10/22/2014 - 4:00 PM
10/22/2014 - 3:20 PM
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.”
10/22/2014 - 12:15 PM
10/22/2014 - 11:00 AM
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.
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.
10/22/2014 - 10:20 AM
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.
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.
10/21/2014 - 3:45 PM
10/21/2014 - 11:20 AM
Provost and Academic Vice President Richard Green says this allows SCSU additional time to hire the right candidate for the job.
Dr. Roettger replaced Diana Lawson after she left SCSU for the provost position at Grand Valley State University.
10/21/2014 - 10:30 AM
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.
10/20/2014 - 12:00 PM
A 66-year-old St. Cloud man was arrested late Friday morning after allegedly shoving his finger inside a 3-year-old girl’s mouth at the Great River Regional Library.
St. Cloud Police Sergeant Jason Burke says Lawrence Dale Danzl also asked the young girl to come home with him. Danzl is currently facing charges of disorderly conduct and indecent exposure.
According to police dispatch communications a library staff member called in the complaint after Danzl offered two other young children a dollar if they came home with him.
10/20/2014 - 11:15 AM
The St. Cloud State University Planetarium will be hosting a live webcast and public viewing event of the partial solar eclipse on Thursday.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy led by assistant professor of physics Todd Vaccaro and observatory director David Williams will be managing the webcast of the eclipse captured by the solar telescope on the roof of the Wick Science Building on the SCSU campus.
The moon will be passing between the Sun and the Earth between 4:22 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. Thursday with prime viewing of the partial eclipse taking place at 5:35 p.m.
The public viewing will be held in the planetarium located in the basement of the Wick Science Building in which faculty will be on hand to describe the partial eclipse. A second room will be available in the case of overflow.
Access the partial solar eclipse here, the YouTube account will be activated during the event.
10/20/2014 - 11:00 AM
A bronze statue of Poseidon had its Trident stolen at a residence in Sartell last Thursday.
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says deputies responded to a robbery incident in the afternoon of October 16th at 32208 County Road 1. The caretaker wasn't sure when the incident exactly happened.
Anyone with relevant information is encouraged to contact the Stearns County Sheriff’ office at 251-4240 or Tri-County Crimestoppers.
Benton County Sheriff's Office Asking For Help In Identifying Suspect Responsible For Stolen Vehicle
10/20/2014 - 11:00 AM
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person involved in stealing a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a wood chipper early Wednesday night.
Benton County Chief Deputy Troy Heck says a deputy in an unmarked car was driving on Highway 10 between Rice and Royalton around 7:10 p.m. Wednesday when he saw a jeep towing a wood chipper pulled over on the side of the road. The deputy turned around to help the driver, who he thought was having car trouble, when the driver got back into the vehicle and sped off.
Heck says the deputy said the Jeep was travelling so fast the trailer pulling the wood chipper was fishtailing back and forth across the lanes of traffic. A short chase ensued before the driver lost control of the vehicle and drove into a road ditch and then a farm field.
The driver then took off on foot into a wooded area. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of the area, but was not able to find the suspect.
Heck says the deputies found the jeep was stolen from Minnetonka and the wood chipper was stolen from the Department of Natural Resources’ Sauk Rapids Office.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office or the Tri-County Crime Stoppers.
10/20/2014 - 10:30 AM
As part of October’s Veterans’ Voices month, St. Cloud State University will be hosting a screening of the film The Typist along with a question and answer session with the film’s star Larry Tillemans. Assistant news director Vicki Ikeogu has THE AUDIO STORY.
The Typist film screening will take place on Wednesday in the Miller Center Auditorium starting at 7 p.m.
10/20/2014 - 10:30 AM
25-year-old Michael Bland from Minnetonka is hospitalized after his truck crashed early Monday morning.
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says Bland was traveling on Highway 4 and 317th Street just after 5 a.m. when he rolled and crashed his pick-up truck into a ditch, struck an approach and went airborne for about 30 yards before landing and rolling several times.
Sanner says Bland managed to crawl out of the vehicle but had many injuries.
He was taken to the Melrose Hospital and then transferred to St. Cloud Hospital.
10/17/2014 - 11:30 AM
Southside road construction on a section of 9th Avenue South is extended through next Wednesday.
The St. Cloud City Engineer’s Office says starting again Monday, 9th Avenue South between 4th Street South and University Drive will be periodically reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions during daytime hours.
Closures are needed as construction crews repair the 9th Avenue road surface. Traffic delays are expected. Construction is scheduled to end Wednesday night.
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