Category: Local

Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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Police Officer Appeals Decision Against Moving his Trial

Police Officer Appeals Decision Against Moving his Trial

A police officer who was charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting of a black motorist is appealing a judge’s decision against moving his trail out of Ramsey County. Attorneys of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez have asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals to change the ruling. The defense claims biased media coverage won’t give Latino man Yanez a […]

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Mark Dayton Appoints Judge James B. Florey

Mark Dayton Appoints Judge James B. Florey

Governor Mark Dayton announces Judge James B. Florey to be a representative on the Eighth Congressional District on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Mark Dayton said, “Judge Florey will bring his extensive experience, from 18 years as a District Court Judge, to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.” Judge Florey will be replacing Lawrence B. Stauber who is retiring at the end […]

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Left Without A Fighting Chance

Left Without A Fighting Chance

  ST. CLOUD, Minn;  Grnd Forks is known to be a town that revolves around hockey, but recently a huge announcement left the hockey world stunned. Word broke that the University of North Dakota Women’s Hockey program had been cut from the university. “For the WCHA in general it just is a big hit. They are obviously a great competitor […]

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Giving Back to Baseball

Giving Back to Baseball

ST. CLOUD, Minn; One local man found a way to give back to his community and the sport of baseball. Brett DeGagne grew up in the Sauk Rapids area and played baseball for Sauk Rapids High School. DeGagne then went on to play Division one baseball for the university of North Dakota. “I was kind of a reliever and then […]

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The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

St. Cloud, Minn — Emmett Keenan has been the Activities Director at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud for 19 years. In that time, his teams have gone to state tournaments 12 times in baseball, twice in boys basketball and six times in boys hockey. But don’t be so quick to give him all the credit. “It has nothing to […]

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Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is on a Federal List

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is on a Federal List

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is put on a federal list by President Donald Trump for failure to cooperate with holding detainees for immigration officials. Trump’s executive order in January requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to document local jurisdictions  that aren’t cooperating with federal efforts to deport immigrants in the country illegally. The federal list involves about 50 other city and […]

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Churches Providing Homes for Illegal Immigrants

Churches Providing Homes for Illegal Immigrants

15 congregations across Minnesota are looking to help people living in the U.S illegally, to stay at their churches long term. Minnesota Public Radio reports that these religious institutions, better known as “sanctuary churches”, are committed to helping such immigrants from deportation. The churches are depending on federal policy to not allow arrests in “sensitive” places unless completely necessary. Religious […]

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Cellphone Ban While Driving

Cellphone Ban While Driving

Several state lawmakers are suggesting legislation to ban cellphone use while driving, with an exception of a hands free device. Democratic Representative Frank Hornstein claims that more accidents are the result of distracted driving. Hornstein sees to it that the addition of this law would save lives and help to prevent injuries. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Hornstein […]

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Jack Achan

Get To Know Freshman Defenseman Jack Ahcan

ST. CLOUD, Minn – (UTVS), Freshman Defenseman Jack Ahcan has been turning heads in the St. Cloud Area. The native from Savage Minnesota started out like many freshman athletes, looking to make an impact anyway he can, but for this rookie the spot light came rather quickly. Before starting college hockey at SCSU, he was invited to Michigan to tryout […]

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