Category: News

Business Going Global By Staying Local

Minnesota  —  Central Minnesota businesses on a global stage. That’s the goal the Minnesota Trade Office has as they recently teamed up with the Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center at the new Coborn’s Plaza at St. Cloud State University. “They (Minnesota Trade Office) feel having the office here in St. Cloud will benefit businesses in Northern Minnesota as well […]

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Families Learn How to Stay Connected to Soldiers

St. Cloud  —  The St. Cloud VA Medical Center is teaching military families how to stay connected to soldiers. The informational meeting will give them information on how to stay connected before, during, and after deployment. The session will be held tomorrow, November 18, from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. at the St. Cloud Public Library. The session is free and […]

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Cash-For-Appliances Comes Back Again

St.Paul  —  There will be a wait if you were thinking about signing up for Cash-For-Appliances. This program is offered by the state Office of Energy Security in which the program gives credit to Minnesotan’s for replacing their old appliances with energy efficient ones. Cash-For-Appliances program started up again today and while all of the immediately available refund money has been […]

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Four Loko

It’s about a twenty-four ounce can that has the appearance of an energy drink. It’s called a Four Loko. What is so different about this drink? It is loaded with twelve percent alcohol. Four Loko has gained popularity over the nation and especially among college age students. What do they think of it? A St. Cloud State student said, “I’m […]

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Temporary Home for a St. Cloud Fire Station

Temporary Home for a St. Cloud Fire Station

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Snow Emergency Parking

Snow Emergency Parking

St. Cloud  —  With snow in the forecast drivers need to not only be extra careful, but also be aware of where they park. If they park on the wrong side of the street they could wind up getting their car towed. Seasonal parking went into effect Nov. 2 and with a heavy snowfall, snow emergency could be declared. Most of […]

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Winter will soon be here

Winter will soon be here

“Winter is coming”, states Rodney Kubesh, a meteorology professor at SCSU.  Whether we get much snow from this storm or not, the temperatures are going to cool down.  Thursday was the anniversary of the Armistice Blizzard of the 1940’s.  In that day, the weather started out in the 60’s and by the end of the day there was a horrible […]

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Graphic Warning Labels to be on Cigarette Packaging

Graphic Warning Labels to be on Cigarette Packaging

 The Food and Drug Administration unveiled a plan Wednesday aimed at stomping out tobacco use. The FDA will include large, graphic images of  corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth on cigarette warning lables. The plan is part of a law, passed in 2009, which allows the FDA to regulate tobacco. Cigarette makers will have 15 months to comply with […]

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Man Arrested for Hitting Ex-Wife with Chair

St. Cloud– A St. Cloud man was arrested Tuesday night after hitting is ex-wife over the head with a metal chair. Ronald Luckett, age 42, was taken to the hospital where he refused treatment and then taken to the Benton County Jail.   His ex-wife, age 39, was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries. The police were called to the […]

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New Clinics Are Opening in St. Cloud

St. Cloud  —   CentraCare Health System is opening up a new clinic today in St. Cloud for patients with chronic, non-healing wounds to get treatment. Previously people with these wounds have gone to the hospital for treatment. The CentraCare Health System will also have the first hyperbaric oxygen chambers that are to improve patient’s healing time. The ribbon cutting ceremony […]

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