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).
Wednesday is Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day!
Since 2017, the third Wednesday of February is named Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day.
Maple Lake Crash Sends Driver to Hospital
A two-vehicle crash snarled a major intersection in Maple Lake Monday afternoon.
Dog Saved On Lake Near ZImmerman
A dog is expected to recover after falling through the ice on Little Elk Lake near Zimmerman.
New Faces Appointed in St. Cloud Area School District
Starting in July, there will be some new faces in the administration of the St. Cloud Area School District.
Minnesota Solar Gardens Fined for Excessive Fees
Four community solar garden operations have paid about $85,000 in restitution for excessive early termination fees charged to Minnesota customers.
St. Cloud Readies for Central Minnesota Farm Show
After more than 50 years in St. Cloud, the Central Minnesota Farm Show is ready to return to the River’s Edge Convention Center. This year’s show runs February 27th and 28th.
Target Unveils “Dealworthy” Line of Products
A news release from Target says “Dealworthy” will offer low prices on nearly 400 everyday basics in apparel and accessories, essentials and beauty, home items, and more, without sacrificing quality for price.
St. Cloud State Adds Another Cannabis Certificate Program
SCSU has announced the certificate in Cannabis Product Development and Design. The new course joins four other programs that were announced last fall.
Airport Tip Leads to Rice, MN Drug Bust
Investigators with the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force received information from the Minneapolis Airport Police that a package containing several pounds of methamphetamine was going to be delivered to a residence in Rice.
Improvements Approved At Becker’s Pebble Creek Golf Club
A number of improvements are on the way to the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
MN Specialty Crop Grant Application Window Open
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has opened applications for a grant designed to boost the marketing, promotion, and research of specialty crops in the state.
Forgotten Water Tower Pauses St. Cloud School Addition
A very unique construction hiccup has been encountered during the addition project at District 742’s McKinley School.