04/15/2014 - 11:00 AM
St. Cloud motorists should know Highway 15 will be intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions during the evening and overnight hours at a later day than originally scheduled.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says construction is needed to begin work on the future site of the Highway 15 and 33rd Street South interchange.
According to MnDOT, new closure times will be announced as details become available.
MnDOT says the Highway 15 and 33rd Street South interchange is part of a larger project that when complete, will improve mobility and access between the city of St. Cloud, Highway 15 and I-94.
Funding for the project is being provided by in part by the State of Minnesota Transportation Economic Development.
04/14/2014 - 2:40 PM
A teenager was allegedly punched and robbed Sunday night from two unidentified men while walking in the area of 6th Avenue and 7th Street north in Sauk Rapids.
Sauk Rapids Police Chief Perry Beise says two cars stopped beside the teenager and jumped out two African American men. One of them was described in his mid-20’s with hair braided in corn rows with blond flecks in it. He was also wearing black leather like pants and a black jacket.
Chief Beise said the man demanded the victim’s wallet and eventually punched him taking the money from the wallet and leaving the wallet at the scene.The only description given for the other man was that he had a hand gun.
Both men got back into their cars and left the scene. The cars were described as a 1990’s Red Ford Taurus and a 1990’s tan Pontiac Bonneville.
People with information on this incident are asked to contact the Sauk Rapids police at 320-258-5346.
04/14/2014 - 11:10 AM
Motorists on Highway 10 will experience lane closures in Sauk Rapids starting Wednesday.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that drivers may run into slow traffic because both directions of Highway 10 will decrease to one lane by Benton County Road 3/Golden Spike Road.
The project will begin Wednesday, and continue through Thursday. The closures will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. on both days.
Road crews will be working on the County Road 3/Golden Spike Road Bridge covering Highway 10.
MnDOT says the work is part of a bigger project to improve mobility and safety. Four new roundabouts will be added between Golden Spike Road and Mayhew Lake road on Highway 10.
Ramps will also be fixed at the Highway 10/County Road 3 interchange.
04/14/2014 - 10:30 AM
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered severe frostbite after a night in subzero temperatures is now walking normally, handling everyday tasks, and planning to return to school next fall.
Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Lommel had parts of her hands and feet amputated after she was found unconscious in Duluth on Dec. 7.She says the amputations were difficult, but she's now confident with her new body.
Special tools help her put on makeup and feed herself. She can also text and use touch-screen computers.
She is living at her parents' home in St. Cloud and plans to return to the Duluth campus next fall.
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