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by / on April 28, 2016 at 1:29 pm / in Local, News, State/Region

St. Cloud man committed to mental health facility

ST. CLOUD – A St. Cloud man has been committed to a mental health facility, according to court documents. Dean Allan Friese, 54 was committed on Tuesday to the mental health facility in St. Peter, Minnesota after he was previously deemed incompetent to stand trial for the murder of his mother, 72-year old Lois Arlene Omeara. Court documents say back on September 14, 2013 officers were dispatched to […]

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by / on April 28, 2016 at 12:57 pm / in News, State/Region

Abbott to buy out St. Jude Medical Inc.

  MINNESOTA – Abbott Laboratories will be spending $19.3 billion to buy St. Jude Medical Inc.  The goal in the buyout is to strengthen the market for the cardiovascular care of the medical device maker.  The original offer from Abbott was $25 billion but St. Jude’s debt of $5.7 million was subtracted. St. Jude shareholders will receive $46.75 in cash along with a portion of […]

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by / on April 27, 2016 at 1:30 pm / in Health, News, State/Region

Minnesota Department of Health Report

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – The Minnesota Department of Health(MDH) released its HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report for 2015. Although the number of newly reported cases are similar to 2014, there are higher rates of HIV and AIDS in certain population groups. Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger says “we are seeing higher HIV infection rates in communities with limited access to HIV […]

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by / on April 27, 2016 at 12:23 am / in Featured Stories, Local, Main Menu, National, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Sewing for Smiles

SAUK RAPIDS, Minnesota – Years ago, Fawn Wright of Sauk Rapids picked up a brochure, never paying much attention to the message it spoke, or to whom it was directed toward. Years later, after the passing of her husband’s aunt, the brochure, sitting on a desk back home, because even more apparent. In the aunt’s obituary, a message sparked an action […]

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by / on April 26, 2016 at 10:14 pm / in Crime, Education, High School, LGBT, Local, Local, National, News, SAFETY, St. Cloud, St. Cloud State, St. Cloud State, State/Region, State/Region, Top Stories, UTVS Livestream, Video

Day Of Silence

By Beltha M. Anjangha   ST. ClOUD, Minnesota – A demonstration at the Atwood Market Place at St Cloud State University, alerted students to the realities of anti-LGBT bullying, and paid tributes to LGBT students whose voices have been silenced by bullies. According to GLSEN (Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network), 9 of 10 LGBT+ students experience harassment at schools […]

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by / on April 25, 2016 at 9:46 pm / in Business, News, State/Region

More Crafts, More Competition for Local Businesses

WAITE PARK, Minnesota – April 25 marked an exciting day for craft lovers in Central Minnesota during the grand opening of Hobby Lobby in Waite Park. Although many looked forward to the opening of the craft giant – an Oklahoma based business that has over 700 locations throughout the United States – many were concerned about the effects it would […]

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by / on April 25, 2016 at 1:19 pm / in Featured Stories, News, Politics, State/Region

Governor Dayton Declares Water Action Week

ST. PAUL, Minn.- On Saturday, 800 people gathered at a hotel in St. Paul to discuss the water quality in Minnesota at the Governor’s Water Summit. Now, Governor Mark Dayton is planning another event to raise water awareness: Water Action Week. Dayton plans on holding Water Action Week at some point in April in an effort to engage Minnesotans on […]

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by / on April 20, 2016 at 7:34 pm / in Local, News, State/Region

St. Cloud Man Charged with Assault and Terroristic Threats

ST CLOUD – A St. Cloud man was charged with 2nd degree assault and making terroristic threats according to police. 24 year old An Isiah Oluwasheun Ero-Phillips was arrested after police were called to a residence at the 700 Block of 9th Street South to investigate an assault in which Ero-Phillips was the suspected perpetrator. Police say Ero-Phillips assaulted the victim with a […]

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by / on April 20, 2016 at 12:44 pm / in News, St. Cloud State, State/Region

The MnSCU college system will be getting a new name

St. Paul, MINNESOTA- The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System previously known as MnSCU will be getting a new name. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone says that the previous name has been found to be confusing in brand research. The public college and university system will be known as Minnesota State starting July. The system hired a public relations firm to aid […]

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by / on April 19, 2016 at 9:30 pm / in Business, Featured Stories, Local, Main Menu, News, St. Cloud, St. Cloud State, State/Region, Top Stories, UTVS Livestream, Video

St. Cloud State University Hosts Its Annual Colloquium At Atwood Memorial Center

More than 400 students and faculty from St. Cloud State University took part in a day-long colloquium to present their academic projects, posters and experiments. SCSU Anthropology, Kelly Macauley, says one of the duties of professors and faculty is to make sure students can communicate effectively, especially concerning the research they are doing. This event is a wonderful opportunity for […]

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