Townsquare Media St. Cloud News Reporter Jeff McMahon is a native of Niagara, North Dakota, and graduate of Minnesota State University – Moorhead. In addition to growing up on, and managing the family farm for more than four decades, he’s been around local radio since 1990. A coach at heart, he’s dabbled in high school and community theater directing, teaching, and (shudder) behind-the-wheel driving instruction. Jeff was named to “Who’s Who in American Agriculture” in 2011 and completed The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (Austin, TX), the Lafayette Agricultural Trading Academy (Wayzata, MN), and the Emerging Digital Academy (Fargo, ND).
Kwik Trip in Becker Breaks Ground
Located on Rolling Ridge Road just off Highway 10, officials say construction began February 19th.
St. Cloud Teacher Named Among Social Studies Best
Autumn Heitzman is the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies 2024 Middle School Teacher of the Year.
“MyPillow” CEO Loses $5 Million Bet
A federal judge in St. Paul has ordered Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow, to pay software engineer Robert Zeidman $5 million for winning the businessman’s “Prove Me Wrong Challenge”.
New Minnesota Delivery Fee Begins July 1st.
A Retail Delivery Fee of $0.50 will be applied to certain retail delivery transactions starting July 1st.
St. Cloud School District Approves New Teacher Contract
The mediated settlement, approved by the school board at Wednesday night’s meeting, includes a four percent increase in year one teacher pay, along with step increases for all eligible teachers.
UPDATE: St. Cloud Shooting Suspect Arrested
Authorities have released more information on an exchange of gunfire outside the Great River Regional Library in St. Cloud on Saturday afternoon.
Walz Appoints Cannabis Expungement Director
The Cannabis Expungement Board was created to review felony and misdemeanor-level cannabis-related convictions to determine if the conviction needs to be resentenced or removed due to the newly legal status of cannabis in Minnesota.
Minnesota Organizing Trade Mission to Croatia
Representatives from Minnesota-based businesses that are interested in expanding into the Balkan market can join the mission.
Paynesville Township Crash Injures Driver Saturday
A two-vehicle crash east of Paynesville sent a driver to the hospital Saturday afternoon.
Target Plans Release of Limited-Time Fashion Line
Beginning March 23rd, officials say a more than 200-piece assortment spanning women’s, girl’s, and baby apparel as well as home décor and accessories, will hit Target store shelves.
LOOK! IN THE AIR! Satellite Set To Re-Enter Atmosphere Wednesday
A satellite roughly the size of a rhinoceros is scheduled to make an uncontrolled re-entry to Earth on February 21st.
Webinar: Connecting New Americans to Job Opportunities
Careerforce, a service of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, is offering a look into newly resettled Minnesotans and how to connect with them for employment opportunities.