Category: Local

Possible Change in the Smoking Age in Minnesota

Possible Change in the Smoking Age in Minnesota

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota- Here in Minnesota the legal age to buy/smoke tobacco products is 18-years-old, except for the city of Edina where the legal age has been changed to 21-years-old. A CentraCare Health Foundation program called Crave the Change is looking to do the same here in the greater St. Cloud area. Meghan Bown, the director of Crave the […]

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St. Cloud to Host Hockey Day Minnesota 2018

St. Cloud to Host Hockey Day Minnesota 2018

ST CLOUD, Minn. – The iconic Minnesota hockey tradition, Hockey Day Minnesota will be coming to St. Cloud next year. “I think it’s great to be able to showcase what we have here in terms of our hockey culture and community,” said Eric Rud, St. Cloud State Head Women’s Hockey Coach. It was announced last night before game 4 of the […]

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Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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Interim Sheriff Named Following Sanner Retirement

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – After holding the position for fourteen-years, Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner stepped down Monday. Because the Stearns County Board of Commissioners was unable to name a new sheriff, Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, whom Sanner named as his recommendation, has filled the role, but how long remains the question. The Stearns County Board of Commissioners approved a […]

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Police Officer Appeals Decision Against Moving his Trial

Police Officer Appeals Decision Against Moving his Trial

A police officer who was charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting of a black motorist is appealing a judge’s decision against moving his trail out of Ramsey County. Attorneys of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez have asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals to change the ruling. The defense claims biased media coverage won’t give Latino man Yanez a […]

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Mark Dayton Appoints Judge James B. Florey

Mark Dayton Appoints Judge James B. Florey

Governor Mark Dayton announces Judge James B. Florey to be a representative on the Eighth Congressional District on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Mark Dayton said, “Judge Florey will bring his extensive experience, from 18 years as a District Court Judge, to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.” Judge Florey will be replacing Lawrence B. Stauber who is retiring at the end […]

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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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St. Cloud State Hosts Harlem Globetrotters

St. Cloud State Hosts Harlem Globetrotters

ST. CLOUD, Minn – Fans were able to see some high-flying entertainment on the night of Wednesday, April 12 at Halenbeck Hall on the St. Cloud State campus, as the Harlem Globetrotters came to St. Cloud as part of their 2017 World Tour. “I was pretty amazed at the way they do their tricks. I can’t believe how high they […]

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Learning About Healthy Living

Learning About Healthy Living

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn.- Since last fall the dietary team and the pharmacy team go together to start an event called Wellness Wednesday. This event has been scheduled to occur every second Wednesday of the month at three Coborn’s locations one of which is in Sauk Rapids, MN. Each Wednesday the Coborn’s team has talked about different health topics. This month […]

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