Tag: ST. CLOUD

Woman Convicted of Murder in Case of St. Cloud Man’s Overdose

Woman Convicted of Murder in Case of St. Cloud Man’s Overdose

A Twin Cities woman has been convicted of third-degree murder after selling fentanyl to a St. Cloud man who overdosed on the drug and died in April 2016. Beverly Burrell, 32, was also convicted of a controlled substance crime by Sherburne County District Court Judge Walter Kaminsky on Monday April 23rd. Burrell was tried over two days in February after […]

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Boy Falls Past Plexiglass at Municipal Athletic Complex

Boy Falls Past Plexiglass at Municipal Athletic Complex

A six-year-old boy fell past a plexiglass barrier during a hockey tournament Saturday at the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud and may have suffered a concussion. The Municipal Athletic Complex was hosting the State Peewee and Bantam B Hockey Tournament, drawing many families to the facility for the weekend. The boy managed to push past a plexiglass barrier intended […]

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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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ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

ABC Kinder Olympix This Saturday

This Saturday, February 17th, Whitney Recreation Center is hosting the ABC Kinder Olympix. There will be filled with fun activities for children six and under to explore letters and numbers while improving their reading skills and healthy lifestyles. The fun activities for the children will include inflatables, arts and crafts, obstacle course, alphabet games, healthy snacks and much more. It […]

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St. Cloud Costco

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. Cloud shoppers could have a new super market to get their bargain deals from. At Mayor Dave Kleis’s weekly town meeting, business owners expressed their concerns for the addition of a Costco to the Granite City. The meeting was held at Stearns History Museum, which is one of the tentative neighbors. John Bodette, the […]

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St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. John’ Episcopal Church in St. Cloud Minnesota has reached an agreement with the city zoning board to build a 384-square-foot house to shelter the homeless. The new house will replace the current 123-square-foot house on wheels which sheltered one homeless at a time. The agreement was reached after the Church filed and won a Federal […]

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Possible Change in the Smoking Age in Minnesota

Possible Change in the Smoking Age in Minnesota

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota- Here in Minnesota the legal age to buy/smoke tobacco products is 18-years-old, except for the city of Edina where the legal age has been changed to 21-years-old. A CentraCare Health Foundation program called Crave the Change is looking to do the same here in the greater St. Cloud area. Meghan Bown, the director of Crave the […]

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St. Cloud to Host Hockey Day Minnesota 2018

St. Cloud to Host Hockey Day Minnesota 2018

ST CLOUD, Minn. – The iconic Minnesota hockey tradition, Hockey Day Minnesota will be coming to St. Cloud next year. “I think it’s great to be able to showcase what we have here in terms of our hockey culture and community,” said Eric Rud, St. Cloud State Head Women’s Hockey Coach. It was announced last night before game 4 of the […]

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St. Cloud State Hosts Harlem Globetrotters

St. Cloud State Hosts Harlem Globetrotters

ST. CLOUD, Minn – Fans were able to see some high-flying entertainment on the night of Wednesday, April 12 at Halenbeck Hall on the St. Cloud State campus, as the Harlem Globetrotters came to St. Cloud as part of their 2017 World Tour. “I was pretty amazed at the way they do their tricks. I can’t believe how high they […]

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St. Cloud Man Receives 2017 Bush Fellowship

St. Cloud Man Receives 2017 Bush Fellowship

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Emmanuel Oppong, a St. Cloud man, and an immigrant from Ghana, West Africa was one of 24 people to receive the 2017 Bush Fellowship. Oppong works for the St. Cloud Mayor’s Office as the community engagement coordinator for the city of St. Cloud. Dave Kleis, St. Cloud Mayor hired Oppong about a year ago. 629 people […]

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