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High school volleyball and football starts practices

Last week, the Minnesota State High School League voted in favor of reinstating both the fall football and volleyball seasons. Teams can officially start practicing today as long as there are safety precautions in place. Football will soon be starting with a likely six game season while volleyball may have up to fourteen possible matches. The first competitive games for […]

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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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COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

In just four short months college football is scheduled to kickoff. While this may excite some the future of college football this year is still very much up in the air. Not one of the 14 schools in the Big Ten Conference can say for sure they will have students back on campus this fall. No students means no football. […]

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St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

The St. Cloud Rox baseball season is a tradition across the Greater Granite City Area. What is usually dubbed “Your Nine Inning Vacation” has been delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Rox who are a member club of the Northwoods League have been a St. Cloud staple since Vice President and Co-Owner Scott Schreiner purchased the club in 2012. […]

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MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

In alignment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz decision to extend the remainder of the 2019-2020 Academic Year in Minnesota schools to fully online, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) closely followed suit. The cancellation will effect all winter, spring, and summer sports and activities that would have had games/events before the COVID-19 Pandemic started. In a press release received […]

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Life Link offers ray of hope as Covid-19 cases reach record high

Life Link offers ray of hope as Covid-19 cases reach record high

Today The Minnesota Department of Health reported a massive jump in COVID-19 cases as 463 more Minnesotans have tested positive. The 463 person jump is a new single-day increase high in the state of Minnesota. The additional cases have now brought Minnesota’s total case number to 4,644 with a total of 319 deaths. The main reason for the increase in […]

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From the Bayou to the Lakes

From the Bayou to the Lakes

With the 22nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Vikings took the highly sought-after wide receiver out of Louisiana State Justin Jefferson. Jefferson was a part of the stellar offensive attack from the Tigers during their championship run last season where he caught 111 passes, 18 of which were for touchdowns.   “He has a chance to be a pretty impactful rookie when we get him in here,” said Vikings […]

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Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

The Minnesota state republican party is moving its convention to an online format as the stay at home order continues statewide. The convention was originally slatted to be from May 15-16 in Rochester Minnesota. Minnesota State Chair Jennifer Carhanan stated that: “Our state convention is comprised of more than 4,000 dedicated grassroots activists from around the state, and as we near […]

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Rent and Mortgage Suspension

Rent and Mortgage Suspension

  As the Coronavirus jumps to 1,8000 in Minnesota after nearly a month of quarantine, elected officials request Gov. Tim Walz to wave all rent and mortgage payments. Gov. Walz ordered an executive order last month preventing residential evictions, but he included in the order that residents would still be responsible for paying rent. Elected officials say in a letter […]

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Minnesota to extend stay at home order

Minnesota to extend stay at home order

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that the stay at home order will now be extended through May 4th after Minnesota reported 85 new cases today, raising the state’s total to 1,154, with a death total that has now risen to 39. Minnesota’s original stay at home order was set to end on Friday, April 10th but with the continued rapid […]

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