St. Cloud State President Robbyn Wacker, shown on campus in March 2022.

St. Cloud State president to step down amid friction over budget cuts, layoffs

Robbyn Wacker, the university's first female president, will step down in June.
A man attending the Great River Regional Library board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21, holds a sign while Avon resident Sandy Klocker speaks at the open for
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St. Cloud library system tackles record number of requests to ban, move books

November 25
The board approved an updated policy after challenges over "obscene" books.
Ted Williams and his then-girlfriend Doris Soule, of Princeton, Minn., after a fine day hunting in 1942.

Anderson: With bat or shotgun, Ted Williams hit home runs in Minnesota

November 24
The late Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams said the best year he ever had was in 1938 when he was hunting and fishing — and playing baseball for the Minneapolis Millers.
A young moose stands near a road southwest of Grove City, Minn., on Oct. 29. Fans have been following the moose’s movements through a “Central MN
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A 'moose on the loose' in central Minnesota draws thousands of fans

November 21
A Facebook group has been following the young male, hoping he would successfully make it across I-94.
Eden Valley-Watkins lineman Noah Stommes tried to tackle Barnesville’s Cameron Halverson during Friday’s game.
High Schools

Eden Valley-Watkins pulls away from Barnesville in Class 2A Prep Bowl

November 24
The Eagles had four interceptions, and the three by senior Nolan Haag tied the Prep Bowl record.
Senior Carter Verhasselt led the charge as Hutchinson’s players celebrated their state championship.
High Schools

Hutchinson grinds out victory over Rocori, wins Class 4A championship

November 24
The winning touchdown was scored in the final six minutes on a 15-play drive.

Families collect Christmas trees and enjoy activities at B&J Evergreen

November 25
The tree farm featured cut-your-own Christmas tree, pet a camel in the petting zoo, sing Christmas carols on a horse drawn wagon through the fields of Christmas trees and many other family activities in Clear Lake.

Hennepin County judge dismisses sex trafficker's lawsuit against accuser

November 24
The accuser penned three books about being a victim-survivor of a sex-trafficking ring family business.

St. Cloud-based luxury menswear store will make Twin Cities debut in Edina's Galleria

November 21
J.H. & Sons Clothier has locations in in South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.

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