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The Great River Regional library

The Great River Regional library

The Local Saint Cloud library, the Great River Regional Library, received a generous loan that can help the library advance ways to contribute to the community. The one year grant was $89,654 and was from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The library wants to ensure their goal to help, “break the barriers for family literacy”. This year long […]

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Record breaking snowstorm

Minnesota continues it’s year of record breaking weather with more winter storms this week.  Wednesday’s snowstorm officially broke the record for most snow in the month of February, the previous record for the twin cities was 26.5 inches which has been passed by a full 5 inches at this point.  With more snow coming this weekend the record will continue […]

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St. Cloud Cafe Shop Closing

St. Cloud Cafe Shop Closing

This upcoming spring, Central Cafe which is located in downtown St. Cloud will officially close on March 31.  The shop has been open for almost six years and the owners of the shop Odessa and Alan Sherr both tried to sell the business last summer after they were forced to change the shops name.  The Sherr’s have said that they […]

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Central Minnesota Farm Show

Central Minnesota Farm Show

In it’s 21st straight year, the Central Minnesota Farm Show is coming back to St. Cloud.  The Farm show will take place at the River’s Edge Convention Center.  The event will start on February 26 and go through the 28. The farm show is also free to attend.  The St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce will again give out scholarships to […]

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Governor Walz First Budget Proposal

Governor Walz First Budget Proposal

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced his plans toward his first budget proposal.  The two year budget will total to $49 billion and center around public education, health care, and community prosperity.  Walz also announced that there will be a plan in place to increase the gas tax to 20 cents a gallon, this increase would help pay for transportation projects […]

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Teacher Strike

Teacher Strike

After failing to win an agreement on pay, Denver teachers start their strike. After over a year of negotiating, teachers are planning to picket schools around the city starting today. The district will remain open while the strike is going on and the administrative staff and substitute teachers will fill the vacant positions. However, the district has canceled school for […]

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Parkland Anniversary

Parkland Anniversary

Today is the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting in Parkland Florida.  Parkland high school as well as high schools across the country are showing unification after the shooting that affected so many.  Parkland and over a thousand schools in Florida observed a moment of silence this morning at 10:17 A.M. this was to honor the 17 victims who […]

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Car Crash Due To Slippery Road

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that happened outside of Freeport yesterday. The accident occurred at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 30 in Oak Township. According to Sheriff Steve Soyka an S-U-V driven by Cheryl Ziemer of Freeport was traveling northbound on County Road 11 when the truck couldn’t stop before the stop […]

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School Altercation in Owatonna

School Altercation in Owatonna

Two students have been charged following an altercation with police at Owatonna Senior High School this week that stemmed from racist comments made on social media. Owatonna police says some students posted racist comments over the weekend that were directed at black students at the school. Students tell KMSP-TV the situation escalated when another racist social media post was made […]

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61st Grammy Awards

61st Grammy Awards

In the 61st Grammy Awards, female artists and the rap genre were the big winners. In Best New Artist nominations, there were six female artists up for the award. Five of the eight nominees for Album of the Year were also from female artists. First-time Grammy nominee, Kacey Musgraves took home four awards of her own. Her album “Golden Hour” […]

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