Category: Featured Stories

COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

In just four short months college football is scheduled to kickoff. While this may excite some the future of college football this year is still very much up in the air. Not one of the 14 schools in the Big Ten Conference can say for sure they will have students back on campus this fall. No students means no football. […]

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St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

The St. Cloud Rox baseball season is a tradition across the Greater Granite City Area. What is usually dubbed “Your Nine Inning Vacation” has been delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Rox who are a member club of the Northwoods League have been a St. Cloud staple since Vice President and Co-Owner Scott Schreiner purchased the club in 2012. […]

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MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

In alignment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz decision to extend the remainder of the 2019-2020 Academic Year in Minnesota schools to fully online, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) closely followed suit. The cancellation will effect all winter, spring, and summer sports and activities that would have had games/events before the COVID-19 Pandemic started. In a press release received […]

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Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

The Sauk Rapids- Rice high school shined light on athletes in the class of 2020 who were congratulated with letters of intent. Fourteen seniors were honored and will be collegiate athletes this fall. Football, basketball, soccer and ice hockey were some of the many sports that the students committed to. Colleges ranged from University of Wisconsin-Stout, North Dakota Sate University, […]

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Homeless Amid a Pandemic

Homeless Amid a Pandemic

(MINNESOTA) – If you are struggling with being stuck inside your house, imagine not even having a home during this pandemic.  There are many Americans who struggle with homelessness.  These people are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 because they do have less barriers between them and the world around them. “We are all in this together. There is […]

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New Guidelines for Re-Opening Buildings and Facilities in St. Cloud

New Guidelines for Re-Opening Buildings and Facilities in St. Cloud

A new executive order from Gov. Tim Walz allows non-customer facing businesses to reopen if they have a COVID19 Preparedness Plan in place. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines reminding business owners that their water systems should be flushed before re-opening buildings and facilities after the prolonged shutdown due to COVID-19 restrictions When a building has been […]

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Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

The Minnesota state republican party is moving its convention to an online format as the stay at home order continues statewide. The convention was originally slatted to be from May 15-16 in Rochester Minnesota. Minnesota State Chair Jennifer Carhanan stated that: “Our state convention is comprised of more than 4,000 dedicated grassroots activists from around the state, and as we near […]

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Dating During a Pandemic: Is It Possible?

When the current climate of the world being in the think of a pandemic, is it still possible to get onto the dating scene?  According to the many users of dating apps, it is. One of those dating app users is Alyson Och, a St. Cloud State Student hoping to find a relationship.  She has been talking with someone for […]

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 Trivia Competition Brings Much Needed Morale to Central Minnesota and Beyond

 Trivia Competition Brings Much Needed Morale to Central Minnesota and Beyond

For 40 years St. Cloud’s Community Radio Station KVSC has brought a much needed break to the freezing weather in the depths of February. Starting in 1980 as a way to end cabin fever in the dorms, KVSC’s Trivia Weekend’s popularity spread like wildfire across Central Minnesota and beyond. The Annual Trivia Competition comprised of 50 hours of non-stop questions […]

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How COVID-19 Could Impact Local Minnesota Farmers

How COVID-19 Could Impact Local Minnesota Farmers

  Since the outbreak of COVID-19 has changed the way that we live, and how we are able to move about our daily lives. You might have noticed that there are certain items missing on the shelves of your local stores. I had the pleasure of being able to interview Commissioner Thom Petersen of the Department of Agriculture. Since the […]

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