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A St. Cloud Man and Woman Arrested In Methamphetamine Bust

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10/23/2014 - 5:30 PM

A St. Cloud Man and Woman Arrested In Methamphetamine Bust

A St. Cloud man and woman have been arrested on Thursday after the Central Minnesota Violent Offenders Task Force conducted an investigation of methamphetamine sales in the St. Cloud Metro Area.

KVSC Assistant News Director Dante Smith has the story.

Human Remains Discovered In Hutchinson Fire Pit Leads To Updates In Rossing Investigation

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10/23/2014 - 12:00 PM

Human Remains Discovered In Hutchinson Fire Pit Leads To Updates In Rossing Investigation
Robert Nuttall and Gwen Butcher

Authorities announced this week they have charged two suspects in connection with a missing person from Howard Lake.

KVSC Assistant News Director Steve Coursolle has the story:

Wright County Sheriff's serve search warrant on a residence in connection with Rossing missing person case, discover human remains in fire pit.

WNBA President To Speak At Herb Brooks National Hockey Center Wednesday

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10/23/2014 - 11:50 AM

WNBA President To Speak At Herb Brooks National Hockey Center Wednesday

WNBA President Laurel Richie is coming to speak at St. Cloud State University on Wednesday.

SCSU’s School of Health and Human Services features a different speaker each semester as part of its Colloquium series.

This fall, Richie will talk about how she’s combining her background in marketing and nonprofit to work with the WNBA in a presentation called, “The WNBA: Showing the World What is Possible.”

Richie will give her speech in the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center Husky Den at 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. 

Man Killed After Being Hit By Northstar Commuter Line Wednesday Night In Elk River

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10/23/2014 - 10:30 AM

Man Killed After Being Hit By Northstar Commuter Line Wednesday Night In Elk River
Photo courtesy of Northstar Rail

Elk River, AP - Twin Cities Metro Transit says a commuter train has hit and killed a man walking near tracks in Elk River.

Officials say the man was hit by a Northstar train around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was in an area not designated for crossing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported. Authorities shut down trains going both ways and temporarily closed the tracks.

Passengers on the train were transferred to another outbound train within an hour of the collision. Authorities haven't identified the man or said why he was on the tracks.

SCSU Announces Student Enrollment Totals For Fall 2014

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10/22/2014 - 4:00 PM

SCSU Announces Student Enrollment Totals For Fall 2014

St. Cloud State University has officially released their fall 2014 enrollment numbers. Assistant news director Vicki Ikeogu has the AUDIO STORY.

Stearns County Sheriff Asks Public To Remember Jacob Wetterling

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10/22/2014 - 3:20 PM

Stearns County Sheriff Asks Public To Remember Jacob Wetterling
Jacob Wetterling has been missing for 25 years

The Stearns County Sheriff’s department is asking the public to remember the 25th anniversary of the abduction of a Central Minnesota boy.

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner is asking for residents to take a moment out of the day to remember Jacob Wetterling and all other missing children. On this 25th anniversary, Sanner is asking for residents to leave a porch light on to remember Jacob.

11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was abducted from St. Joseph Township on October 22nd, 1989. The search for Wetterling hasn’t stopped as the Wetterling family along with the community and law enforcement on the local, state, and federal levels have worked to find Jacob and bring him home.

Sanner is asking for all of us to make “a personal commitment to never forget or take for granted the many blessings we do have in our lives as they can be taken from us.”

St. Cloud State To Host Gallery Walk On Charting the Future

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10/22/2014 - 12:15 PM

St. Cloud State To Host Gallery Walk On Charting the Future
St. Cloud State University will be hosting a Gallery Walk next month as a part of the Charting the Future effort.
 
Charting the Future is an effort developed by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, a system that includes 31 institutions, including St. Cloud State. The group says the effort is a collaborative process to develop specific actions to better serve the students and communities that make up the MnSCU.
 
