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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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The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

A day after a nineteen-year-old left seventeen students and faculty dead and fourteen more injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the man who did it will be held in custody without bond. Nikolas Cruz, the former student who was expelled from Marjory Stoneman, had a troubling past including comments on social media sites saying he was “going to be […]

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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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Moose Population Relatively Low

Moose Population Relatively Low

Today, the Department of Natural Resources released the annual moose survey and says the population is at a low for the seventh year in a row. Although the numbers do seem to be stable from last year. The DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr says that while the moose population appears to be stable, the decreasing numbers of the moose are a […]

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ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

This Saturday, February 17th, Whitney Recreation Center is hosting the ABC Kinder Olympix. There will be filled with fun activities for children six and under to explore letters and numbers while improving their reading skills and healthy lifestyles. The fun activities for the children will include inflatables, arts and crafts, obstacle course, alphabet games, healthy snacks and much more. It […]

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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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2 Ohio officers murdered

2 Ohio officers murdered

  In a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, two police officers were murdered after answering to a call regarding domestic violence. The two slain police officers were identified as 39-year-old Eric Joering and 54-year-old Anthony Morelli and were found dead at the scene of the murder in Westerville. The suspected killer of Officers Morelli and Joering has been recognized as 30-year-old […]

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16 Year Old Receives Plea Offer to Reduce Felony Charges in Killing

16 Year Old Receives Plea Offer to Reduce Felony Charges in Killing

A 16-year-old from Sibley County who killed a bicyclist while using her cell phone and driving has received a plea deal from the Sibley County Attorney’s Office to reduce felony gross negligence to misdemeanor reckless driving. The teen killed 56-year-old Phillip Ilg while he was biking in June of 2017 when her cell phone distracted her from the road. The […]

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US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

The United States Senate voted Monday 97-1 to begin immigration debates to create a new bill that would address young illegal immigrants and border security. President Donald Trump has proposed a plan with a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young illegal immigrants along with $25 billion in border security funding including a border wall. The proposal would also limit […]

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Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Michigan lawmakers have begun a flurry of legislation in the wake of Larry Nassar’s trial conclusion. Both Republicans and Democrats have introduced bills addressing sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. Republican legislation centered on adding athletic trainers and coaches to the list of mandatory reporters of any sexual assaults. Additionally, their legislation explicitly prohibits anyone in authority from preventing the […]

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