Grand Funk Railroad to Headline 2019 Liberty Block Party
Legendary classic rock band Grand Funk Railroad will be headlining next year's Liberty Block Party in St. Cloud. Liberty Bank Minnesota President Mark Bragelman talked about it Thursday morning on WJON.
Hutchinson Police Investigation Abduction Scam
Hutchinson Police are alerting residents to be aware of the information they received regarding a telephone scam involving an alleged abduction.
SCSU At 150: Life On Campus in the 1950s
St. Cloud State University is celebrating its sesquicentennial this year. Once a month Archivist Tom Steman is on the News @ Noon Show to highlight some of the events from the university's past. Tuesday we talked about life on campus during the 1950s.
CentraCare Closing Passages, Expanding Recovery Plus
CentraCare is closing a residential facility for men recovering from chemical dependency. Director of Communications Wendy Jerde says the Passages facility is no longer accepting new clients.
Central Minnesota's Annual Diaper Drive is Underway
You can help some of youngest residents again this year with the fourth annual "Operation Baby New Year". The diaper drive is underway now and runs through January 1st.
St. Cloud to Request $16.2M in Bonding Money for MAC Upgrades
The city of St. Cloud is planning to ask the Minnesota State Legislature for $16.2 million in bonding money to help renovate the Municipal Athletic Complex.
St. Cloud EDA: Herberger's, Tech Buildings Priorities for 2019
St. Cloud's Economic Development Authority has some big projects to work on in the new year. Board Chair King Banaian says the now-vacant Herberger's building in downtown St. Cloud is a top priority.
Children's Museum Takes Over Former Bank Building
Three months after we learned the Liberty Bank building in downtown St. Cloud was going to become a children's museum, that organization has now taken possession of that building.
Airport Director: Allegiant Flights Popular, Growth Possible
The St. Cloud Regional Airport is a busier place these days, as central Minnesotans escape the cold for warmer weather. Airport Director Bill Towle was on the News @ Noon Show Thursday.
Update: Power Restored to Residents in Several Communities
It was a challenging morning Thursday for hundreds of Stearns Electric customers who had to get ready for work and school without power.
Paynesville's Shopko Store Among 39 to Close
The Shopko store in Paynesville is one of 39 stores the company is planning to close. One other Minnesota store, in Mahnomen, is on that list.
German-Inspired Outdoor Christmas Market Set for St. Cloud
A traditional German Christmas event will be held once again in downtown St. Cloud.
Daniel Building Now Available for Special Events
A new event space is opening up in an old downtown St. Cloud building. "Room 27" is the name of the space inside the Daniel Building at 27 7th Avenue North.
Garth Brooks Coming Back to Minnesota
Garth Brooks is coming back to Minnesota.
Local Runner Taking His Love of Helping Others Global
A local man has turned his love of running into a way to give back to less fortunate people around the world.
30th Annual Festival Will Light Up St. Cloud Hospital
It's a holiday tradition that's been happening in St. Cloud for 30 years now. The annual "Festival of Lights" is this Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in front of St. Cloud Hospital.
Northstar Holiday Train Making A Run to the Union Depot
You can take the Northstar Holiday Train down to St. Paul this Christmas season. Metro Transit and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad are giving you a chance to ride the train for free down to the historic Union Depot on Saturday, December 15th.
Update: St. Cloud Police Make Arrest In Recent Robberies
A St. Cloud man has been arrested in connection to three recent robberies.
Man, Woman Hurt in Crash Near Buffalo
Two people were hurt in a collision on Highway 25 near Buffalo. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Carnival, Parade and More on Tap for Downtown St. Cloud
A three-day family-oriented holiday festival has been planned for downtown St. Cloud.