Locked-Out: Spanier Can Only Sit, Watch NFL [AUDIO]
The NFL regular season kicks-off tonight (Wednesday) and for the first time in 14 years Mike Spanier of Sartell will spending the weekend at home, instead of on the field.
St. Cloud Volunteers Helping ‘Isaac’ Victims [AUDIO]
Red Cross volunteers from St. Cloud are in Louisiana helping victims of Hurricane Isaac.
Stearns County Woman Crowned Princess Kay
FALCON HEIGHTS – The new Princess Kay of the Milky Way is from Stearns County. Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre was crowned the 59th Princess Kay last (Wednesday) night at the state fairgrounds. She’ll serve as the goodwill ambassador for more than 4,000 Minnesota dairy farmers. One of Rei ...
Gagliardi Era Enters 60th Season at St. John’s [AUDIO]
COLLEGEVILLE - St. John’s University football coach John Gagliardi is preparing to start his sixth decade at the helm of the Johnnie football program. That’s right, the Gagliardi era at Collegeville began 60 years ago, in the fall of 1953...
Cars Galore at the Pantowner’s Car Show [PHOTOS]
SAUK RAPIDS – Thousands of people took a stroll down memory lane on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Sauk Rapids. The 37th annual Pantowners Classic Car show was held again this year at the Benton County Fairgrounds. With a DJ blasting music from the 1950′s in the background, there was a steady stream of onlookers checking out the cars. Some remi ...
Local Viewing Party Planned to Watch Post’s Olympic Race
ST. CLOUD – St. Cloud’s Alise Post will finally make her Olympic debut tomorrow (Wednesday). She’s competing in the BMX bike race. There will be a local viewing party tomorrow (Wednesday), and again on Friday, to watch her race live. Both events ar ...
Verso Will Not Reopen Sartell Paper Plant, 259 Laid-Off Permanently
The Verso Paper Company Plant in Sartell will not re-open and 259 paper plant workers will be permanently out of jobs. That’s the word this afternoon from Verso officials at a news conference at Sartell City Hall.
Times, Dates When Local Olympians Will Compete
Central Minnesota is fortunate to have a few athletes competing in the London Olympics. The opening ceremonies are this Friday night, then the athletes will be getting down to business. So when will we need to be paying attention to how our local athletes are doing?
16 Pounds of Cocaine Found in a Pallet in Cold Spring
COLD SPRING – Authorities say they have found 16 pounds of cocaine hidden in a wooden pallet. Cold Spring Police were contacted by a local business that had discovered the drugs. The employees noticed the narcotics when the pallet was accidentally damaged during handling...
Former SCSU Wrestler’s Son Member of 2012 Olympic Team
Another Central Minnesota Olympic connection -- a wrestler on Team USA.
Waite Park Police Chief: Extra Patrols Planned at Theater [AUDIO]
WAITE PARK – The movies will go on a the Marcus Parkwood Theatres in Waite Park, but security will be beefed-up. That, after a mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado overnight killed 12 people and hurt more than 50 others. Police have jailed a gunman who is thought to have acted alone in the shooting at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” Waite Par ...
Marcus Parkwood Theatres: All Showings On as Scheduled [VIDEO]
WAITE PARK – The movies will be shown as usual tonight (Friday) at Marcus Parkwood Theatre in Waite Park. In a statement posted on their Facebook page, they say, “We are saddened by the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, the associates at the Century Theater and the Aurora, CO community. These se ...