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Hunters and Meat Shops Celebrate Opener

Hunters and Meat Shops Celebrate Opener

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New Licensing System Tests Teachers

Minnesota — Minnesota and 18 other states will adopt a new, more demanding licensing system for teachers in 2012. Student teachers will be evaluated on how they perform in the classroom, how they tailor to different students, and how they effectively present material. Minnesota will be the first state to implement the new system and supporters say the Teacher Performance […]

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Terror on 23

Terror on 23

Cold Spring, Minn. —  A local halloween attraction is giving back to the community. Terror on 23 in Cold spring Minnesota is an indoor haunted maze that is sponsored by the Cold Spring Jaycees. Money Raised by Terror will go back to the communites of Cold Spring, Rockville, and Richmond. Terror on 23 is open through Halloween. Also they will […]

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Halloween Drunk Driving

Halloween Drunk Driving

This Halloween, getting pulled over for drunk driving could be scarier than your costume. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says Halloween weekend is amoung one of the deadliest times for drivers. During the past three years, eight of the 15 vehicle deaths during Halloween weekend were alcohol related. Since 2007, 1,471 drivers were arrested for driving while intoxicated during […]

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Minnesota businessman vanishes

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Crews are searching a remote area in western Wyoming for a missing small plane carrying a Minneapolis executive and three of his sons. An Air Force helicopter was searching from the air Wednesday for the plane carrying 41-year-old Luke Bucklin and his children. Four mountaineers were also hiking into the search area near Gannett Peak, Wyoming’s […]

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100 Years of Forestry Division

St. Paul  —  It’s been almost 100 years that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has protected and enhanced forest resources, and they’re celebrating their anniversary with a new book. “Connected to our Roots: 100 Years of Growing Forests in Minnesota,” features nearly 200 images, plus narratives, maps, quotes, documents, and firsthand accounts from early foresters. The division’s 100th birthday […]

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Halloween safety tips

Halloween safety tips

The St. Cloud police would like to remind residents to be extra cautious and focused on thier driving this upcoming weekend. Many children and adults will be pedestrians on the city streets and sidewalks trick-or-treating for the Halloween festivities and they ask you to take some precautions. – Choose Light colored costumes that can be see in the dark. -Decorate your […]

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Windy weather affects air travel

Minneapolis  —  Minnesota is currently experiencing some windy weather wetness and it could affect air travel. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport is expecting delays as a massive windstorm blows into the Twin Cities. The three runways at the Airport are in use, but with the increased winds, the runways could go down to just one. Airport spokesman, Patrick Hogan says that […]

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6th District U.S. House Candidates in First Debate

Candidates for the 6th District U.S. House seat are in their first debate of the political season. It’s being held at the St. Cloud Civic Center. The St. Cloud Times is live streaming the event this afternoon. Watch their live feed in the player above.

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Wetterling 21 Year Anniversary

Wetterling 21 Year Anniversary

St. Joseph  —  Tonight will mark 11 years since the abduction of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling. New attention was brought to the case of the missing boy this past summer when police executed a search warrant on a property near where he was taken. Jacob was abducted at gunpoint as he, his brother and his friend were biking home from a […]

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