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).
Farmers Asked To Scout For Corn Tar Spot
The University of Minnesota Extension is asking farmers to scout their corn for tar spot. This new corn disease was first detected in Minnesota in 2019, and has been found as far North as Stearns and Benton County.
District 742 Polishes Student Handbook
At the board meeting Wednesday night, a number of changes to the student handbook were approved.
St. Cloud Police Looking For Hit-And-Run Driver
Officials say the hit-and-run happened Wednesday just before 5:00 p.m. in the 300 block of Wilson Avenue Northeast.
New Housing Development Gets Green Light in Becker
Avalon Estates will bring 22 twin homes, two apartment buildings, and three out lots to a ten-acre lot next to the Community Center.
Purple Carrot-Seed Moth Found In MN
The purple carrot-seed moth is an invasive insect that feeds on plants in the carrot family, like fennel, dill, and coriander.
Retiring Farmers Can Get Help Planning
A new partnership is working to help retiring farmers get the planning help they need, and connect them with farmers looking to enter the industry.
St Cloud Tech High School Hosts Commissioner
The summer learning program at St. Cloud Tech High School played host to the Commissioner of Education Tuesday.
Controversial Policy Discussed At Becker Public Schools
A controversial policy at Becker Public Schools has been tabled for a legal review.
Food Prices Continue to Climb
The price of food continues to climb. The Consumer Price Index reports food prices outpaced overall inflation in June.
New Report Shows Record High Job Vacancies
Area businesses are still looking for more help, and it may be impossible for Central Minnesota to fill every open job.
District 742 Plans Transportation Fair
Reps from Cedar, Palmer, Spanier, and Voight bus companies will join District 742 Wednesday from 10:00 until 2:00.
COP House Plans Event For National Night Out
The St. Cloud Community Outpost, or COP house, is planning an event for National Night Out.