Becker City Council Hears Tax Abatement Request for Google
Touting the overall economic impact on the region, supporters of the Google Data Center project spoke to the Becker city Council Tuesday night. The council held a public hearing on Google's request for a 20-year tax abatement on the property.
Healing Therapists, Psychics in Downtown St. Cloud Saturday
An event that is out of this world will be held this weekend at the River's Edge Convention Center in downtown St. Cloud. The "Holistic Healing & Psychic Fair" is on Saturday.
Looking Back and Ahead: St. Joe Mayor Gives 'State of City'
St. Joseph's mayor looked back on the good and bad things that happened in 2018. Rick Schultz gave his "State of the City" address during Monday night's city council meeting.
St. Joseph Moves Forward with Creation of New Industrial Park
St. Joseph is moving forward on the development of a new industrial park. "Industrial Park East" is about 100 acres in total just to the north of County Road 75 and to the east of County Road 133.
One Hurt in Three Vehicle Crash in South St. Cloud
Three vehicles were damaged in a crash in south St. Cloud. Police say it happened just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 25th Avenue South and West St. Germain Street.
Pickup Hits Traffic Light Sending Driver to Hospital
A Winsted man was brought to St. Cloud Hospital after the pickup he was driving struck a stop light.
First All-Girl BSA Troop Forms in Central Minnesota
The first all-girl Scout troop has been formed here in Central Minnesota. Avon-Albany Scouts, BSA Troop 32, was established last month. Several fifth-grade girls graduated from the Cub Scout Pack in Avon and began to form the troop.
Bill Introduced Allowing Sartell to Collect Food & Beverage Tax
Sartell is considering creating a food and beverage tax. State Representative Tim O'Driscoll of Sartell has introduced a bill in the House that would allow the city to impose a tax of up to 1.5 percent.
Weather Announcements for Thursday, March 14th, 2019
We have some weather announcements for Thursday, March 14th, 2019. If you have a weather related announcement, please call our cancelations line at (320) 257-7203 and leave a message.
SCSU At 150: Just 24 Presidents in School's History
St. Cloud State University is celebrating its sesquicentennial this year. Once a month Archivist Tom Steman comes on the News @ Noon Show on WJON to talk about the long history of the school. Tuesday the topic was the school's presidents.
Sauk Rapids-Rice Announces New Round of Listening Sessions
Residents in the Sauk Rapids-Rice school district will have more chances to give their input on the future of the school district. "One Storm One Future" is the next process to engage district residents, which will include a series of listening sessions and a new website.
St. Cloud Skate Park Project Coming In Under Budget
The plan to build a new skate park in St. Cloud is coming in well under budget. The City Council voted to approve the construction contract during their meeting Monday night.
Serious Injuries in Head On Collision Near Litchfield
Four people were hurt, at least two seriously, in a head-on collision. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just after 2:00 p.m. Monday on Highway 12 near Litchfield in Meeker County.
Sauk Rapids Council Approves Creating Designs for Park Project
A plan to bring some new amenities to the parks along the river in Sauk Rapids has taken another step forward. Monday night the city council voted to approve the Riverfront Park Master Plan and move into the design stage.