10/26/2016 - 3:00 PM
A mid-1700s comedy about estranged twins comes to life Thursday at St. Cloud State University.
Carlo Goldoni’s “The Venetian Twins” is about twins who never knew about each other, and then meet in town. The act involves sword fighting, romantic melodrama, betrayals, stealing and death by poison in a comedic fashion.
The production is directed by Jon Ferguson and presented by Theatre Forever, a live-performance company from Minnesota.
Performers take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Performing Arts Center’s Arena Stage.
10/26/2016 - 2:30 PM
One generous donation from a local bank hopes to inspire other organizations and individuals to help make Sartell's Community Center dream a reality.
The city council announced Wednesday it received a $50,000 donation from Liberty Bank-Minnesota to help improve the town’s community center.
Mark Bragelman, the bank president, congratulated the council on their community-centered project and looks forward to continuing the company’s work with the city.
The center will include three varsity size courts for basketball, volleyball, and pickleball. The courts will also be able to accommodate indoor sporting practices, potential trade shows, and expos, concerts and more. Upstairs, there will be a multi-lane walking track. Other feature include: a senior center, multipurpose room, concession area, indoor play structure for smaller children, and a learning and innovation space.
It’s expected to open in the summer of 2017.
10/25/2016 - 3:45 PM
A St. Cloud teen was taken to a juvenile detention facility after being caught after allegedly breaking into a pawn shop while intoxicated.
The Police Department says officers were sent to Max It Pawn on Division Street a little after 11 p.m. Saturday night when their burglary alarm was triggered. Officers on scene reported signs of forced entry at the back door. Police believe the teen used tools to break the glass door.
A witness described a suspect they saw leaving the shop. A few block away, officers found a 16-year-old boy who matched the description. When approached, the teenager took off running but was quickly caught and arrested. Police say he had been drinking, and was carrying stolen items from the shop and tools used to break the glass.
He was taken to Stearns County Jail and will be moved to a juvenile detention facility. He was charged with second degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, minor consumption and possession of alcohol, obstructing legal process and curfew violations.
10/25/2016 - 3:00 PM
A St. Rosa man struck his head and was thrown from his ATV just before 7 p.m. Sunday.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were sent to an address on 421st St. in St. Rosa after receiving reports of an ATV accident with injuries.
John Arnzen, 55, was driving on a field road when his 2012 Polaris Ranger rolled. He was sitting in an enclosed cab and his head collided with the side when he was thrown from the vehicle. He suffered a laceration on the top of his head and a possible broken leg.
An ambulance rushed Arnzen to Melrose Hospital where he was airlifted to the St. Cloud Hospital for treatment.
10/25/2016 - 2:20 PM
A local deputy was awarded for his efforts keeping intoxicated drivers off the road.
Stearns County says Deputy Chad Meemken arrested three drivers for DWI on Aug. 7.
When this happens the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety recognizes officials with the “Hat Trick” award. Meemken received a pin and hat for his work, which was presented by the Traffic Safety Office’s Regional Representative, Becky Putzke.
Stearns County thanks Deputy Meemken for helping increase public safety.
10/25/2016 - 1:45 AM
Drivers in East St. Cloud should be aware that the scenic Riverside Drive will be closed later in the week.
The St. Cloud City Engineer’s Office says Riverside Dr. SE will be closed between 2nd St. SE and 8th St. SE starting Thursday.
Construction crews will be repairing the surface of the road. Detours will be posted.
10/24/2016 - 12:45 PM
RAYMOND, Minn. (AP) - A pheasant hunter is credited with finding a child with autism after she went missing Saturday in central Minnesota for about three hours.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says the child's mother called authorities after her 9-year-old girl went missing about 4 p.m. from her home in Raymond.
WCCO radio reports that sheriff's deputies and personnel from several other local agencies searched for the girl in the corn fields near her home, and two local pilots searched from the air.
Pheasant hunter Daniel Kiecher, of Lake Lillian, reported hearing the girl yelling for help about 7 p.m., and she was found in a field north of where the search had been located.
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 fire.
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.
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