I tell my friends “I’m very close to having seen and/or done it all”. A North Dakota farm kid that survived peeing on an electric fence. A radio DJ that ran a Sunday morning show under the air name “Skip Church”. Got a date with Carrie Underwood. Got stood up by Carrie Underwood. Retired from radio at 25 to go home and farm. Retired from farming at 46 and went back to radio. Divorced - two boys, (Drew and Gabe), two dogs (Reno, the Siberian Husky and Rorschach, the Dalmation) and a cat (Moody).
Catholic Charities Food Shelf Adds New Freezer Space
Last year, the Food Shelf was awarded the MPCA’s “Prevention of Wasted Food and Food Rescue” grant to help build a new, 400-square-foot freezer to help store more donations at the Food Shelf.
The Weekender! Enjoy a nice fall weekend with these events!
Stop the clocks - our first corn maze, and the largest maze in Minnesota, opens this weekend Plus, it looks like a great weekend to take in an outdoor concert (we have two of them) and, of course, the St. Cloud Pride Week wraps up with a parade on Sunday!
Need Marketing Help? Find the Northway Group!
The Northway Group is a class offered to marketing and design students who work with a small number of businesses every semester to refine their marketing approach.
Becker Council Moving Forward on City Hall Remodel
The preliminary plans include a new shared entry for both city hall and the police offices, plus an addition to the police office and enough garage space to house two city cars and the entire fleet of police vehicles.
It’s Suicide Prevention Week – Resources Are Available
After reporting a slight dip during the pandemic, the Minnesota Department of Health is showing an increase in suicides statewide. 808 deaths in 2021 and 835 deaths in 2022 can be attributed to suicides.
Around Town – Your chance to get involved!
There’s a unique mix of events on the calendar for this week’s “Around Town”. Discussions on disability rights, a gun raffle, and a rainbow parent support meeting provide an opportunity for everyone to get out and get involved! “Around Town” is a ...
Meeker County Sheriff Looking for Car Thieves
A series of stolen vehicles have the Meeker County Sheriff’s Department asking for help.
Boys and Girls Club Getting Ready for a Full Year
Senior Director of Communications Amiee Minnerath says there’s still room for students at the clubs in the St. Cloud Area School District, but they’re looking to add staff at KIDSTOP sites.
MN DNR Host Open Houses on Fishing Changes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a series of open houses to gauge interest on fishing regulation changes to local lakes.
“Drivers License For All” Begins October 1st
Minnesotans who need a driver’s license or identification card under the new ‘Driver’s License For All’ initiative can begin to make appointments.
Benton County S.O. Asking For Help Finding Stolen Pickup
Between 4:00 and 4:30 Thursday morning, a pickup and trailer were stolen from a home in the 13800 block of 78th Street NE near Ronneby.
THE WEEKENDER: Family Friendly, Furry Friends, and Fast Fun!
Lots of family-friendly experiences this weekend, and a way to help out your four-legged friends and maybe find a new ride!