ST. CLOUD -- An update on the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign in the St. Cloud area.

Through their 35 day bell ringing campaign they raised over $197,000, which is $12,000 more then their goal of $185,000.

Salvation Army Community Development Director Jim Muellenbach says they had a couple of very nice donations come in near the end of the campaign.

The St. Cloud Salvation Army assists Central Minnesota residents with a wide range of basic needs services, including a midday meal program and an emergency overnight shelter.