Category: Featured Stories

Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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State of the City 2017

State of the City 2017

Mayor Dave Kleis held his annual State of the City Address this afternoon, with Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith in attendance, he spoke to some of the concerns from the people of his city. In Tuesday’s address, Kleis spoke to a crowded room inside the still under construction YMCA building by Whitney Park. “This is the first time I’ve had […]

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St. Cloud Man Receives 2017 Bush Fellowship

St. Cloud Man Receives 2017 Bush Fellowship

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Emmanuel Oppong, a St. Cloud man, and an immigrant from Ghana, West Africa was one of 24 people to receive the 2017 Bush Fellowship. Oppong works for the St. Cloud Mayor’s Office as the community engagement coordinator for the city of St. Cloud. Dave Kleis, St. Cloud Mayor hired Oppong about a year ago. 629 people […]

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Left Without A Fighting Chance

Left Without A Fighting Chance

  ST. CLOUD, Minn;  Grnd Forks is known to be a town that revolves around hockey, but recently a huge announcement left the hockey world stunned. Word broke that the University of North Dakota Women’s Hockey program had been cut from the university. “For the WCHA in general it just is a big hit. They are obviously a great competitor […]

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Staying in Recovery

Staying in Recovery

St. Cloud, Minn — For students in recovery, staying sober can be hard, but one group on campus is helping students keep it that way. “It’s a priceless, priceless experience seeing the growth in those students,” says Thaddeus Rybka, the Coordinator of St. Cloud State’s Recovery Community. The Recovery Community started in 2012 with the intention of helping guide students through […]

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Giving Back to Baseball

Giving Back to Baseball

ST. CLOUD, Minn; One local man found a way to give back to his community and the sport of baseball. Brett DeGagne grew up in the Sauk Rapids area and played baseball for Sauk Rapids High School. DeGagne then went on to play Division one baseball for the university of North Dakota. “I was kind of a reliever and then […]

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Waite Park Shooting

Waite Park Shooting

A male victim is still in critical condition after a shooting in Waite Park, MN last night. At about 8 p.m. last night a deputy officer was flagged down by a witness to the incident the 200 block of Waite Avenue and directed to the scene. The officer arrived, found the armed suspect swiftly, and immediately took him into custody. Officials […]

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The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

St. Cloud, Minn — Emmett Keenan has been the Activities Director at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud for 19 years. In that time, his teams have gone to state tournaments 12 times in baseball, twice in boys basketball and six times in boys hockey. But don’t be so quick to give him all the credit. “It has nothing to […]

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Remembering A Local Icon

Remembering A Local Icon

ST. CLOUD, Minn – The Coborn’s family suffered a tragedy, as Dan Coborn, former Chairman, President, and C.E.O. of Coborn’s Inc. passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at the age of 86. “He was really known for his smile, but a lot of people looked up to him as a mentor as well,” said Kevin Hurd, communications and engagement specialist for […]

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SCSU Athletes Take The Plunge

SCSU Athletes Take The Plunge

ST. CLOUD, Minn – It wasn’t quite polar-like temperatures Saturday afternoon, but that didn’t stop St. Cloud State (SCSU) Student Athletes from taking the challenge in the the Annual Polar Plunge this past weekend. The Plunge is an annual event that takes place across the state to help raise awareness and support special Olympics Minnesota. This year Waters Edge on […]

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