Cloud shoppers could have a new super market to get their bargain deals from. At Mayor Dave Kleis’s weekly town meeting, business owners expressed their concerns for the addition of a Costco to the Granite City. The meeting was held at Stearns History Museum, which is one of the tentative neighbors. John Bodette, the […]

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Chaos Above Local Subway

Chaos Above Local Subway

  Customers and employees in a local St. Cloud Subway restaurant got an unwelcome surprise when loud shouting was heard from the apartment above the Subway. Shortly after the shouting, a gunshot was heard and reported to police who responded along with Gold Cross ambulance service. According to Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton, police found a 23 year old man in the apartment suffering […]

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15-year-old suspected of arson

According to the St. Cloud Police Department, a fifteen-year-old boy is suspected of starting a fire in a Wyndemere Apartments detached garage. The fire department reports that the fire caused $130,000 of damage to an eight-stall garage. The police responded to the fire around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 3420 West St. Germain Street  when flames were visible through the roof, […]

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The Wait Continues for Minneapolis Mayor

Minneapolis voters are anxiously awaiting the decision on the new mayor for the city. Jacob Frey leads Tom Hoch and Betsy Hodges by a few points in the first count on Tuesday night. The crowded race is filing throw its ranked-choice voting system and is beginning the procedure of re-aligning the second and third choice preferences from the candidates that […]

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Deer harvest predicted to exceed last year

The deer season has begun with a bang. 70,724 deer were registered in the first two days of the season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR reports that 57 percent of the nearly 71,000 deer taken last weekend were bucks. 67 percent of deer taken opening weekend last year were bucks. Although the opening weekend haul is about the […]

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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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