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A Home Caught Fire In Eden Valley Township Sunday Evening

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10/24/2016 - 9:50 AM

A home in Eden Lake Township was damaged in a fire Sunday evening.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Colleen Barbara Best owns the home. Just after 6 p.m. a fire broke out, and Best was able to seek help from her neighbors.

They called 911, but the house was fully engulfed in flames by the time authorities arrived. Officials are investigating the cause of the break out.

The home is located along Raymond Avenue in Eden Valley.

Watkins Ambulance, Eden Valley Fire and Rescue and Chain of Lakes Fire and Rescue assisted the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

St. Cloud City Council Will Discuss SCSU Massage Facilities At Monday Meeting

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10/21/2016 - 12:30 PM

St. Cloud City Council Will Discuss SCSU Massage Facilities At Monday Meeting

The St. Cloud City Council will meet next week to talk about police and fire training and a new massage facility on a college campus.

The council meeting will start with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence for our troops serving in the Armed Forces.

On the agenda for the evening is the review of an on-sale intoxicating and special Sunday liquor license application for a bar and restaurant. JL Beers in downtown St. Cloud submit the application, and the council is scheduled to set a public hearing for Nov. 14.

The council is also set to adopt proposals for three structures to be used for police and fire department training. The addresses of these three locations are listed on KVSC dot org slash news.

Also on the agenda is the approval of a health inspection for a new massage facility license at St. Cloud State University.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers of City Hall.

SCSU School Of Public Affairs Names 15 People To External Advisory Council

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10/20/2016 - 3:50 PM

To ensure success of the St. Cloud State University School of Public Affairs, its first ever external advisory council was formed.

The council is made up of 15 members who will meet twice a year to give advice on the school’s curriculum, careers, funding and research opportunities.

Jim Graves, CEO of Graves Hospitality Corp., was named council chair and Attorney Debra Yerigan, of Messerli & Kramer, was named vice-chair.

The school plans to add another 10-15 members next year.

Dean of the School of Public Affairs, King Banian, says, “I’m proud to stand with this very distinguished group of leaders who have volunteered their time and talent to our school. They provide a wide range of expertise in areas of public service as expert practitioners.”

St. Cloud State University Collaborates With Local Area High School Choirs

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10/20/2016 - 10:30 AM

St. Cloud State University Collaborates With Local Area High School Choirs

Seven choirs will gather at St. Cloud State University for a collaborative concert.

Choral Connections is an opportunity for lovers of music and choir to come together on Tuesday, November 1st.

The St. Cloud State Concert Choir will be joined by choirs from Apollo, Cathedral, Technical, St. John’s Preparatory and Sartell high schools.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available at the door. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go towards scholarships for music students at St. Cloud State.

Students At Cathedral And Tech High Schools Will Participate In Mock Election Day Tuesday

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10/19/2016 - 12:50 PM

Two St. Cloud area high schools are signed up for the first ever statewide mock election next week.

The Office of the Secretary of State says 282 high schools throughout Minnesota are participating. From St. Cloud, students at Cathedral and Technical High Schools will be voting.  

Mock voters will be presented with a ballot with a list of presidential and vice presidential candidates. At the bottom of the ballot will be a write-in line for other nominations.

Mock Election Day takes place Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Photo of ballot courtesy Office of Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon.

Benton County Officials Are Asking For Help Locating Two Stolen Trailers

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10/19/2016 - 12:00 PM

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Officers are asking for help locating trailers that were stolen from a farm house near Foley Tuesday morning.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says two trailers were taken from a house in the 5400 block of 105th Ave.

One trailer is described as a 2003 Pick's Welding, black ski trailer with folding ramps. The license plate number is CMT8375. The other is a 2003 Felling, 14-foot dump trailer with license plate number CLT6431.

Authorities have not released the value of the stolen trailers. Suspects were seen driving away in two pick-up trucks. One truck was reportedly louder than the other.

If you have any information about the theft call the Benton County Sheriff's Office at (320) 968-7201 or the Tri-County Crime Stoppers at (800) 255-1301.

SCSU Will Host The Reading Of A Classic Novel Monday In The Performing Arts Center

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10/17/2016 - 1:40 PM

SCSU Will Host The Reading Of A Classic Novel Monday In The Performing Arts Center
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St. Cloud State University is one of many universities, regional theatres, and communities who will be reading a very timely stage adaptation of a classic novel.

The newest stage version of the novel “It Can’t Happen Here',” by Sinclair Lewis, will be read at St. Cloud State Oct. 24. These readings commemorate the 80th anniversary of the novels stage debut.

The novel was written by Lewis in 1935, and follows a man who becomes the United States President by promising to return the country to greatness.

Carol Cooley, organizer of the readings at SCSU, says, “’It Can’t Happen Here' is so on point with this election, it is equal parts thrilling and appalling. It’s not just pacing the election, its predicting its potential aftermath.”

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the Performing Arts Center’s Arena Stage at SCSU. Stay tuned to KVSC for a podcast recording of the readings.

Sports Schedule

  • Volleyball vs Southwest Minnesota State University (Sports Stream)
    Oct 28, 2016 - 7:00
  • Men's Hockey vs Alabama-Huntsville
    Oct 28, 2016 - 7:37
  • Football vs Bemidji State University
    Oct 29, 2016 - 1:00

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