Category: News

Pentagon Predicament

The sound of gun shots fired near the Pentagon resulted in a lockdown. According to Major Chris Perrine, a Pentagon spokesman, said that a civilian reported he may have heard shots on the south side of the massive Defensive Department headquarters around 5 a.m. After police didn’t find anything, the roads and pedestrian entrances leading to the Pentagon were reopened […]

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Charter schools offer new options for students

Charter schools offer new options for students

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Once injured turtle gets ready for journey back to Kentucky

Once injured turtle gets ready for journey back to Kentucky

After the journey of a lifetime, especially for such a small creature, Tucker the Turtle headed back home to Kentucky on Saturday. Tucker was first brought to the Golden Valley Humane Society after he was picked up on the side of the road in Kentucky. The truck driver who picked him up thought he needed immediate medical care. Tucker had […]

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Source: ISD 742 Website

Apollo High School to host regional bullying conference

Apollo High School is hosting the Midwest School Violence and Bullying Prevention Conference” on Wednesday October 19th and Thursday, October 20th. SCSU professors and national speakers will address the problem of bullying in school and preventing violence community-wide. Come November, a national bill will be introduced by U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg that will recognize bullying by implementing a system that […]

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St. Cloud City Council approves Haven Township occupation agreement

St. Cloud City Council approves Haven Township occupation agreement

A new occupation agreement that allows the city to take over properties has been approved by the St. Cloud City Council. The agreement is between the city and Haven Township which is located on the Southeast border of St. Cloud. The new agreement is similar to the existing one but with one change, zoning decisions on non-farm uses has been […]

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Program aims to reduce suspensions in area school district

A program that aims to reduce the number of suspensions in st. cloud schools is expected to reopen in November. Instead of sending suspended students home for 5 to ten days, the students will be taken to a program called community accountability and prevention. C.A.A.P students will be able to keep up on their school work, meet with counselors about […]

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Former Buffalo teacher admits to leaving lewd notes in student lockers

A former band teacher at Buffalo Community Middle School plead guilty to disorderly conduct and entered a plea yesterday. Martin Bartels is accused of leaving lewd notes in the lockers of two of his students. One note compliments a girl’s legs and great curves. Officials have video of Bartels putting the notes in the lockers. His sentencing is set for […]

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Garage destroyed in Sauk Rapids fire

Firefighters battled a blaze last night that destroyed a garage in Sauk Rapids. The fire was reported at about 8 p.m. at 10th Avenue Northwest in rural Rice. Sartell and Rice Fire Departments assisted the Sauk Rapids Fire Department. Homeowners James and Bonny Richards were able to get out safely with no injuries.

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Source: University of MN

Dalai Lama to visit Minnesota next year

The Dalai Lama plans to return to the Twin Cities next year. He will be visiting the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota for a special event. The theme for the visit will be “One Heart, One Mind, One Universe.” The Minnesota visit will feature three planned events which are the Medicine Buddha Empowerment, Peace through […]

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Police focus attention on area near SCSU

St. Cloud Police were watching the area near SCSU very closely Saturday night. Here is a list of arrests and citations from a special enforcement detail. Citations 31-Minor Alcohol Consumption 4-Loud Party Violation 4-Social Host Violation 4-Minor Possession of Alcohol 4-Open Container of Alcohol on City Street or Sidewalk 1-Possession of Stolen Property 2-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2-Possession of Small […]

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