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Apr 19, 2019

Representative Wolgamott To Host Town Hall Meeting At St. Cloud State University

A St. Cloud State representative will be holding a town hall meeting at St. Cloud State University. The Minnesota House of Representatives says Dan Wolgamott will hold the gathering with House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler. The legislative session must end by May 20. Given that the deadlines are coming up quick, this meeting could serve […]

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Apr 19, 2019

Missing Foley Teen Discovered In St. Cloud

A boy who ran away from his home in Alberta Township has been found. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year-old Randall Weisser was found in St. Cloud at around 9 a.m. on Friday. He is in good health and is cooperative with authorities. Weisser is believed to have run away from home on April […]

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Apr 17, 2019

Part Of Highway 55 To Close Between Annandale and Buffalo

Motorists that use are portion of Highway 55 will have to use alternate starting at the end of the month. Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesman J.P. Gillach says the Highway will be closed beginning at County Road 5 in Annandale and ending at County Road 37 in Maple Lake starting Monday, April 29th. After the […]

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Apr 17, 2019

If You See A Strange Camera Covered Van In St. Cloud This Summer, Here’s Why

An unusual vehicle will be roaming the streets of St. Cloud this summer and city officials say it may look odd but it’s doing an important job. The St. Cloud Area Planning Organization says the odd looking van is collecting pavement data across the city. The van covered in cameras and other technical equipment and […]

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Apr 17, 2019

Heating Lamp Causes $100K In Damages in Sauk Centre

A pole shed just south of Sauk Centre was destroyed in a fire Tuesday night. The Stearns County Sheriff Office says the shed owners reported the fire. Along with losing the shed they also lost a motorcycle, a skid loader, a bucket truck and more. The total loss is estimated to be $100,000. No one […]

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Apr 16, 2019

Failed Burglary Ends With Self Inflicted Knife Wounds

A man wielding a machete attempted to rob an apartment in east St. Cloud Monday afternoon. St. Cloud Assistant Police Chief Jeffrey Oxton says officers were dispatched to a possible burglary in the 1800 Block of 15th Avenue Southeast just before 5 p.m. There officers found 20-year-old Trevor Lee Cluever of Brainerd in the parking […]

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Apr 16, 2019

Runaway Foley Teen Believed To Be In St. Cloud Area

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Foley teenager. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year-old Randall Weisser reportedly ran away from his home in Alberta Township on April 13. After leaving the house, he was believed to be wearing red, white, and blue pants and a black North Face jacket. […]

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Apr 16, 2019

St. Cloud State University To Host DEED Training Grant Ceremony

St. Cloud State University and two local businesses are holding a signing ceremony after workforce development grants totaled over $500,000. A university spokeswoman says the university earned the grants while partnered with Nahan Printing, Inc. and American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM). The university earned a $300,000 training grant and a $208,000 grant with each business, […]

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Apr 15, 2019

GoFundMe For Children Killed By Fire Receiving A Lot Of Attention

A GoFundMe has been set up for the memorial fund for two children killed in a house fire in Big Lake. GoFundMe says the funding was set up to help the family with unexpected financial costs. Over $20,000 has been donated in one day, with the final goal set at $50,000. For more information, visit […]

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Apr 15, 2019

“Dangerous Offender” Sentenced to 20 years

A Stearns County man has pleaded guilty to being a dangerous offender and received maximum sentencing for multiple violent crimes. The Stearns County Attorney’s office says 39-year-old Lazaro Domingo Diaz has a long history of drug, weapon, gang and violent felony crimes. In October of 2017 while out on bail for Domestic Abuse charges Diaz […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Fire in Big Lake Kills Family

Two children and their father have died after a weekend house fire in Big Lake. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s office says firefighters responded to the scene just after 5:30 Friday morning. Five people were pulled from the house including four children, ranging in age from 1 to 9-years-old, and their father 36-yearold Anthony Robert Parker. […]

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Apr 11, 2019

MN-DOT: Stay Home If You Live In Stearns County

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising no travel on Interstate-94 and all state highways in Stearns County. No Travel Advised means that the roadway has deteriorated and/or visibility has been reduced to the point that it is very dangerous to travel; there are reports of intermittent white out conditions; and, some weather conditions can […]

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