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Freezing Temperatures and Rain May Cause Commuting Problems

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04/26/2017 - 11:20 AM

Freezing Temperatures and Rain May Cause Commuting Problems
Meteorology Professor Bob Weisman

A string of cold weather and rain could drizzle disaster across Minnesota.

St. Cloud State University Meteorology Professor Bob Weisman says dropping temperatures and rain around the state could cause commuting problems. Temperatures have dropped below freezing in some areas around Long Prairie and Little Falls causing hazardous road conditions.

The St. Cloud and surrounding areas should prepare for icy roads and sidewalks Wednesday night and Thursday morning. 

Three Car Crash On Highway 10 Sends One Person To Hospital

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04/26/2017 - 9:45 AM

Three Car Crash On Highway 10 Sends One Person To Hospital
Photo from Google Maps

A three-car accident north of St. Cloud sent one person to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Gabrow says 41-year-old Troy Dulude was driving a truck westbound on Little Rock Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Dulude struck 61-year-old Carol Forbes-Manske who was heading north on Highway 10 in the right lane. The accident led to a chain reaction, and Forbes-Manske hit 19-year-old Cameron Ganz in the left lane.

Forbes-Manske was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The two other drivers were not injured.

Dogs Will Visit SCSU To Help Students De-Stress

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04/25/2017 - 1:10 PM

Dogs Will Visit SCSU To Help Students De-Stress

Final exams are next week for Husky students, and to ease the stress from studying, dogs will be visiting campus this week.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) says the dog de-stress event is open to students, faculty and staff.

In partnership with Student Health Services and Healthy Huskies, CAPS welcomes dogs that are regularly used in health care settings. The dogs visiting campus are highly trained, certified, bathed and groomed.

All dogs will be watched by their owners and located on the north side of the Atwood Memorial Center. For anyone wanting to avoid the pets, they are encouraged to use the hallway on the south side of the building.

De-stressing will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.

Oromo Night Will Celebrate Culture And Diversity At SCSU

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04/25/2017 - 11:10 AM

Culture, identity, diversity and cuisine will highlight the St. Cloud State University campus this weekend during Oromo Night.

The Oromo Student Organization says the celebration is a night of entertainment and enlightenment focusing on Oromo life and tradition.

You will need a ticket to attend, and all are sold at the door. Adult fees are $10, Husky students with an ID will pay $8, and kids under age 10 get in free.

The event takes place Saturday in the SCSU Atwood Ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

 

Car Rolls Along County Road 136, One Hospitalized

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04/24/2017 - 12:40 PM

A driver lost control and rolled her vehicle on County Road 136 Saturday.

Madison Nelson, age 18, was heading east on County Road 136 just after 12 p.m. Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says Nelson looked down to change her radio station when she crossed into the oncoming lane. She lost control causing the car to complete a 360 degree roll and land upright in the ditch.

Nelson was wearing a seat belt and was sent to the St. Cloud Hospital for her injuries.

Stearns County Courthouse Will Be Open For Public Tours Friday

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04/24/2017 - 11:40 AM

The Stearns County Courthouse will be open for public tours as part of a national day to recognize legal process later this week. News Director Korina Borash has more details in this AUDIO STORY.

The courthouse is located at 725 Courthouse Square in St. Cloud.

Lindgren Child Care Center Hosts Book Sale At SCSU

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04/24/2017 - 10:45 AM

Lindgren Child Care Center Hosts Book Sale At SCSU
Image courtesy of SCSU Lindgren Child Care Center

On the campus of St. Cloud State University, a book sale was in full swing Wednesday, April 19. Assistant News Director Mitchell Barnhart has more in this audio story

SCSU Encourages Students To Donate Items Instead Of Ditch In The Trash

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04/24/2017 - 10:10 AM

As the St. Cloud State University school year winds down, students are getting rid of old and unwanted household items, clothes and ramen.

In an effort to recycle these items, St. Cloud State accepts donations so they don’t end up in the trash.

The Department of Campus Involvement says donation boxes will be located around campus at all residential halls, the Ervin House, inside the Atwood Memorial Center, and at Coborn Plaza Apartments.

Students can leave a variety of items such as toiletries, nonperishable food and dishes in the boxes.

The program is called Donate, Don’t Ditch and runs from Monday, April 24 to Friday, May 5.

Poster courtesy Department of Campus Involvement.

Two Hospitalized After A Car Wheel Bearing Suspectedly Failed

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04/24/2017 - 9:50 AM

A 19-year-old driver rolled into the ditch along Interstate 94 when she felt like a wheel bearing failed.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Katelynn Marie Mccomas of St. Cloud was heading west along I-94 Sunday just after 2 a.m.

It is suspected that the left rear bearing went out on her car, and Mccomas rolled into the ditch. The car came to a stop on its roof on top of the interstate fence.

Mccomas and her passenger, 49-year-old Terry Edward Schmidt of Watertown, were taken to the St. Cloud Hospital. Both were wearing their seatbelts suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The accident happened at milepost 185 in Wright County.

Suspect Arrested in Walmart Stabbing In St. Cloud

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04/21/2017 - 1:00 PM

Suspect Arrested in Walmart Stabbing In St. Cloud
Photo courtesy of Stearns County Jail

A man has been arrested after a stabbing inside of St. Cloud’s Walmart store.

St. Cloud Police Sergeant Jason Burke says that a woman was stabbed in the arm Thursday around 7:30 p.m. Police arrived on the scene to find 29-year-old Christian Anthony Robert De Beche detained by Walmart’s security. He allegedly stabbed the woman under her left arm. Police say the assailant and the victim did not know each other.

The woman was brought to the St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room for non-life-threatening injuries.

De Beche’s motives are currently unknown and he refused to talk with officers after being arrested. Walmart closed their store for part of the evening after the incident.

Metro Bus Routes 32 And 33 Will Change

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04/19/2017 - 10:50 AM

Metro Bus Routes 32 And 33 Will Change

Two bus routes serving the St. Cloud and surrounding areas will be changing next month.

Metro Bus says route 32 in Sartell and route 33, which goes between Crossroads Center and Sauk Rapids Coborn’s, will undergo minor changes.

Route 32 will be rerouted along southbound 14th Avenue East to go to Alltran Health. The new bus stop will be located near the building’s driveway on 14th Avenue instead of on 1st Street Northeast.

Route 33 will now better serve Northway Drive, with more direct access from Sauk Rapids. The scheduled stops will now happen 2 minutes later in the area between 15th Street North and 33rd Avenue North.

The new service stops take effect May 7. 

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    May 04, 2017 - 4:00

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