Someone spray painted graffiti on the front wall of the Granite City Baptist Church in St. Cloud last Friday. Now a group of residents are raising money to remove it. Jim Turck says the church has just temporarily covered up the swear word.
There's going to a lot of talk about gay marriage in Minnesota, if the State Legislature votes to put the question on the ballot in November of 2012. Two men who will be leading that discussion in the St. Cloud area have very opposing views on the issue.
Minnesota's Senate majority leader says she doesn't want to strictly require that opening prayers in the Senate chamber be nondenominational. The content of Senate prayers became an issue this week after several Jewish senators said they were uncomfortable during a prayer by a Baptist pastor from St. Cloud who made multiple references to Jesus and Christianity.