10/05/2009 - 10:00 AM
Police arrested a 17-year-old boy for bringing a handgun to a downtown St. Cloud bar. Just after midnight Sunday morning, police were called to the Press Bar and Parlor, where management had already gained control of a coat with a loaded 9 millimeter handgun inside of it. The boy who police say was carrying the gun was arrested for possessing a concealed weapon without a permit. The minor voluntarily took a breathalyzer test and blew a point-one-eight.
10/02/2009 - 10:40 AM
The 51 year old victim of an assault is still in serious condition. Police are looking for any information on a suspect who was in the area of downtown St. Cloud wearing a dreadlock wig the night of Saturday, September 26th into Sunday morning. There is a $1,000 reward being offered for information about the suspect. Last weekend police were called to the 600 block of 8th Avenue North early Sunday morning and found the victim with life-threatening injuries. Call Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 for any information on the incident.
10/02/2009 - 10:15 AM
$4,500 worth in jewelry was stolen from a St. Cloud residence. The robbery occurred on Tuesday, September 22 at 1600 block of 32nd Street. Police say their investigation brought them to 19-year-old Ashley Katzmarek of Saint Cloud. Katzmarek was located and arrested Friday, and is being held for court in the Stearns County Jail on felony charges.
09/29/2009 - 9:55 AM
A 24-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening to kill a 20-year-old woman. It happened at around 2:30 Monday morning near the intersection of University Drive and Washington Memorial Drive in St. Cloud. St. Cloud Police say the suspect; Chris Welch attacked the woman, and threatened to kill her with a semi-automatic handgun. After a brief chase on foot, police apprehended Welch and brought him to the Stearns County Jail. He’s being held on charges of assault, terroristic threats, and fleeing officers.
09/28/2009 - 9:45 AM
St. Cloud Police are cracking down on college students who break the law. Between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, undercover police officers were on the St. Cloud State campus for special detail. Some of the offences were; 19 open containers, three underage consumptions, fleeing an officer, obstructing a legal process, and disorderly conduct. Officers are encouraging students to be responsible and respectful to people on campus. Officers will continue to conduct special details in the college area throughout the school year.
09/28/2009 - 9:30 AM
A 51-year-old St. Cloud man is seriously hurt after a presumed assault. Police were called to the 600 block of 8th Avenue North early Sunday morning and found the man with life-threatening injuries. The victim was brought to the hospital. Police are still investigating, and need help from the community to find out how the victim was hurt. If you can provide any information, call the St. Cloud Police Department at (320) 251-1200 or Crime Stoppers at (320) 255-1301.
09/28/2009 - 1:58 AM
The date has been set for dedicating St. Cloud’s new bridge. The ceremony for the new bridge with the name, Granite City Crossing, is taking place Monday, October 26th at 8 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this event in the Kelly Inn parking lot near the bridge. However, this is not the day the bridge will open for vehicles. According to a MnDOT official, the target date is still early November, but the exact date has not been set. The 49 year old DeSoto Bridge was closed in March of 2008 after an inspection found gusset plates problems similar to the cause of the I-35W Bridge collapse in Minneapolis.
09/28/2009 - 12:30 PM
The St. Cloud Salvation Army is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new resource room. The room will allow shelter residents to use the internet and look for jobs and access other services to help them get back on their feet. The Salvation Army serves hundreds of people a day through its overnight shelter, transitional housing and free lunch program. The public is welcome to attend.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am. The public is welcome to attend.
09/28/2009 - 10:30 AM
Minnesota College graduates are heading into a less than ideal job market according to a survey. This is the sixth year the St. Cloud State University Career Services Center conducted a survey on the assessment of the Minnesota job market. Despite less than positive statistics, the good news for Minnesota students is that the state’s numbers are far better than the national outlook. Nationally, nearly 40 percent of employers plan to decrease hiring, while in Minnesota only 16 percent foresee a decrease.
09/28/2009 - 10:15 AM
The area mayors will be holding a joint town hall meeting Tuesday at 4:30 pm. Planning to attend the meeting are the mayors of: St. Cloud (pictured, Mayor Dave Kleis), St. Joseph, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park, Sartell, Rockville and St. Augusta. The meeting will be held at the 400 club in Rockville. The public is encouraged to meet with the area mayors to discuss issues and concerns. This meeting will be followed by the Joint Area Cities Meeting beginning at 5:30 pm.
09/28/2009 - 10:00 AM
Stearns County is receiving nearly $400,000 in federal money to cover the costs for new air conditioning in the county Law Enforcement Center, Courthouse and Courts Facility building. The county’s current air conditioning system is 25 years old, still runs on Freon and is bad for the ozone. The project will ultimately cost $600,000. The county says it will need to get some additional funding from the County’s CIP fund. Work to replace the system will begin this winter so the new system can be up and running by next summer.
09/25/2009 - 11:00 AM
A domestic dispute turned violent when 50-year-old Lorie Wakefield of Watkins allegedly stabbed her former boyfriend with a steak knife. Stearns County deputies were called to Balkan Road in Maine Prairie Township last Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Wakefield stabbed the 53-year-old Watkins resident in the forearm. Wakefield was arrested on 2nd degree assault charges and is being held in the Stearns County Jail. The victim did not seek medical attention.
09/25/2009 - 10:30 AM
The RAD self-defense course for women is taking place Sunday from 5 to 10 p-m and Monday from 6 to 9 p-m. The first half will take place in the Atwood Ballroom on Sunday followed by the second half in the Atwood Glacier room on Monday. Both days must be attended for completion. There is a cost per person. And registrations can be made at the Woman’s Center across from the Miller Center on campus.
09/24/2009 - 9:35 AM
Police say a 17-year-old girl was assaulted Tuesday night. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says shortly after 10:00 pm in St. Augusta, the victim's 18-year-old ex-boyfriend, Kelvin West, broke into her house and threatened to choke her. Police say West picked the victim up from a sofa, threw her to the ground and dragged her outside. The victim attempted to call 911, but the suspect took the phone from her.Other people in the house were able to call 911. West left the area when the victim’s father came to the house. Deputies searched for West until he agreed to meet with an officer almost 24 hours later.West was arrested and is being held for court in the Stearns County Jail on charges of 1st degree burglary, domestic assault, terroristic threats and interfering with a 911 call.
09/22/2009 - 9:50 AM
An 83-year-old Holdingford man is injured after driving his car off the road just southeast of his hometown. It happened at noon on Monday. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says Herman Sobania was driving north on County Road 151, near 405th Street, when he veered off the road to the right and hit some signs and fencing. Sobania was brought to the St. Cloud Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.Page [ << 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 >> ]
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