I tell my friends “I’m very close to having seen and/or done it all”. A North Dakota farm kid that survived peeing on an electric fence. A radio DJ that ran a Sunday morning show under the air name “Skip Church”. Got a date with Carrie Underwood. Got stood up by Carrie Underwood. Retired from radio at 25 to go home and farm. Retired from farming at 46 and went back to radio. Divorced - two boys, (Drew and Gabe), two dogs (Reno, the Siberian Husky and Rorschach, the Dalmation) and a cat (Moody).
Foley Officials Talk Wastewater in St. Paul
A delegation of officials from Foley was in St. Paul Wednesday to build support for the wastewater connection with St. Cloud.
Report Shows State Teacher Shortage Worsening
The biennial Teacher Supply and Demand Report includes an overview of the supply of qualified teachers in Minnesota and specific data about their job satisfaction.
SnoFest In Sauk Centre This Weekend
The SnoFest Racing Festival will take place on the ice of Sauk Lake this Saturday with hot laps starting at 8:00 am.
Ridesharing Under Scrutiny in Minnesota
The Minnesota Rideshare Association has approached city and state leaders asking for more protection for rideshare drivers, especially in the percentage of each fare the driver keeps.
Jurassic Quest Coming to Minneapolis
Jurassic Quest, the nation’s biggest dinosaur experience, runs this weekend, January 27th through the 29th.
Feed Our Future Scammer Pleads Guilty
Officials say 42-year-old Liban Yasin Alishire enrolled two community kitchens, Community Enhancement Services and Lake Street Kitchen, in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs and claimed to be feeding over 870,000 underprivileged children during the COVID pandemic.
SCSU to screen Holocaust Documentary Next Week.
Through February 7th, SCSU will screen episodes of the documentary “The U.S. and the Holocaust” by filmmakers Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein.
Win a Trip to the Big Game by Donating Blood
Through January 31st, the American Red Cross and the National Football League have teamed up to offer one lucky blood donor a trip to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona.
Police Respond to Shots Fired in St. Cloud
A 15-year-old has been taken into custody.
Employers expect steady work, more pay in 2023.
That’s the takeaway from the Manufacturing Business Conditions Survey released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Becker Police Starts Security Camera Initiative
The department is working to create a list of people with security cameras at their homes that could be used during an investigation.
Veterans Drive Coborn’s Gets New Life
Loaves and Fishes operates more than 30 hot meal kitchens and food donation sites around the state and plans to expand their operations by adding a food distribution center at the former grocery store.