Day: March 12, 2019

Cathedral Wins State

Cathedral Wins State

In the 75th Annual Minnesota State High School Hockey concluded over the weekend, and Saint Cloud Cathedral captured the Class A state title. The championship game took place between No. 2 Saint Cloud Cathedral and No. 4 Greenway. Even though Greenway scored the game’s first goal, the game was locked in a 2-2 tie going into the first intermission. Jackson […]

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Tesla Takes Back Plan To Close Stores

Tesla Takes Back Plan To Close Stores

Major electric car company, Tesla, had planned to close most of their show floors world-wide, but the company is taking back their word. Tesla wanting to focus their primary sales online, but Tesla is reexamining the process of closing their doors. The primary focus of closing stores is to cut costs so that the Tesla Model 3 will remain at […]

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Iditarod Update

Iditarod Update

The annual Iditarod sled dog race has been underway for a week. Racers are close to three-fourths of the way done with the course, and Nicolas Petit of France was sitting in first place. He was the first racer to leave the Shaktoolik checkpoint (Shaktoolik is 223 miles away from the finish line in Nome, Alaska). Today, that was not […]

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Soldiers Return in Central Minnesota

Soldiers Return in Central Minnesota

Nearly 160 soldiers that were apart of the Minnesota National Guard’s 851st Vertical Company reunited with their families in the St. Cloud Armory parking lot on Tuesday.  The average age of the group of soldiers was 27 years old.  There were 14 women soldiers, and the oldest soldier was 55 years old.  It was a nine month long deployment in […]

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Spring Flooding Fund

Spring Flooding Fund

An empty disaster fund has Minnesota lawmakers pushing to refill the fund quickly after a record breaking snowfall in the month of February.  Republican Tony Jurgens of Cottage Grove and Senator Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks represented the Republican party in their proposal to refill the fund.  Their proposal consists of adding $20 million this year, and then another […]

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St. Cloud Man One of the Plane Crash Victims

St. Cloud Man One of the Plane Crash Victims

One of the eight Americans that were killed because the jetliner crash in Ethiopia, was a St. Cloud native.  31 year old, Mucaad Hussein Abdalla was traveling to Nairobi, Kenya when the plane crashed on Sunday.  Abdalla graduated from St. Cloud Apollo High School in 2008 and worked as a truck driver during the time.  He then moved onto St. […]

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Girl’s Body Found

Girl’s Body Found

Los Angeles County investigators have identified a girl found dead in a duffel bag along a suburban equestrian trail, and two people have been detained in connection with the case. The Sheriff’s Department said late Sunday the coroner’s office determined the girl was 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones and her death was ruled a homicide. The cause of death is being […]

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Minnesota Flood Money

Minnesota Flood Money

Minnesota Republicans say the Legislature should approve $20 million to replenish an empty disaster aid fund ahead of anticipated spring flooding. GOP lawmakers hold a news conference for Monday to call attention to the need to refill the state’s Disaster Assistance Contingency Account. Republican Tony Jurgens of Cottage Grove and Senator Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks have authored legislation […]

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MN Dairy Farms

MN Dairy Farms

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz says dairy barns collapsing due to heavy snowfall are threatening the state’s economy. Walz and Senator Tina Smith met with dairy farmers near Altura in southeastern Minnesota on Saturday. Dozens of barn roofs have collapsed in Minnesota because of heavy snow, with farms in the southeastern part of the state especially hard hit. Walz calls dairy […]

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Flooding Season: What to expect

  As Minnesota recovers from the latest blizzard, and the first day of spring just weeks away, there is another threat waiting around the corner: when the snow begins to melt, and the flooding plains begin to rise. The entire state of Minnesota is covered with snow, ranging from 18-30 inches.  And with warmer weather and rainfall scheduled for later […]

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