Month: February 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers Ban Fan After Racial Taunts

Cleveland Cavaliers Ban Fan After Racial Taunts

A fan has been indefinitely banned from all events at the Cleveland Cavaliers home arena after yelling racial taunts at a visiting player during a game. Security personnel reviewed the footage from the game Sunday and confirmed that the fan did yell at San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills twice with a phrase that implied he was from Jamaica. Mills […]

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New Minnesota State Legislature Budget Signed

New Minnesota State Legislature Budget Signed

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed into law on Tuesday a bill providing the $130 million that the state House and Senate approved last week for their legislative budget. Last year the same budget was vetoed by Gov. Dayton when requested for funding. This will fund the House and Senate for their upcoming year of sessions.

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Trump wants to increase gun safety

Trump wants to increase gun safety

President Donald Trump is advocating for stricter gun laws as a way to help prevent gun violence from happening as often as it does. Something that Trump would like to enforce is raising the minimum age to buy a gun from 18-years-old to 21-years-old. In addition, the President also believes that as a way to keep students safe at school, […]

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Boy killed in Elk River by Northstar commuter rail

Boy killed in Elk River by Northstar commuter rail

A tragedy hit close to home on Sunday night as a teenager was struck by the Northstar Commuter train in Elk River at approximately Ogden St. SW and 192nd Ave. NW. The teen was hit at about 6 p.m. as the victim along with another person were walking across the tracks westbound and the train hit the one pedestrian. According […]

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Building name change gets one step closer

When the petition was passed around last August, Ethnic Studies professor Christopher Lehman was optimistic his request to rename the 51 Building. Now the process is coming even closer to reality as administrators and faculty are pledging their support to make changes by next year. “It has been a remarkable turnaround,” Lehman said. “Especially the speed of it and the […]

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Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

The Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions has spoken Tuesday about the potential for the Department of Justice to ban bump stock gun modifications without Congress passing a law. Bump stocks are modifications to specific semi-automatic rifles that allow the weapon to simulate automatic fire by manipulating recoil. This type of accessory was used in the Las Vegas […]

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St. Cloud’s Effort to Keep the Campus Safe

ST. CLOUD, mn – With school shootings becoming more common, the campus of St. Cloud State University feels it is crucial to be prepared and take steps to keep their students safe. Public Safety director Kevin Whitlock says the school implemented a comprehensive safety plan for the campus. That safety plan includes things like more lighting throughout the campus, parking […]

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A Beautiful Mind And Body

The word sorority may go in and out of someone’s ear day to day on a college campus. Some may think of flower crowns and sleepovers or even a bake sale. However, the girls in the sororities are required and want to help out others that may be struggling. Delta Phi Epsilon President, Elisabeth Pilego explains that living in the […]

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Rockville House Saved

Rockville House Saved

District Judge Shan Wang granted an appeal to Matt and Kathleen Mimbach, who were previously ordered to tear down their down their home in Rockville due to zoning violations. Neighbors Thomas and Holly Ruether complained the Mimbachs built a new, larger home which encroached on their property on Grand Lake. A Stearns county judge ruled in the Ruether’s favor before Judge […]

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Winter Misery Index

Many would describe Minnesota winters with one word: miserable. State Climatologist and St. Cloud State alum Peter Boulay developed the Winter Misery Index, which demonstrates how “miserability” has changed over the last Century. “Misery” is measured by the number of cold days and snow events a city experiences. We get one point every day the high is less than 10 […]

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