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by / on May 1, 2015 at 5:01 pm / in Business, Featured Stories, Local, Main Menu, News, Top Stories

A Fairytale Fundraiser

Today at the River’s Edge Convention Center, YMCA volunteers began setting up for tomorrow’s annual Promenade fundraiser event. Mandy Wolvert, YMCA Marketing and Events Director says, “Promenade is YMCA’s annual fundraising event and it raises money for our scholarships that go toward family memberships to the Y, youth programs, swimming lessons, so we never turn anyone away for lack of […]

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by / on April 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm / in Business, Local, News, Politics, State/Region

Bird flu confirmed in 10th Stearns County flock

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) – Minnesota health officials say bird flu has been confirmed in a flock in Stearns County. It’s the 10th such flock in Stearns County to have the virus, and includes 27,000 turkeys. Bird flu has hit the Midwest hard this spring in an epidemic that has killed some 15 million birds in several states. In Minnesota, […]

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by / on April 17, 2015 at 6:24 pm / in Business, Featured Stories, Local, Main Menu, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Mobile dental office visits St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – Today marks the very first time that Operation Grace, a sort of Mobile Dentists office, has visited St. Cloud at our Salvation Army Corps. Operation Grace Minnesota is a service which is run by volunteer dental professionals which provides dental services to people in the community who do not have dental insurance. John Braddock, Operation Grace’s […]

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by / on April 10, 2015 at 3:19 pm / in Business, Local, Main Menu, News, UTVS Livestream

Finding your post winter green thumb

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – As the snow has melted, and warm temperatures are in the forecast, one thing that immediately follows, is the planting of vegetable gardens. The flurry of snow early this morning could leave some people thinking that they may need to hold off on their plans to start their garden, but now might be as good of […]

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by / on April 7, 2015 at 6:50 pm / in Business, Local, News, State/Region

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Covering the cost of a two-year college education for students in vocational and technical programs would help fill worker shortages across Minnesota, a Democratic state senator told colleagues as the proposal got its first test. The state could send about 3,500 qualified students into fields like manufacturing and agribusiness for about $24 million, Sen. LeRoy Stumpf […]

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by / on April 6, 2015 at 9:25 pm / in Business, Featured Stories, Local, Local, News, Top Stories

Small Business Burglarized

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – A local business was vandalized and robbed late last Monday in North St. Cloud. Tron Swanson, founder and owner of Krillan Custom Screen Printing and Embroidering, says the company already had plans to move to a new location in Sartell, but the recent theft has sped up the process. Police reported there were no signs of forced […]

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by / on April 2, 2015 at 6:52 pm / in Business, Local, News, State/Region

Confirmed fourth bird flu case

NOBLE COUNTY, Minnesota – The board of Animal Health confirmed its fourth case of a bird flu strain in a Minnesota turkey farm. The farm operates about 21,00 birds. The farms owner reported that he started noticing that birds were dying in one of the three barns. The rest of the flock of turkey will be killed just as a […]

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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 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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