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Several cities are requesting money for water and wastewater projects as part of the state's bonding bill.
The central Minnesota school district was awarded a $2.5 million federal grant to fund full-service community schools.
Jervon Sands plans to study environmental change at Oxford and then tackle the climate crisis in his native Bahamas.
Officials said Susan Lemke lost control of her vehicle on frost-covered roads and hit a truck head-on.
Robbyn Wacker, the university's first female president, will step down in June.
The board approved an updated policy after challenges over "obscene" books.
A Facebook group has been following the young male, hoping he would successfully make it across I-94.
The system will allow the university to launch three of 11 programs through a controversial for-profit company.
The 26-year-old told police she and a man found a 'spooky' building and decided to go inside, court documents say.
The 38-year-old was in the vehicle when 25-year-old Keisa Lange was shot and left on the side of the road.
"Ebenezer's Dry Goods & Pharmaceuticals" is being performed through Sunday and Nov. 17-19.
The 22-year-old St. Paul man pleaded guilty to a felony charge in October.
The St. Cloud Police Department will resume its school resource officer program after a pause amid uncertainty over a new law.
Mark Knutson died in July after being hit by a vehicle while biking in Detroit Lakes.
Nurses from St. Cloud Hospital organized stories in a book published this fall.
Officers were executing a search warrant for drugs when five were shot on Oct. 12.
Even with the increase, budget concerns persist and will likely lead to more cuts to faculty and other operational expenses, leaders say.
The two other men shot early Sunday morning were treated and released from the hospital, officials say.
Three officers shot at 64-year-old Karl Holmberg but the BCA is not publicly identifying one who works undercover.
A judge on Friday set Holmberg's bail at $6 million.
A report released Monday states the train "worsened a rail head surface condition" at the Raymond elevator track switch.
The agreement lays out plans for the partnership with CentraCare but is contingent on final business plans, expected to be presented later this year.
A moody coffee shop, a swanky speakeasy and a seafood boil restaurant have sprung up in recent months; the area's first tap wall opened Friday.
The 38-year-old crashed into trees at the end of a dead end road, according to Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
A subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp is suing the owners of Crossroads Center for unpaid mortgage payments.
St. Cloud State University wants to be the first in the Minnesota State system to launch 7-week online programs for nontraditional students in partnership with a for-profit company — if the system allows it.
The 922,000-square-foot building has been vacant since 2019.
Man on supervised release shot by officers in Granite Falls, Minn., now listed in critical condition
The 23-year-old was shot by drug task force officers Wednesday after they say he refused to drop his weapon.
The invasive insect is now in more than half of Minnesota's counties.
The proposed policy has an appraiser provide an estimated market value increase for properties in a project area.
Brian Bruess is the first in Minnesota to serve simultaneously as president of two four-year private colleges.
Proposed projects include a new riverwalk along the Mississippi River, bridge improvements and more.
An aggravating factor led to an upward departure from sentencing guidelines for 75-year-old Russell Bankey.
The woman reportedly told police she started a pile of clothes on fire with a propane torch.
In a large swath of Minnesota, radar doesn't reach below 6,000 feet where severe weather often crops up.
The health care system plans to implement the services at all its regional birth centers.
The 23-year-old was pulled from about 40 feet of water at the popular summer swimming spot.
Plantenberg was one of three Guardsmen who died in a crash during a routine maintenance flight in December 2019.
The 27-year-old Rockville, Minn., man's preliminary breath test showed a blood alcohol concentration at more than twice the legal limit.
The district, losing students and money to St. Cloud's charter schools, is questioning whether they are living up to their promise.
Charges: 66-year-old's BAC was 3 times the legal limit in crash near St. Cloud that fatally injured man
The victim, a 65-year-old visiting his cabin, died from injuries a week later.
Tommy Decker was killed in the line of duty 10 years ago.
The mayor's proposed 2024 budget also includes a 30% increase in the park and recreation budget.
After Appeals Court ruled probation too lenient, central Minnesota man resentenced to 5 years in prison
The Sherburne County judge resentenced the Zimmerman man Tuesday to minimum sentence recommended under state law.
With no chief at the helm, the city of Emily had to deactivate its police department.
St. Cloud man gets life sentence for shooting central Minnesota woman, leaving her body on side of road
Judge also orders him to pay restitution to the woman's family from future prison earnings.
She led the radio station, a training ground for students and a welcome connection to the community, for more than 30 years.
The Zimmerman, Minn., man was known to the FBI and admitted to planning a mass shooting at the Mall of America, documents state.
The impact pushed the car into another stopped car, injuring three others in addition to the deputy.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
Mohamed Barakat had an "absolute arsenal" including guns and homemade bombs, officials said.
Mohamad Barakat was found with 1,800 rounds, multiple guns and a hand grenade in his vehicle.
A Michigan man shot a handgun at the vehicle driven by a man from Avon, Minn., injuring the driver.
Both individuals appeared to have died from gunshot wounds, police say.
A subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp initiated foreclosure proceedings against the owners of Crossroads Center mall.
CentraCare's president said the sale allows the organization to focus more on primary and specialty care at its hospitals and clinics.
Data from the vehicle shows it stopped, reversed to the location McClelland's body was found and then sped off, court documents state.
Mark Knutson died Sunday after being hit by a pickup towing a boat in Detroit Lakes.
A 50-year-old man died after being struck by the ATV on the trail, which doesn't allow motorized vehicles.
He admitted to drinking before driving a water scooter and pulling two 9-year-olds on a tube; the boys hit a neighbor's dock.
Mark Knutson, an avid outdoorsman and well-known recreation director, died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while bicycling in Detroit Lakes.
Although fireworks debris was found on the roof, officials haven't yet determined the cause of the fire.
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The money would go toward an $18 million project to repurpose a building for a planned U of M campus.
Russell J. Bankey also worked for the Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office.
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says the public investment should help spur over $1 billion in private dollars.
Dolan also faces criminal charges for reportedly taking thousands of photos of his ex without her permission.
Until January, St. Cloud Orthopedics had provided on-call trauma care at St. Cloud Hospital for decades.
The sentence is a downward departure from sentencing guidelines.
"I don't know that it's the smartest long-term goal, especially when we are working to reinvent our downtown."
The 35-year-old also pleaded guilty to promoting prostitution from behind bars.
A Miami-based investment firm sold to local owners for $5.7 million.
His lawyer said the break-in was fueled by "the fog of drugs and immature narcissism," and not hatred of Muslims.
The Appeals Court ruled the lower court erred when it sentenced Eric Haskins to probation instead of prison time.
City officials will celebrate the bridge's reopening Jun 9 during its Summerfest festival.