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).
Astronaut To Visit SJU
The astronaut that holds the record for the longest continuous time in space will be at St. John’s University Tuesday.
Tree Lighting Tuesday at CSB
The holiday season starts Tuesday evening at the College of St. Benedict.
Woman Charged With Stealing $22K From Monticello Target
Officials with the Wright County Sheriff’s Office investigated claims by a Target manager that Sue Kolb, an employee of the store, would keep money from the cash register instead of putting it in the drop box at the end of her shifts.
Local Towns Pick Up Water Project Loans
The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority has awarded more than $190 million in new grants and loans for water projects across the state.
MN Exporters Set Record
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced Minnesota’s exports of agricultural, mining, and manufactured goods hit a record-setting $7.3 billion in the third quarter of 2022.
Red Kettle Kickoff Tuesday
The kickoff event for this year’s campaign is this Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Sauk Rapids Coborn’s.
St. Cloud Rents Lead Nation
The website lists the median asking rent for St. Cloud in October of 2022 was just over $1,500 per month. That’s a 102 percent increase since October 2021.
Santa Paws Returns to Tri-County Humane Society
The annual fundraiser at the Tri-County Humane Society lets you take holiday-themed photos with, or without, your pets.
New Fire Data Tool Released by Fire Marshal
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety – State Fire Marshal Division has unveiled the Fire Risk Analysis Tool to map where fires happen and what caused them.
Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Earns Military Award
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the 2023 Military Friendly Employer and Military Spouse Friendly Employer designation.
Emerald Ash Borer Found in Isanti County
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says a tree care company reported a group of trees in Standford Township, East of Zimmerman, could be infected. Officials were able to locate larvae and collect samples, and then located a second pocket of infested trees about a mile from the original location.
Meeker County Sheriff Searching for Missing Bell
Officials at the Swan Lake Cemetery in Dassel noticed the bell was missing on October 15th.