Category: News

Trout season opener- Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR

Trout fishing season opener

Minnesota’s trout fishing season will begin this Saturday, April 13th. Minnesota has roughly 3,800 miles of designated trout streams. “Trout fishing opportunities are improving through investments in trout habitat, angler access, sound land use, and science based management,” said DNR stream habitat consultant Jamison Wendel. Anglers help pay for these improvements when purchasing fishing licenses and trout stamps.

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Dayquan Hodge- Photo Credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

Teen pleas guilty to stolen SUV crash

A Minneapolis teenager pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide. 18-year-old Dayquan Hodge was accused of crashing a stolen SUV into the side of a pickup in September, killing three people inside. Hennepin County authorities say Hodge was driving at least 80 miles per hour on Cedar Avenue and ran several red lights. Hodge also admitted to smoking marijuana […]

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Uber Safety Tips

Have you recently taken an Uber and felt unsafe? Uber has been designed to create a new fun way to arrive safely at your destination from a sober driver. Many people use Ubers for their nightlife, going downtown and drinking and not having to worry about getting into trouble with the law. However, there recently has been a few cases […]

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Boy claiming to be missing child revealed to be 23-year-old man

The FBI has determined that the boy claiming to be 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen is actually a 23- year-old man. The boy, found wandering the streets of Newport, Kentucky, is actually 23-year-old Brian Michael Rini of Ohio. Rini had claimed to have escaped kidnappers in Cincinnati before runnin across a bridge. In 2011, Pitzen’s mother picked up Timmothy from school before […]

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TCF Bank Attempted Robbery

TCF Bank Attempted Robbery

St. Cloud Police are looking for a suspect in a attempted bank robbery in St. Cloud this afternoon. The man entered TCF Bank located at 25th Avenue South in St. Cloud. The suspect never displayed any weapons and left the bank prior to gathering the money. No one was hurt during the attempted robbery and police are still seeking the […]

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Waite Park assault suspect vehicle: Photo Credit Waite Park Police Department Media Release

Red Bull can assault in Waite Park

Waite Park officers are looking into an assault at a store on Division Street Saturday night. The assault occurred when a man purchased a can of Red Bull from the store and got into a verbal argument with the employee. The suspect then threw the full can of Red Bull into the employee’s face and immediately left the store in […]

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Amy Klobuchar announces presidential bid in Minneapolis at Boom Island Park - Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jim Mone

Amy Klobuchar releases tax returns

Amy Klobuchar is the latest 2020 presidential candidate to release her tax returns to the public. On Monday she released 12 years of returns, dating back to 2006 when she first became a candidate for federal office. “Transparency and accountability are fundamental to good governance” said the Minnesotan candidate. Democrats have criticized President Trump for refusing to make his tax […]

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St. Cloud State Recovery Breakfast

  St. Cloud State is celebrating their second annual recovery breakfast here at St. Cloud State, where students and faculty can encourage and help community members with their recovery. This particular breakfast is focusing on the opioid crisis all over the nation, where one hundred and fifteen people die everyday from opioid use. This makes the opioid crisis the leading […]

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Minnesota House of Representatives. Photo from Flickr.

Insulin access bill facing difficulty in state Senate

Prescription drugs are the focus of recent legislation in Minnesota House committees. In a news conference Tuesday, House Democrats called several bills to attention, including a bill that would make insulin more accessible to the people who need it. 26-year-old Alec Smith of Minneapolis died of diabetic complications in 2017 after rationing his insulin, which cost $1,300 a month, making […]

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The Fight For Liberians to Stay in the U.S.

The Fight For Liberians to Stay in the U.S.

A coalition of attorney generals including Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is helping in supporting Liberians in their fight to stay in the United States. Ellison and others have filed a brief on Monday supporting the immigrants in a lawsuit over Trump’s decision to end a humanitarian program. The program allowed the Liberian immigrants to live and work in the […]

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