To turn the group’s ideas into specific actions, eight campus-led implementation teams were launched, and St. Cloud State is doing its part with faculty, staff, and students on six of the eight teams. The gallery walk will be an open-house style event designed for attendees to see and react to the concepts and themes proposed by implementation teams.
 
The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 6 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Voyagers Room in the Atwood Memorial Center. 
 

 

SCSU Hosts Chinese And Karen Cultural Festivals This Weekend

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10/22/2014 - 11:00 AM

SCSU Hosts Chinese And Karen Cultural Festivals This Weekend

St. Cloud State University celebrates Chinese and Karen culture at this weekend’s Cultural Festivals.

China Night takes place Saturday in the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom on the SCSU campus. The Chinese Students and Scholars Association is hosting the event at 5:30 p.m. featuring traditional dance, a fashion show, and Chinese food.

On Sunday, The Karen Cultural Day will be held in the Atwood Memorial Center Cascade Room at 1 p.m. The theme is “The Journey of the Unknown Culture” to celebrate Myanmar people.

Karen Cultural Day is free and open to the public. China Night is $5 for students, $8 for non-students and free for children younger than 12. Tickets are available at the door. 

County Road 4 Resurfacing Underway In St. Wendel

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10/22/2014 - 10:45 AM

County Road 4, also known as Veterans Drive,  in St. Wendel at the intersection of County Road 2 will be resurfaced beginning October 22nd.

The Stearns County Highway Department says the construction will cover 1,300 feet on either side of the intersection on County Road 4. The work includes grinding of the pavement for resurfacing the road.

Paving of the County Road 2 will start the next week. Local residents will have access to the road, but should be careful while driving through the working zone. All other residents are encouraged to use alternative routes.

The time frame of the construction is dependent on weather conditions.

Highway 15/Highway 10 Reconstruction Project Means Delays For Sauk Rapids And Sartell Drivers

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10/22/2014 - 10:20 AM

Highway 15/Highway 10 Reconstruction Project Means Delays For Sauk Rapids And Sartell Drivers
Highway 15/Highway 10 reconstruction project. Photo courtesy of Mn-DOT

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising central Minnesota motorists traveling along Highway 15 and Highway 10 in Sauk Rapids and Sartell of delays Thursday and Friday.

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between Benton Drive and Highway 10 in Sauk Rapids and Sartell.

Mn-DOT says the closures are needed as construction crews work on the Highway 15/Highway 10 reconstruction project. Road resurfacing will also take place on Highway 10 between East St. Germain Street and Watab Road.

St. Cloud Man Killed In Roll Over Crash

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10/21/2014 - 5:00 PM

A St. Cloud man was killed Tuesday morning after a roll over crash in a dune buggy style vehicle.

Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott says 27-year-old Luke Lietha died after emergency personnel attempted CPR. The accident happened just after 1 a.m. in a farm field on 54th Street SE, which is about 3 miles north of Clear Lake near Highway 10. Brott adds other people involved in the accident were treated for minor injuries at the scene. Their names haven’t been released yet.

The details of the accident remain under investigation by the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

St. Cloud State University Opens Fall Theatre Season

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10/21/2014 - 10:30 AM

St. Cloud State University Opens Fall Theatre Season

The Theatre Department of St. Cloud State University opens its season with “Wives, Goddesses and Slaves Where R My Batches and Cookies?” for five continuous days starting Tuesday.

Director Vladmir Rovinsky, a St. Cloud State professor, says his cast of 12 actors and actresses use clowns and improvisation to discover ancient Greek stereotypes. The shows feature challenging subject matter including relationships between men as well as women, themes like rape, domestic abuse and mass shootings.

All events will be at the SCSU Performing Arts Center Arena Stage. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors or free for students at SCSU.

Sports Schedule

  • Men's Hockey vs University of Minnesota
    Oct 31, 2014 - 7:37
  • Huskies Football vs Bemidji State University
    Nov 01, 2014 - 1:00
  • Men's Hockey vs University of Minnesota
    Nov 01, 2014 - 4:07

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