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Tech boys soccer taking on Rocori

Tech boys soccer taking on Rocori

After last Thursday’s dominating 7-1 victory over Fergus Falls, the St. Cloud Tech boys soccer team is looking to continue their winning ways. Tech is taking the pitch tonight in Rocori against the Spartans. The Tech Tigers are heading into the game ranked fourth in the Central Lake Conference with a current record of 3-1-1. On the other hand, the […]

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Local theatre during the pandemic

Local theatre during the pandemic

One of the many industries shut down by COVID-19 is theatre and live arts. The Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud is just one of many venues that has closed down due to local and state restrictions to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Although live crowds may not be able to gather in the Paramount, the […]

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Apple orchards open for season

Apple orchards open for season

Apple orchards in central Minnesota have finally opened for the season. Although COVID-19 restrictions have changed a couple of aspects of Collegeville Orchards, business is still as usual. UTVS Reporter Kenny Johnson has the story on how one local orchard is operating during the tricky times of 2020. Check out the video below for the full story.  

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St. Cloud pride week goes virtual

St. Cloud pride week goes virtual

UTVS News Reporter Sydney Wolf has the story on how St. Cloud Pride Week went virtual.

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SCSU to require masks on campus for fall semester

SCSU to require masks on campus for fall semester

St. Cloud State University announces new changes for the upcoming fall semester (UTVS) When students return to campus in August for the fall semester things will operate differently than in the past. St. Cloud State University will be requiring the use of face masks for faculty, staff, students, and visitors in all buildings including classrooms and labs in an effort […]

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St. Cloud diocese in Minnesota to pay abuse victims $22.5M

St. Cloud diocese in Minnesota to pay abuse victims $22.5M

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A settlement agreement says the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Cloud in Minnesota will pay sexual abuse victims $22.5 million and file for bankruptcy. Terms of the agreement were announced Tuesday. Some 70 victims say they were abused by 41 priests in cases that date back to the 1950s. The Star Tribune reports attorney Jeff […]

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People gather around a makeshift memorial Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Minneapolis, near where an black man was taken into police custody the day before who later died. The FBI and Minnesota agents are investigating the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody after video from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe.  (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday. The firings come a day after a bystander’s video showed the man pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck and kept his knee there for several minutes after […]

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Minnesota Department of Education, Others Release New Guidelines for Graduation Ceremonies

Minnesota Department of Education, Others Release New Guidelines for Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies will look a lot different this year as new guidelines are released (UTVS) On Friday the Minnesota Department of Education, Office of Higher Education, and Department of Health released new guidelines for schools that want to have commencement ceremonies. Because of social distancing measures put in place as a result of COVID-19, the three departments recommend schools hold […]

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St. Cloud State recognized for community service efforts

St. Cloud State recognized for community service efforts

Five teams rank nationally for community service along with athletic rankings For the third consecutive year, the St. Cloud State University athletics department was recognized as one of the top in the nation in terms of community service. The Huskies recorded a high finish in the NCAA Division II Teamworks  HelperHelper competition. They Huskies ranked No. 28 in the country for their […]

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U.S. Bancorp finances $50 million towards small businesses

U.S. Bancorp finances $50 million towards small businesses

U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), is financing $50 million to help provide loans through the Small Business Adminstration (SBA). The loans will help struggling small businesses. USBCDC is the tax credit and community investment subsidiary of U.S. Bank, which is based in Minneapolis. The money will go to seven community development financial institution (CDFI) customers. Each CDFI recieves between […]

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