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Jupiter Moon Ice Cream Opens In St. Joseph

Jupiter Moon Ice Cream Opens In St. Joseph

The pandemic has proven to be a challenge for many businesses, causing lots to shut down, but it can be an opportunity for others to start up. UTVS News Reporter Kenny Johnson was able to get the scoop on the new ice cream store ‘Jupiter Moon’ which just opened in downtown St. Joseph. The business started as an ice-cream cart […]

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Campus Thanksgiving Guidelines

Campus Thanksgiving Guidelines

With COVID-19 cases spreading and increasing throughout the state of Minnesota, the CDC has recommended Americans to not travel over the holidays to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus. One of the communities that is impacted the most by these recommendations is college students, since most would return home for Thanksgiving weekend to return back to campus for finals […]

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St. Cloud State University to host free COVID-19 tests

St. Cloud State University to host free COVID-19 tests

(UTVS) St. Cloud State University is hosting a free COVID-19 saliva test for all students, faculty, and staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow November 18th in the Atwood Memorial Ballroom. Participants who take the test will be emailed their results within 48-72 hours. To register for the event, use the Huskies Connect Page located here. Walk-ins will not […]

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BREAKING: Joe Biden declared winner

BREAKING: Joe Biden declared winner

It has been declared by various outlets including the Associated Press and NBC News that former Vice-President Joe Biden has won the 2020 Presidential race and will serve as the 46th president of the United States alongside vice-president elect Kamala Harris. The win comes after states like Pennsylvania and Georgia turned from red to blue over the week after mail-in […]

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Sartell holds the ‘Monster Dash’

Sartell holds the ‘Monster Dash’

Because the Covid-19 pandemic has affected many families plans for Halloween, the city of Sartell has decided to take matters into their own hands. They decided to hold an event called the ‘Monster Dash’ to at least have a socially distanced Halloween celebration. Our own UTVS Reporter Isabella Kraft was able to attend the event to see how kids were […]

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Covid testing in Minnesota

Covid testing in Minnesota

Many places in Minnesota are starting to switch from nasal coronavirus tests to a new saliva collection test. The test is said to be easy, painless, and can develop results in 48 hours. Saliva tests are supposedly more effective than nasal swabs because they get a bigger sample to test with. Our own UTVS Reporter Alex Cotter was able to […]

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Mental health during the pandemic

Mental health during the pandemic

Staying healthy mentally has been a challenge for people of all walks of life during the year 2020. With so many negative things happening in the world around us, it can be hard to stay positive. One of the groups affected the most has been young people, specifically college students. Most aren’t able to have a normal semester with online […]

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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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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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