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Texas man charged for rioting in Minneapolis

Texas man charged for rioting in Minneapolis

26 year old Ivan Harrison Hunter of Boerne, Texas has been charged with participating in a riot. Hunter has been said to be a member of the group the ‘Boogaloo Boi’s’ who have been often described as violent and anti-government. Members of the group had allegedly discussed committing crimes along with being an armed presence during the riots in Minneapolis […]

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Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

41 year old John Edwin Kuhnel of Elk River has been sentenced to 204 months in prison for possession of child pornography. United States Attorney Erica MacDonald announced the sentencing today and was quoted saying “Despite the many challenges this past year has presented, my office has not lost sight of our commitment to bringing child predators to justice. Prosecuting […]

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Red and black days on campus

Red and black days on campus

St. Cloud State University had it’s annual red and black days homecoming events last week. Although this homecoming experience had to be changed drastically to be socially distanced and didn’t contain any sporting events, the school was still able to have some virtual and in-person activities. Our own UTVS reporter Sarah Bunich was able to attend some of the events […]

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School during the pandemic

School during the pandemic

School for children of all ages this year has had to be completely changed due to the COVID pandemic. Many students have had to adapt to a blended learning model of both virtual and in-person learning. District 742 has had some struggles with managing COVID-19 cases, but so far they are doing okay and have lots of plans for how […]

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Flu shots on campus

Flu shots on campus

This year, it is more important than ever to receive your annual flu shot. With many healthcare resources running low to to the current pandemic, many doctors and nurses are trying to encourage the general public to receive the vaccine to prevent future illness in a system that is already stressed. UTVS reporter Claire Thorn was able to talk to […]

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Creating space for discussion

Creating space for discussion

SCSU and the College of St. Benedict’s and St. John’s University teamed up last week with a couple of local leaders in the community to have a discussion around policing. Members of the panel included professors Shawn Williams, Mary Clifford, and Malik Stewart, along with UniteCloud leader Natalie Ringsmuth, and moderator Crystal Diaz. The panel was entitled ‘What Should Policing […]

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Uncovering the vinyl community

Uncovering the vinyl community

Vinyl record sales have been booming this year. Our own UTVS news reporter Kenny Johnson was able to travel to the Twin Cities to uncover why this community has been growing bigger in 2020. Watch the full story below.

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St. Cloud Senate Race: who has your vote?

St. Cloud Senate Race: who has your vote?

This fall in St. Cloud there are two primary candidates running for the senate seat in district 14. First up is the incumbent republican Jerry Relph. Relph has been the senator for the St. Cloud area since winning the district back in 2016 by defeating democrat Dan Wolgamott. Relph was born in Boston, but attended college at Carleton and has […]

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Men’s soccer team practices are underway

Men’s soccer team practices are underway

After St. Cloud State University announced last year that they were cutting football, many fans were wondering what men’s sport could be a replacement for the fall activity. It was then announced that a men’s soccer program would be added as a fall sport for the 2020-2021 sports roster for the university. SCSU now has the only division II men’s […]

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Governor Whitmer

BREAKING: Group arrested for plans to kidnap MI governor

Six men have been arrested for conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer. Five of the six men are Michigan residents except for one who lives Delaware. Charges have been filed for Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta. Some of the men were members of a group that gathered in Dublin, Ohio back […]

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