02/20/2013 - 10:45 AM
ST. Cloud, Minn. (AP) - Experts and activists gather in St. Cloud on Wednesday and Thursday for a conference highlighting clean energy technologies for Minnesota communities.
Organizers say the fifth statewide conference of the Clean Energy Resource Teams is a celebration of successful energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and a coming together of hundreds of people working to create a clean energy future in their communities and beyond.
Participants will also collaborate to identify energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that can be implemented by the next CERTs conference in 2015. The Clean Energy Resource Teams are a statewide initiative promoting energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies for the local level.
It's led in large part by the University of Minnesota's Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships program.
02/19/2013 - 8:30 AM
On Sunday morning the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a building on fire on 9th Avenue East in Lynden Township near Clearwater.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, which had fully engulfed the building. The owner, 53-year-old Jeffrey Louis Storms of Clearwater, said that he had recently turned on a portable heater to warm the vacant residence, as he prepared it for rental. No injuries were reported and the case is under investigation.
Fire departments from Clear Water, Clear Lake and St, Augusta responded to the fire.
02/19/2013 - 8:30 AM
The Mayor of Sauk Rapids was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Sunday afternoon.
According to the police report, the Sauk Rapids Police Department was investigating a one car property damage accident at 800 18th Street. During the investigation, the driver, 48-year-old Bradley Charles Gunderson, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages.
The Minnesota State Patrol assisted in processing Gunderson, who provided a urine sample for analysis by the BCA laboratories, to determine his blood alcohol level.
Gunderson was released by the Minnesota State Patrol, and no formal charges will be made until the results are returned from the BCA.
02/19/2013 - 3:30 AM
30-year-old Michael Lasart Dagan
A community notification meeting concerning a level three sex offender who has moved into St. Cloud will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21.
The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at St. Cloud City Hall. The meeting is concerning 30-year-old Michael Lasart Dagan, who police say moved to the St. Cloud area on Jan. 30. Dagan contacted authorities on Feb. 12 and changed his address to “homeless” but still in the city of St. Cloud. Dagan served time for sexual assault after he entered a woman's home and used a weapon in the assault.
A level three sex offender is one that is most likely to be a repeat offender. Sex offenders are required by the Community Notification Act to register with local law enforcement when they move. Law enforcement officials hold public meetings to help reduce the risk of re-offending and to keep the public informed.
02/19/2013 - 11:00 AM
The St. Cloud Area Sertoma Club has announced that the President of the club, Kyle Peterson, is the Sertoman of the Year.
Peterson is the current president of the 60 member club, but has also been very involved in the past with the club’s board of directors and has been a willing participant in many of the club’s other fundraising and social activities. All Sertoma clubs recognize one outstanding member of their respective groups with this annual award.
The St. Cloud group focuses on helping the area communities and individuals through service projects and financial contributions.
02/18/2013 - 10:25 AM
The 13th Annual Criminal Justice Career and Internship fair will be held this Wednesday in Atwood.
Unlike other career fairs, this fair is specifically designed for students and alumni seeking internships and careers in the various criminal justice fields.
The Criminal Justice Career Fair offers agencies and students opportunities to network and connect with each other. All students and alumni interested in criminal justice careers are encouraged to attend this free event.
The fair begins at 10 a.m. and will last until 2 p.m. inside the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom.
02/18/2013 - 10:15 AM
The saxophone and percussion duo, Moto Perpetuum, will be performing this Wednesday at SCSU.
The duo explores and performs new works for saxophone and marimba. The program will include traditional works by William Penn and David Maslanka as well as electro acoustic works by Jacob Ter Veldhuis and Sy Brandon.
The event begins at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall inside the Performing Arts Center at SCSU and is free and open to the public.
02/18/2013 - 10:15 AM
Last Tuesday, the St. Cloud Police Department were called to a verbal dispute at the 400 block of 8th Avenue North. According to the police report, a 39-year-old female victim was physically assaulted by 44-year-old Thomas James Mitchell of St. Cloud. During the assault, Mitchell threatened to shoot the victim with a crossbow. Mitchell was arrested at the scene and taken to the Stearns County Jail.
The St. Cloud Criminal Investigation Unit executed a search warrant at the residence to locate evidence from the incident. Officers located narcotics, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia as well as evidence from the assault inside the residence.
Mitchell is now being held on charges of 2nd degree assault, terroristic threats, as well as 2nd and 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.
