Category: Top Stories

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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Drug Take Back Box

Drug Take Back Box

Cold medicine, vitamins, and medication are a common staple in any given household, but how to handle these products after you are done using them or they have expired is more difficult and not well known. St. Cloud State Universities Student Health Services kicked off their Drug Take Back Week this Monday in an effort to help teach people how […]

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Pawlenty Announces Candidacy for Governor

Pawlenty Announces Candidacy for Governor

Former Governor Tim Pawlenty announced Thursday that he will run for governor again eight years after leaving the office. Pawlenty had been treated as a candidate by the GOP for some time before his announcement and will look to lead the field for Republicans in the gubernatorial race this November. The Democratic race is still uncertain to replace Mark Dayton as he […]

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Hometown Company Gets A New Look

Coborn’s Supermarket, is the hometown hero company in St. Cloud, and they are currently in construction for a remodel. Since 1921, the Coborn’s company has severed thousands of people who happen to live in central Minnesota. Today, Coborn’s employs nearly 2,000 people around the St. Cloud area in both in store and out of store positions. “We are really excited […]

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Immigration Series

ST. CLOUD, MN –  Policy concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been a hot-button topic for the country over the last few months. With protests and rallies taking place everywhere from San Antonio, Texas to Washington, D.C. and all the way back to here at home in Minneapolis, understanding just what all the fuss is about […]

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Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

The Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions has spoken Tuesday about the potential for the Department of Justice to ban bump stock gun modifications without Congress passing a law. Bump stocks are modifications to specific semi-automatic rifles that allow the weapon to simulate automatic fire by manipulating recoil. This type of accessory was used in the Las Vegas […]

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Mueller Probe Charges Lawyer for Lying to Investigators

Mueller Probe Charges Lawyer for Lying to Investigators

The special council headed up by Robert Mueller saw more legal action after the weekend’s indictments of thirteen Russians who are accused of attempting to meddle in American elections. Today’s news came when the Mueller team charged lawyer Alex van Der Zwaan of lying to investigators in about his interactions with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates. Van Der Zwaan […]

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Students Take Action

Students Take Action

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida suffered one of the worst school shootings since Columbine. The students could’ve stayed silent and mourned their fellow classmates but decided that wasn’t enough.  They began speaking out to various news outlet days after the shooting, shedding light on what they believe are faulty gun laws.   “A 19-year-old who can’t purchase an alcoholic beverage, should not be allowed to […]

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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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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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