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Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

(ROCHESTER,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota Republican lawmaker apologizes after stealing the microphone from his Democratic challenger on Monday night. During a forum that was livestreamed on the internet, Duane Quam grabbed the microphone from Jamie Mahlberg and continued to rebut a point on education funding. Quam then offered the microphone back, but dropped it in from of Mahlberg after she refused to take […]

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Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Adult Jewelry that has been sold in Ross, Nordstrom Rack, and Papaya was found to contain cadmium. Cadmium is a toxic metal that can cause cancer and reproductive harm. The Center for Environmental Health did the test that found the cadmium of the jewelry that was from stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. 31 of the 40 examples contained […]

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Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota attorney general Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Florida charity. This came after the charity allegedly misled donors to believe they were donating to benefit families of fallen police officers. The lawsuit claims American Federation of Police and concerned Citizens, Inc., collected donations totaling $425,000 from Minnesotans. However, Swanson claims only 9% actually went to the families. […]

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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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St. Cloud State Students React to Racist Posts Made By Screamtown Owner

The owner of a twin cities Halloween attraction is facing major backlash after he wrote a Facebook post on a private page that was calling for “a zero-tolerance policy with Somalis” and went viral. Screamtown owner Matt Dunn has since published an apology on their Facebook page, but calls for a boycott of Screamtown continue to spread online. It all […]

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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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The Largest Pumpkin in the Patch

The Largest Pumpkin in the Patch

Half Moon Bay, Calif – Have you ever wondered how big a pumpkin could get? At the 45th World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in California, a pumpkin weighed in at 2,170 pounds.  The owner of this pumpkin is Steve Daletas from New Hampshire and owes the success of winning to “one special seed” and a lot of sun. This was the […]

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Indonesia Earthquake Relief

Indonesia Earthquake Relief

  (Palu, Indonesia) UTVS – Indonesia will receive urgent supplies from Australia. The first shipment will arrive late Thursday night from Darwin, Australia. The plane is transporting clothes, bedding, cooking supplies, tarpaulins, and tools for building. The supplies are coming from a $3.6 million relief commitment that was released on Wednesday. The relief includes around 50 medical professionals.

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One Man Left Dead After Crash on Interstate 94

One Man Left Dead After Crash on Interstate 94

(ROGERS, MINNESOTA) UTVS- A construction worker was killed and another left injured on Tuesday afternoon after a crash near Rogers on Interstate 94. Vernon Hedquist and Thomas Wood were working in a construction lane when a semi hit a truck from behind and caused the truck to spin into the construction lane and strike both Hedquist and Wood. Hedquist was […]

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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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