02/18/2013 - 10:15 AM
On Saturday afternoon, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a call from two teenage boys about a rolled over vehicle where it appeared the passengers inside the vehicle could not get out.
According to the report, 88-year-old Raymond Anthony Zenzen of Melrose was driving west on County Road 13 when he lost control of the vehicle due to the slush and ice on the road. The vehicle left the road and continued to travel into the ditch where the vehicle rolled over and landed on its roof. Zenzen and his passenger, 76-year-old Laura Christine Zenzen were trapped inside the vehicle.
The Zenzen’s were able to be removed from their vehicle with the assistance of Elrosa Fire and Rescue, Melrose Fire and Rescue, Sauk Centre Ambulance and State Patrol. The Zenzen’s were taken to the Centra Care Hospital in Sauk Centre where they were treated for their injuries.
02/15/2013 - 4:15 AM
A 14-year-old boy from Holdingford was injured Friday afternoon in a snowmobile accident. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened about 1:45 p.m. on County Road 3, about a third mile north of County Road 17 near Holdingford.
The 14-year-old was snowmobiling with two others on the side of the road when he attempted to drive across the road, where a car was headed northbound. The car, driven by 19-year-old Luke Daniel Doll, hit the snowmobile. The teenager was taken by the North Air Ambulance to St. Cloud Hospital, though his injuries were described as non-life threatening.
Doll was not injured in the accident, which is under investigation.
02/15/2013 - 10:30 AM
SCSU will host guest presenter Miki Kaneda, a Mellon C-MAP Fellow in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She will discuss the issues and questions that arise in performing works that use new media.
Compared to music that is written out as scores, any “new media” pieces that involve electronics or actions age fast. Her discussion will use the recent performances that took place at the Museum of Modern Art.
The event is free and open to the public and will be in room 271 at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, February 20 at 6 p.m. If you would like more information please contact D. Krisitan Twombly at 320-308-3291 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
02/15/2013 - 10:25 AM
The SCSU Mass Communications department is getting an overhaul as the television broadcasting format will move from analog to digital and high definition. President Earl Potter says this decision will be critical to the future of the Department of Mass Communications as they transform their curriculum and experiential learning opportunities for students.
The decision comes as a result of an extensive study done by a broad-based Media and Broadcasting work group and a campus wide cost savings and carryover funds, The university is investing $4.8 million into the complete overhaul of the TV broadcast delivery systems for many venues on campus, including the National Hockey and Event Center.
The Mass Communications Department will also undergo extensive curricular revision of its programs to reflect the practices of today’s media industry. The President wrote in a campus wide email communication that students will have the opportunity to work with the highest level of technology and apply classroom learning in campus and community settings.
The university also foresees using the multi-platform digital technology to showcase more than sports, including academic programs, arts and cultural programs.
02/14/2013 - 11:00 AM
As part of the continuing celebrating of Black History Month, the Multicultural Student Services invite you to a presentation with Dr. Tamrat Tademe on Tuesday, February 19th.
Tademe will discuss this past election, the inauguration and Dr. King’s Bible. President Barack Obama was just re-elected for a second term and during his inauguration, he took the oath of office on two Bibles: President Abraham Lincoln’s and Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s. The use of Dr. King’s Bible caused a controversy and questions.
The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the Atwood Theatre and is free and open to all. Classes are invited to attend.
02/14/2013 - 10:00 AM
NanoTECH 2013 will be here to deliver sessions featuring nanotechnology research in agriculture, environment, energy and medicine. The assistant director of the Department of Agriculture's Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison, Wisconsin, Theodor Wegner is the presenter.
Wegner supervises scientists investigating nanocellulose, a plastic-like fibrous material, derived from wood pulp. Wegner will discuss his research efforts and summarize cellulose nanomaterials commercialization efforts in Canada, Finland and Japan.
The event will be in the Atwood Ballroom on Thursday, February 28th at 9 a.m. and is free to students.
02/13/2013 - 9:15 AM
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The Diocese of St. Cloud is among eight in the U.S. whose wait for new leadership might take longer. St. Cloud diocese officials say they have not heard from the Vatican on whether Pope Benedict plans to appoint a successor before he steps down at the end of the month.
St. Cloud Bishop John Kinney sent his letter of resignation to the pope last July when he turned 75 as required by church law. Kinney has served as bishop of the St. Cloud diocese since 1995. Diocese spokeswoman Jane Marrin tells the Star Tribune Kinney is still physically able to continue as bishop until his replacement is named.
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