Day: March 20, 2019

Minnesota Special Election

Minnesota Special Election

The Minnesota State House filled a vacant seat after last night’s special election. Republican Nathan Nelson won the election against democrat Tim Burkhardt for the House District 11B seat. The seat was preciously held by Jason Rarick who dropped it after being elected to the state senate last month. Nelson won the election getting 68.4 % in the election while […]

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St. Cloud K-9 Honored

St. Cloud K-9 Honored

The K-9 unit of the St. Cloud Police have helped carck down on drugs in 2018 according to the department. The St. Cloud Police announced last night that the K-9 Unit that consists of three dogs named Rugur, Ramo, Riggs, and found just over seven kilograms of drugs in nearly 300 deployments. The K-9 Unit seized nearly 4,000 grams of […]

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Lane Closure

Lane Closure

If you are traveling to or from St. Joseph tomorrow you might want to plan to leave earlier than normal. Beginning tomorrow the inside lane for both east and west bound traffic on County Road 75 will be closed. It will be closed from the intersection of Country Road 134 near Michelich Granite to 28th Avenue by Mills Fleet Farm. […]

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Suspect identified in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run

Suspect identified in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run

Police say a 17 year old from St. Paul has been Identified as the suspected driver of a fatal hit-and-run crash early Saturday. Twenty two year old Taressa Wilson-Snyder was found lying in the street Saturday morning, later dying at a hospital. Police say the case against the 17 year old will soon be presented to the Ramsey County Attorney’s […]

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Sauk Rapids man accused of second-degree posession of meth

Sauk Rapids man accused of second-degree posession of meth

A Sauk Rapids man accused of possessing over 30 grams of methamphetamine is scheduled to appear in court March 29th to attend a settlement conference. Matthew Henrey Bauer failed to stop at a red light July 12th and was stopped by law enforcement, where officers noted several digital scales, baggies, and 31.1 grams of methamphetamine. The maximum sentence for second-degree […]

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Cold Spring woman charged with selling methamphetamine

Cold Spring woman charged with selling methamphetamine

A Cold Spring woman is being charged with first-degree drug sale.  20-year-old Harley Strand sold almost 28 grams of meth to a confidential police informant in a St. Cloud parking lot Dec. 5.  The substance tested positive for methamphetamine.  Strand faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $1 million dollar fine.

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Car Crash in Meeker County

Car Crash in Meeker County

Yesterday Meeker County Sheriffs office reported to a two car accident involving an 18 year old and a 63 year old. According to the report the 18 year old was driving a 2005 Chrysler when she rear ended a 2016 Kia, who is owned by the 63 year old. A passenger in the Kia received minor injuries and was transported […]

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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver, British Columbia, will help test the cups, which use fiber, paper and other materials in place of plastic liners. Seattle-based Starbucks was expected to announcement the test program Wednesday at its annual shareholders meeting. The […]

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Finland tops global happiness index for 2nd consecutive year

Finland tops global happiness index for 2nd consecutive year

Finland has topped an index of the happiest nations for the second consecutive year, with researchers saying the small Nordic country has succeeded in generating a happiness recipe not simply dependent on economic wealth. The World Happiness Report, produced by the U.N Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens see themselves to be. It’s based […]

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Google hit with $1.7 billion fine for ad restrictions by EU

Google hit with $1.7 billion fine for ad restrictions by EU

The European Union on Wednesday ordered Google to pay 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for suffocating competition in the online advertisement sector. The EU’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said Google had placed exclusivity contracts on website owners, stopping them from including search results from Google’s rivals. It said these clauses were replaced in 2009 by premium payments and in the […]

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