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by / on April 1, 2015 at 5:40 pm / in Business, Local, News, State/Region

A new addition to Downtown St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Next Spring, St. Cloud is going to get a little bit bigger. Starting later this summer, consturction on a new condominium development will be underway. The property where the condos will go up, which is currently a city parking lot and has been since 1991, is located at the corner of 6th Ave. N. and St. […]

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by / on April 1, 2015 at 12:59 pm / in Business, Local, National, News, State/Region

Gold-n-Plump Expansion

  ST.CLOUD Minn. Gold-n-Plump Company has begun the first half of a $35-million expansion. This addition includes new machines and a new building to add space to the processing area. The new equipment will make processes more automatic than before. President of G-N-P Steve Jurek says the new development will make the plant one of the most mechanized plants for […]

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by / on March 31, 2015 at 6:41 pm / in Local, News, Politics, State/Region, Top Stories

Education Debate

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – Today at the Atwood Memorial Center at St. Cloud State, the debate on education resumed. A smaller debate that is all in preparation for a bigger one at the state capital in St Paul in the coming months. “They (Republicans) admit that they will not allow that freeze to continue”, Minnesota State Minority Leader Paul […]

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by / on March 31, 2015 at 1:17 pm / in News, State/Region

Xcel Energy raises electric rates in two-year hike

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Minnesota Xcel Energy customers will expect an increase in electric rates in the two-year hike recently approved by state regulators. The Minnesota utility company will have a 6 percent increase in electric rates. However, this increase is far less than what the Xcel originally requested. The increase is 42 percent less than its first two-year rate hike […]

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by / on March 31, 2015 at 1:09 pm / in Local, Main Menu, News, State/Region

Grass Fire brings together local fire departments

KENSINGTON, Minnesota – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a grass fire in Kensington, Minnesota at 5 p.m on Monday. The Sheriff’s office responded with the Kensington Fire Department and the North Ambulance to the fire, which was along the shore of Lake Oscar. The fire had already spread to a nearby detached garage, and so had […]

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by / on March 31, 2015 at 11:31 am / in Featured Stories, Local, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Bird Flu hits Stearns County farm

 ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – The third sighting of the Avian Influenza has been spotted at a turkey farm in Stearns County after infections in Pope County and Kandiyohi County. The Program Director at the Minnesota Board of Animal Health Dr. Bill Hartmann said, “Whenever they’re migrating there is a risk of the viruses infecting poultry.” The Minnesota Board of Animal health have […]

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by / on March 30, 2015 at 6:58 pm / in State/Region

Foster care agency appeals decision

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (AP) – A foster care placement agency has appealed Minnesota’s decision to revoke its license after a 6-year-old girl died in one of its homes last year. Family Alternatives executive director Joan Riebel said Monday her agency is being made a scapegoat in the death of Kendrea Johnson. The girl was found dead hanging from a bunk bed in […]

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by / on March 27, 2015 at 1:32 pm / in News, Politics, State/Region

Budget proposal outline to be released for Minnesota

AP-MN-XGR–Minnesota Budget Senate Democrats to fill in piece of Minnesota budget puzzle Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated from 9:30 a.m. news conference ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a budget outline his Democratic caucus is releasing will fall in between spending levels suggested by House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate framework was […]

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by / on March 27, 2015 at 1:23 pm / in Business, News, State/Region

Xcel Energy rates increase

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (AP) – Regulators have approved rate hikes for Xcel Energy in 2014 and 2015, but it’s not yet clear just how much it’ll cost Minnesota customers.Most of the financial details in Xcel’s request were approved Thursday. The Star Tribune reports it will likely be several weeks before there’s a final rate, as regulators must still make several related […]

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by / on March 26, 2015 at 1:06 am / in Featured Stories, Local, News, St. Cloud State, State/Region, Top Stories, Video

Drought in Minnesota

Minnesota is in a drought because of the lack of rain/snow this winter and spring. Some rain and/or snow would help improve the drought conditions. Here’s some more information about the drought.

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