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Archive for February 20th, 2012

by / on February 20, 2012 at 8:23 pm / in Local, News

Snow predicted late tonight

ST. CLOUD, Minn- Minnesota has been dealing with spring like conditions for the past few months and it seems that just when we start to think it all right to transition in to spring, the snow begins to rear its ugly head. St. Cloud State University meteorologist Robert Weisman says, “the St. Cloud area should accumulate around one to two […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 8:19 pm / in Local, News

Committee looks to preserve program

ST. CLOUD- A new committee in the St. Cloud school district’s special education is looking to seee if new approaches would save money while also preserving program. The St. Cloud district has a greater percentage of special education staff, therefore spending more on special education needs. In the 2011-2012 school year, the district will spend about $27 million on special education. Since […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 8:16 pm / in Local, News, Video

Girl Scouts sell cookies for soldiers

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – It’s that time of year again; Girl Scouts are roaming the neighborhoods of St. Cloud with cookies in hand. A Sartell Girl Scout Troop is lending a helping hand by selling cookies in support of soldiers overseas.

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 8:04 pm / in Local, News

Cities request sales tax extension

ST. CLOUD- City officials are asking the Legislature to allow them to ask residents to extend a local sales tax through 2038. The local half-cent slases tax that has been in place since 2003 pays for things such as the St. Cloud Library. However, the state of the economy has made customers cut back on buying products, therefore the tax hasn’t been […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:49 pm / in Local, News

St. Joseph might expand offices

ST. JOSEPH- After the property next to city hall went up for sale, the city purchased it at the end of 2011, according to City Administrator Judy Weyrens. After expansion of the current building, there will be a meeting room capable of seating 200-300 people. Despite recently hiring an architect, the project doesn’t have a construction or completion date. The city will know […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:48 pm / in Local, News, Top Stories

Two injured in weekend shooting

(ST. CLOUD, Minn.) – St. Cloud Police responded to a shooting that happened over the weekend. Officers were called around 6:30 p.m. to a party at 1116 Seventh Ave. S Sunday night. One victim was shot in the foot while another man had been shot in the hip. Both men were taken to St. Cloud Hospital by private parties and […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:41 pm / in News, State/Region, Top Stories

Fire damages hospital elevator

(ST. CLOUD, Minn.) – A fire broke out in a St. Cloud Hospital control room over the weekend. The fire was reported at 3: 25 p.m. on Sunday at 1406 Sixth Avenue North. Smoke was confined to a stairwell and elevator, causing about $3,000 in damage. No injuries were reported and no one was forced to evacuate the building. Tweet

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:39 pm / in Local, News

Stearns County seeks input

ST. CLOUD- Officials in Stearns County are looking for public input as they plan on updating the hazard mitigation plan. The plan tells the county what the weak spots are in the county where disasters are more likely to happen, and then shows ways to reduce the threats. The plan is supposed to be updated every five years, according to Marvin […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:37 pm / in News, State/Region

Minneapolis bridge shutting down

 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A bicycle and pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis has been closed for repairs after a cable support broke and caused a separate pair of cables to fail. The state Department of Transportation says the cable on the Martin Olav Sabo bridge over Highway 55 failed Sunday. The stretch of road was closed Monday morning so crews could build […]

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 7:32 pm / in News, State/Region

Bachmann intends to run for reelection

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she intends to run for reelection to her Minnesota congressional seat regardless of what happens to her current district when a judicial panel redraws state political boundaries this week. Bachmann was at Minnesota’s Capitol Monday for a news conference on healthcare spending. She said afterward that she’ll be back on […]

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