The cities of Minneapolis and St. Cloud will be the sites of Somali independence day celebrations over the weekend. Local Somalis have planned the festivals to celebrate their homeland’s independence, and to pay homage to the United States — the country that has given refugees the opportunity to start a new life.
The cause of fire at Roosevelt School in St. Cloud, Minn. on Saturday has been linked to lightning. According to the St. Cloud Fire Department, officials responded to an automatic alarm around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14.
Authorities said a fire that likely started after a lightning strike at a St. Cloud childhood center Saturday night has left the building a total loss. Crews were called at about midnight to the Roosevelt Early Childhood Center on the 3000 block of Third St. N. in St. Cloud on a report of a fire.
One person is in custody after a man reported being assaulted in his home by an unknown male. Corey William Becker, 21, of Grand Rapids, is being held at Stearns County Jail in connection with the incident. According to the St. Cloud Police Department, authorities responded to a report of a burglary in the 1000 block of 36th Avenue North in St. Cloud, Minn.
A 27-year-old St. Cloud man was arrested last Friday after allegedly exposing himself and masturbating while staring at a woman in public, according to police. St. Cloud Police said the incident happened at about 3:33 p.m. on the 1300 block of 2nd Street NE.
If you like your fruits and veggies, you’ll like the St. Cloud State University Community Garden. “This we call our field of greens,” said Dr. Tracy Ore, coordinator of the garden. “Tomatoes, at least 25 different kinds. We’ve got peppers, we’ve got onions, we’ve got potatoes, we’ve got okra, we’ve got collard greens.”
Authorities said an arrest has been made in the case of a Foley man who was found shot to death near a St. Cloud auto dealership in March. Officers with the Benton County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 31-year-old Jamie Wylie March 25 on the side of County Road 75 in St. Cloud.
A former lawmaker suing to stop a new Senate office building must come up with an $11 million bond if he wants to press his case forward in the Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel ruled Tuesday that the bond would protect the state from losses resulting from delays due to the litigation by former Rep. Jim Knoblach of St. Cloud. The state had asked for a higher bond while Knoblach’s attorney has said it could deter him from pressing the case.
In a letter to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Remington says it will eliminate 34 jobs in September and another 34 early in January.
A boy who can’t speak became the center of attention at his St. Cloud high school for all the right reasons. It’s a story about how some of life’s best moments aren’t necessarily perfect. Jordan Knapek’s world is an elaborate one. A nurse and a care assistant escort him through life.
A Minnesota man who violated a federal hunting law has been banned from hunting big game anywhere in the U.S. for five years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 41-year-old William Robert Welsh of St. Cloud was sentenced in federal court Tuesday.
A former Minnesota lawmaker is objecting to the state’s demand that he cover millions of dollars in costs if he ends up delaying construction of a new Minnesota Senate office building.
A 50-year-old man was arrested after police say he assaulted three emergency room staff members at the St. Cloud Hospital.
State lawyers argued Tuesday that a foe of a new Minnesota Senate office building should be on the hook for $18.6 million if his lawsuit doesn’t succeed on appeal and construction is delayed.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said they have apprehended a sex offender who recently went on the lam. Dagan Lasart, 32, was convicted for breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her.