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Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

  Congress has continued its work today to prevent another government shutdown with a bipartisan budget bill. Early on Thursday lawmakers expressed confidence that a deal would be reached in the Senate to allow the House of Representatives and the President to approve the bill before the deadline. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin said that should the […]

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2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are officially under way in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The qualifying rounds of alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, luge, and ski jumping began in the last twenty-four hours in Pyeongchang and the surrounding areas where some individual events are hosted. The first rounds of the figure skating competition begin on television tonight with the men’s single […]

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Chaos Above Local Subway

Chaos Above Local Subway

  Customers and employees in a local St. Cloud Subway restaurant got an unwelcome surprise when loud shouting was heard from the apartment above the Subway. Shortly after the shouting, a gunshot was heard and reported to police who responded along with Gold Cross ambulance service. According to Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton, police found a 23 year old man in the apartment suffering […]

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Politics Take Center Stage at Grammy Awards

Politics Take Center Stage at Grammy Awards

(UTVS) — Music’s biggest night wasn’t all about the music. The 2018 Grammy Awards took place Sunday evening at Madison Square Garden in New York. On the awards side, Bruno Mars won big – sweeping the Album, Song, and Record of the Year categories. The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra also took home an award – winning Best Chamber Musical Performance. […]

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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

BISMARCK, N.D.- A Native American activist in North Dakota is seeking to present a “necessity defense” at trial. Chase Iron Eyes a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota has pleaded not guilty to felony charges and misdemeanor criminal trespass. He was accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access […]

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Two Die in Head-on Collision

VALLEY CITY, N.D.-Two men dies in a head-on collision on interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says on Wednesday a 35-year-old Fargo man was driving in the wrong direction then collided with a pickup truck driven by a 31-year-old man from Minnesota. Both men were pronounced dead at a Valley City hospital, only a passenger in the […]

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Man Convicted in Meth Case

Man Convicted in Meth Case

LITTLE FALLS, MINNESOTA –  Jury convicts a 48-year-old St. cloud man of first-degree and second-degree controlled substance crimes. Robert Lee Schlangen was convicted for methamphetamine-related crimes by the Moorrison County District Court. The trial took three days and ended on Oct 12. Schlangen was arrested by a Minnesota state patrol trooper at a traffic stop and used a warrant to […]

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Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Stab Victim knew his Attacker MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – A man was pronounced dead Tuesday night at Hennepin County Medical Center who was brought in with a fatal stab wound. The Victim was stabbed near the entrance to the Lake street light rail station at night at 7:15pm. The police say portion of the crime was captured on surveillance cameras and […]

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St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. John’ Episcopal Church in St. Cloud Minnesota has reached an agreement with the city zoning board to build a 384-square-foot house to shelter the homeless. The new house will replace the current 123-square-foot house on wheels which sheltered one homeless at a time. The agreement was reached after the Church filed and won a Federal […]

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