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).
Stearns History Museum Hosts Concert Saturday
Folksinger and songwriter Dennis Warner plays a free concert this Saturday, September 10th, at 2:30 pm.
Next-Gen Nursing Initiative Receives Funding
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced a $2.4 million investment in the Next Generation Nursing Initiative, which provides Minnesotans free training, books, uniforms, and more
MN Department of Agriculture Seeks Budget Input
The MDA is hosting two public input virtual meetings next week and an online form available through September 15th.
Cyclones Volleyball off to strong start
The St. Cloud Technical and Community College Cyclones Volleyball team is ranked ninth in the latest Division Three Volleyball Rankings after a four and two start in the early season.
New Principal at Foley High Ready for First Day
Joel Foss started as principal at Foley High School on July 1st and is looking forward to the start of school
Wheat Harvest Underway
The latest crop progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture finds that 44% of the state’s spring wheat has been harvested, far behind the five-year average of 78%.
Talahi Elementary Gets School Supply Donation
Over 225 McDonald’s owners across Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan have donated $91,000 to the Roseville, Minnesota-based “Kids In Need” Foundation.
De-Stress With Pets At SCSU
“De-stress With Pets” is a “Healthy Husky” program where volunteers with the Central Minnesota Therapy Animal Association stop by with their animals. The event is scheduled to repeat weekly through October.
FFA Celebrates 75 Years At The Fair
In addition to the weekend full of statewide competition from tractor driving to dairy judging, there are special events to remember 75 years at the State Fair.
SNAP Income Limits Increase Thursday
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, income limit increases to 200% of the federal poverty level
742 Hosts High School Open House
The fall open house at Apollo and Tech High Schools happens Monday afternoon. Students can find their locker and classrooms from 3:45 until 7:30 at Tech High School, and from 4:00 until 7:30 at Apollo.
Becker School Rescinds Communication Plan
At a special Becker School Board meeting last night, the council voted unanimously to rescind the communication plan approved last May.