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Bad economy – more violence

Bad economy – more violence

ST. CLOUD, MN – According to NNEDV, domestic violence is more than three times as likely to occur when couples are experiencing high levels of financial strain.

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Sartell Paper Mill

Layoffs in the paper mill

In Sartell, Minnesota you can find the paper mill bustling out smoke as you drive by.  Come this december though, the mill will be seeing some drastic changes.

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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit from Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit from Norway

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have arrived in St. Paul for their eight-day tour of Minnesota and Iowa. Four-year-old Bergen Gandrud Pickett, named for the Norwegian city, greeted the king and queen with a curtsey and a bouquet of flowers outside the Saint Paul Hotel Tuesday evening. The king and queen will attend […]

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Vikings stadium

Vikings stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two members of Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration will discuss a study their agencies compiled on the plan to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills which says it would take longer than expected to build and put a strain on Ramsey County’s tax capacity. Dayton himself commissioned the study. Met Council Chairwoman Kathy […]

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Honoring Minnesota heroes

Honoring Minnesota heroes

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A shower of emotion doesn’t even begin to brush the surface to describe the veterans coming home from the Twin Cities Honor Flight Saturday. Flags and balloons welcomed the veterans back home Saturday evening at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International airport. Heartfelt letters, called “V-mail” or “victory mail” were read on the plane ride there. New […]

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Arson suspected

Arson suspected

 ST. CLOUD–MN A house fire that broke out on St. Cloud’s northside Saturday night is under suspicion of arson. The fire at 1910 Cooper Avenue North began in the upper level of the house. No one was home at the time of the incident. According to the St. Cloud Fire Marshall, Mike Post, invistigators use a process of elimination to determine […]

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Learn to be disembodied

Liberation or Bust: recast, reclaim, rethink your breasts

ST. CLOUD, MN – St. Cloud State University is taking it step further by hosting an out of the ordinary event, “Liberation or Bust.”

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Man in police custody dies

Man in police custody dies

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Three St. Paul police officers are on routine administrative leave after a man they arrested collapsed and later died. The officers responded to a report of a loud fight on Thursday night and found a 51-year-old man acting erratically in an alley. Police say he collapsed after being handcuffed and paramedics were called. WCCO radio […]

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Real estate tax

Real estate tax

ST. CLOUD – Stearns County is reminding residents that the second half of the 2011 real estate tax is due on Oct. 17th instead of Oct. 15. The date was postponed from it’s usual  Oct. 15 date because it lands on a Saturday this year. For more information you can contact the Treasurer’s Office at 656-3870.

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Train crash caused ethanol explosion

Train crash caused ethanol explosion

TISKILWA, Ill. (AP) — Officials say fire from a freight train loaded with ethanol that crashed and exploded in northern Illinois is contained and the immediate threat to an evacuated village has passed. The derailment Friday forced the evacuation of the village of Tiskilwa (TIHS’-kihl-wah), which has about 800 residents. There’s no word of any injuries. Bureau County Emergency Management […]

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