Some of the best mushers in the country will be heading to the north shore this weekend, and among them will be a St. Cloud man. Mike Bestgen is one of about 60 competitors in the various races during the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.
Less than a year after a St. Cloud charter school announced they would be closing for good, they now have a much brighter future. STRIDE Academy just received approval from its new authorizer Pillsbury United Communities for a five-year contract.
The wife of a man charged with the sexual assault of a minor has now been charged with aiding and abetting in the sexual abuse. Thirty-eight-year-old Nikki Hauser has been charged with 11 felony counts of aiding and abetting 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim under 16-years-old. Forty-…
Stearns County Parks Director Peter Theismann is retiring. Theismann has been the parks director since early 2013 when he was named acting director after the retirement of Chuck Wocken. He was named the permanent director in January 2014.