Day: February 14, 2018

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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2 Ohio officers murdered

2 Ohio officers murdered

  In a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, two police officers were murdered after answering to a call regarding domestic violence. The two slain police officers were identified as 39-year-old Eric Joering and 54-year-old Anthony Morelli and were found dead at the scene of the murder in Westerville. The suspected killer of Officers Morelli and Joering has been recognized as 30-year-old […]

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16 Year Old Receives Plea Offer to Reduce Felony Charges in Killing

16 Year Old Receives Plea Offer to Reduce Felony Charges in Killing

A 16-year-old from Sibley County who killed a bicyclist while using her cell phone and driving has received a plea deal from the Sibley County Attorney’s Office to reduce felony gross negligence to misdemeanor reckless driving. The teen killed 56-year-old Phillip Ilg while he was biking in June of 2017 when her cell phone distracted her from the road. The […]

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US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

The United States Senate voted Monday 97-1 to begin immigration debates to create a new bill that would address young illegal immigrants and border security. President Donald Trump has proposed a plan with a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young illegal immigrants along with $25 billion in border security funding including a border wall. The proposal would also limit […]

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Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Michigan lawmakers have begun a flurry of legislation in the wake of Larry Nassar’s trial conclusion. Both Republicans and Democrats have introduced bills addressing sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. Republican legislation centered on adding athletic trainers and coaches to the list of mandatory reporters of any sexual assaults. Additionally, their legislation explicitly prohibits anyone in authority from preventing the […]

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