Month: October 2018

Minnesota Department of Health Looks to Progesterone to Combat Infant Mortality

Minnesota Department of Health Looks to Progesterone to Combat Infant Mortality

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — In efforts to reduce infant mortality, the Minnesota Department of Health is highlighting the value of Progesterone for pregnant women. Progesterone is a hormone that a woman’s body naturally makes during a pregnancy and is vital for an infant’s health. Recent studies show that the practice of Progesterone shots can help reduce the risk of a preterm […]

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Antelope Escapes Zoon Enclosure

On Sunday, one-year-old Taylor Swift, the antelope had escaped from her enclosure at the Sacramento Zoo. After visitors reported her escape, officials had to close down the zoo while they tried getting the antelope back into captivity. Staff members of the zoo used tables and baffle boards to try guiding the antelope into an off-exhibit holding area. In less than […]

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Maintenance expo brings new innovations

Maintenance expo brings new innovations

Each year, the Minnesota fall maintenance expo is hosted by the City of St. Cloud’s Public Works facility to bring new ideas and new equipment. The expo is a way for different engineering vendors to expose themselves to cities and citizens from all across the state of Minnesota. “This expo gets bigger and bigger every year, there’s more participants, more […]

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Nursing program gifted $1 million from alumnus

Nursing program gifted $1 million from alumnus

Former St. Cloud State student Jim Maciej and his wife Ann Marie Maciej gifted the university’s Department of Nursing Science in Brown Hall $1 Million to help renovate the program. By the Maciejs handing this gift to the nursing program, they are hoping it will be a wake up call to other St. Cloud State alumni to donate to the […]

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Police Chief cleared

(ST. CLOUD, Minn.) Prosecutors are not filing charges after a confrontation between Police Chief Steve Todd and a 12-year-old boy. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated a claim that Todd put his hands around the neck of the boy after thinking his bike was being stolen at a baseball game in June. A jury does not find Todd’s actions […]

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Famous Author Comes to St. Cloud

  The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and The St. Cloud Reading Room Society are bringing children author, Nancy Carlson to St. Cloud. Some of her of books include: “It’s Okay to Ask,” “Henry and the Bully,” and “A Visit to Grandma’s.” A presentation will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott, Nancy Carlson will be sharing her inspiration […]

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Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

(ROCHESTER,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota Republican lawmaker apologizes after stealing the microphone from his Democratic challenger on Monday night. During a forum that was livestreamed on the internet, Duane Quam grabbed the microphone from Jamie Mahlberg and continued to rebut a point on education funding. Quam then offered the microphone back, but dropped it in from of Mahlberg after she refused to take […]

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Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Adult Jewelry that has been sold in Ross, Nordstrom Rack, and Papaya was found to contain cadmium. Cadmium is a toxic metal that can cause cancer and reproductive harm. The Center for Environmental Health did the test that found the cadmium of the jewelry that was from stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. 31 of the 40 examples contained […]

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Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota sues Florida charity

Minnesota attorney general Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Florida charity. This came after the charity allegedly misled donors to believe they were donating to benefit families of fallen police officers. The lawsuit claims American Federation of Police and concerned Citizens, Inc., collected donations totaling $425,000 from Minnesotans. However, Swanson claims only 9% actually went to the families. […]

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High School Football Safety

Football is a game known to be physical and aggressive, but on September 30th, a tragic event happened on the gridiron that shook the sport. The tragic event, was a death of 16-year-old linebacker, Dylan Thomas. Thomas, a Pike County High School football player, was announced dead on September 30th, According to Pike County Coroner, Terell A. Moody. Moody also […]

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