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Two vehicle crash in Wakefield Township

Two vehicle crash in Wakefield Township

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Minnesota – Police were called near County Road 2 and Island Road in Wakefield Township after a two vehicle crash took place early Wednesday morning. Cody Randall, JD Randall, and Katie Seegmiller were travelling southbound when officials say the driver lost control and slid into the northbound lanes colliding with another vehicle driven by Sandra Hansen. Responders attempted […]

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Chicken Salad Illness

Chicken Salad Illness

DES MOINES, Iowa – Fareway grocery stores have had reports of their chicken salads causing bacterial illnesses. A public health alert was issued by The U.S. Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Wednesday for the chicken salads sold in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. The meat that was produced between December 15th and February 13th has been pulled […]

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Valentines Day Weddings in Hennepin

Valentines Day Weddings in Hennepin

  MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Valentine’s Day is known as the day for love. What shows love more then a couple committing themselves to marriage. This year 28 weddings were celebrated on Valentine’s Day for free at the Hennepin County Government Center Atrium. This was the sixth year that the Fourth Judicial District and Hennepin County Taxpayer Services, in joint with […]

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New Offshore Wind Farm Not Inhibiting Marine Life

New Offshore Wind Farm Not Inhibiting Marine Life

  BOSTON (AP) – Marine life could be flourishing in America’s first offshore wind farm. Deepwater Wind’s Block Island operation is the first offshore wind project in the US featuring five windmills off the coast of Rhode Island. The American Wind Energy Association posted a video of mussels and fish living around the turbines’ bases which is alleviation some environmental concerns. Local recreational […]

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The Price Of A Surprise

Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentines Day is here, who will be there for you? Corny poems, songs and love notes are often assciaoted with Februrary 14th. The gifts that are given and received vary from chocolates to roses and some go above and beyond. It is true some gifts can cause some shock to certain recipients. When a […]

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Valentine’s Day: Behind the Scenes

Valentine’s Day: Behind the Scenes

Valentine’s day is most commonly spent with a loved one, sharing gifts and celebrating romance. This holiday doesn’t come without critics but helps to fuel certain retail and service industries locally in St. Cloud. “Last time it was on a Wednesday we had over 600 deliveries that day, and at least that many pick-ups in the store.” Said Rhoda Paurus, […]

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Dispatch centers talk new methods for 911 calls

It’s standard procedure if you’re in an emergency situation, dial 911. However, dispatcher centers across the country and even in Stearns County realize a phone call isn’t always appropriate for every situation. “Call if you can,” said Michele Burke, a Dispatch Supervisor for the Stearns County 911 center. “Text if you can’t.” The texting option for 911 emergencies is a […]

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Truck Parking

Truck Parking

Minnesota – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is renovation parking at seven rest areas throughout the state to help truck drivers find safer parking. Dan Rowe, state project manager, says the initiative will help with safety, save time, and reduce fuel consumption for truck drivers. In-pavement sensors that detect trucks will be installed in the pavement of these rest areas to […]

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PolyMet Copper-Nickel Mine

PolyMet Copper-Nickel Mine

AURORA, MINN. (AP) – About 450 people gathered at Mesabi East High School on Wednesday in support of the first two public meetings on key permits for proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Minnesota house speaker Kurt Daudt said that PolyMet has done everything to show that they can meet the state’s environmental standards. Polymet also wants to prove that they represent growth […]

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Zimmerman Group Home Knife Threat

Zimmerman Group Home Knife Threat

Zimmerman, MN – Billy Ray Wayne Vogt, a 24 year old resident of Zimmerman group home, has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault. Vogt was reported to have threatened to stab an employee. Then, he pulled one of the employees down a flight of stairs as they tried to flee up some stairs to get away. The employee that fell backwards down […]

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