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Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

The Minnesota Department of Human Services awarded $33 million in grants to health providers to bring mental health services to a majority of Minnesota schools. $11 million will be awarded each year over 3 years in order to offer early identification and services to schools. Services from the program include assessment, care coordination, and trainings. Linked mental health programs are […]

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Maintenance expo brings new innovations

Maintenance expo brings new innovations

Each year, the Minnesota fall maintenance expo is hosted by the City of St. Cloud’s Public Works facility to bring new ideas and new equipment. The expo is a way for different engineering vendors to expose themselves to cities and citizens from all across the state of Minnesota. “This expo gets bigger and bigger every year, there’s more participants, more […]

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Nursing program gifted $1 million from alumnus

Nursing program gifted $1 million from alumnus

Former St. Cloud State student Jim Maciej and his wife Ann Marie Maciej gifted the university’s Department of Nursing Science in Brown Hall $1 Million to help renovate the program. By the Maciejs handing this gift to the nursing program, they are hoping it will be a wake up call to other St. Cloud State alumni to donate to the […]

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High School Football Safety

Football is a game known to be physical and aggressive, but on September 30th, a tragic event happened on the gridiron that shook the sport. The tragic event, was a death of 16-year-old linebacker, Dylan Thomas. Thomas, a Pike County High School football player, was announced dead on September 30th, According to Pike County Coroner, Terell A. Moody. Moody also […]

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Waite Park Arsonist

Waite Park Arsonist

Authorities have finally found the man they believe was responsible for a highly destructive fire after more than three years of investigation. Waite Park Police Chief, David Bentrud says 47 year old Raymond James Curtis has been taken into custody on charges on charges of first and second degree arson. Curtis used to work at the Martin Marietta Granite Quarry […]

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Local Charter School Holds Fall Clothing Drive For Anna Marie’s Alliance

Local Charter School Holds Fall Clothing Drive For Anna Marie’s Alliance

As temperatures continue to drop people start to dust off their fall and winter clothes. But not everyone in St. Cloud is as fortunate, so one local school is stepping up and hosting a Fall Clothing Drive to make sure everyone can stay warm. Athlos Academy says they want to make sure their students not only develope their mind and […]

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Minnesota Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Minnesota has taken a big step in fighting, what health officials say is a national opioid crisis. Governor Mark Dayton is announcing the state will send about $700,000 in grants to hospitals and clinics in rural areas. States data shows that rural communities receive more prescribed opioids on average than urban communities. The grants will be aimed at establishing new […]

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Teenager Flips Car in Avon Township

Teenager Flips Car in Avon Township

A young man flipped his car into a ditch on the intersection of County Road 156 and County Road 9, in the Avon Township. The accident took place around 3pm on April 25. He was trying to pass a school bus when an oncoming vehicle came around a corner at him. The young man drove into the ditch to avoid colliding […]

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Woman Convicted of Murder in Case of St. Cloud Man’s Overdose

Woman Convicted of Murder in Case of St. Cloud Man’s Overdose

A Twin Cities woman has been convicted of third-degree murder after selling fentanyl to a St. Cloud man who overdosed on the drug and died in April 2016. Beverly Burrell, 32, was also convicted of a controlled substance crime by Sherburne County District Court Judge Walter Kaminsky on Monday April 23rd. Burrell was tried over two days in February after […]

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Credit Union Charity

Saint Cloud Federal Credit Union, along with Sartell High School has received the Simon Hellermann Philanthropy award. The award was created in 1999 to honor credit unions who are committed to assisting their local communities and well as contributing to a humanitarian cause. Saint Cloud Federal Credit Union received the honor after partnering with Sartell High School to provide financial […]

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