Author: Summer Welch

Homeless Amid a Pandemic

Homeless Amid a Pandemic

(MINNESOTA) – If you are struggling with being stuck inside your house, imagine not even having a home during this pandemic.  There are many Americans who struggle with homelessness.  These people are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 because they do have less barriers between them and the world around them. “We are all in this together. There is […]

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Dating During a Pandemic: Is It Possible?

When the current climate of the world being in the think of a pandemic, is it still possible to get onto the dating scene?  According to the many users of dating apps, it is. One of those dating app users is Alyson Och, a St. Cloud State Student hoping to find a relationship.  She has been talking with someone for […]

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COVID-19 in Minnesota Prisons

COVID-19 in Minnesota Prisons

(MINNESOTA) — COVID-19 has spread to an inmate at a second Minnesota prison. In the wake of COVID-19, one of the the groups at a higher risk are those in prison.  With confined spaces and high inmate populations, it is very likely for this virus to spread fast among inmates and staff. The first prison in Minnesota to see a […]

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23 Minnesotans Charged with Violating Preventative Orders

23 Minnesotans Charged with Violating Preventative Orders

(MINNESOTA)  — As of April 14th, Twenty-three people have been charged with violating Minnesota’s preventive stay-at-home order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. This Executive order was put into place by Gov. Tim Walz in mid-March telling Minnesotans to stay put at home except to buy food or other essential reasons.  Violating an emergency order like this one is […]

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Celebrating Easter at Home

Celebrating Easter at Home

St Cloud, MN – Due to Covid-19, many are stuck in there own homes for this upcoming Easter Holiday.  Even though it may not be a typical way to celebrate the holiday, there are still plenty of things to do while staying in isolation. One big thing that many people do for Easter is go to Easter Sunday Mass.  You […]

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E-Learning at Farmington High School

E-Learning at Farmington High School

(Farmington, MN) —  The spread of Covid-19 has caused many schools to shut their doors and move education online, including St. Cloud State University.  Because of this many reporters and writers at UTVS News are back in their hometowns.  I am currently back home in Farmington, Minnesota where the local school district 192 is starting up their online schooling this […]

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Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

St. Cloud, MN – Super Tuesday is upon us and voting is underway.  You may have noticed that voting is happening all over Central Minnesota, but today isn’t just for Minnesotans to vote, but many other states including California, Virginia, Massachusetts among many others.  Today is one of the most important days leading up to November’s Presidential Election. In Minnesota […]

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Night of the Stars Coming this Weekend

Night of the Stars Coming this Weekend

St. Cloud, MN – LEAF’s Night of the Stars is happening this weekend for its 19th year.  This event may peak the interest of anyone who loves performances and supporting local education programs. LEAF is the Local Education and Activities Foundation for school district 742.  This program was started back in 2002 when the school district cut the Junior High […]

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Coronavirus and SCSU

Coronavirus and SCSU

  Saint Cloud, MN – Even though there hasn’t been a confirmed case of Coronavirus in Minnesota, the disease is impacting students at Saint Cloud State in a different way. It was announced this past Thursday, that SCSU will be canceling all Education Abroad programs to China for Summer of 2020.  By the time of cancellation, 58 students were signed […]

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