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UPDATE: St. Cloud Shooting Suspect Arrested
ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - Authorities have released more information on an exchange of gunfire outside the Great River Regional Library in St. Cloud on Saturday afternoon. St. Cloud Police say the continuing investigation has identified one of the suspects as 18-year-old Jatrell Robert Antonio Mitchell of St. Cloud. Tuesday,...
Car Crashes Into Home Sparking Fire in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- One person was taken to the hospital after the vehicle they were driving crashed into a house sparking a fire. Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Lorenz says the incident happened at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday along Division Street at 17th Avenue South in St. Cloud. He...
Mille Lacs County sheriff report: week ending Feb. 15
The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office: Friday, Feb. 9 12:27 p.m. Responded to a possible domestic assault no contact order violation on Hill Ave. in Pease. 1:52 p.m. Responded to a vehicle accident in Pease. ...
Alleged Princeton shooter facing plea hearing
City man was charged with firing shots at a residence in August 2023 David Alan Padilla, 59, of Princeton, is scheduled to appear at a plea hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 21, for firing a handgun at a Princeton residence in August 2023. Padilla is facing charges of harassment with a dangerous weapon, making threats of violence with the intent to terrorize, and a dangerous weapons charge for recklessly discharging a...
Highway 25 study enters second phase
A Highway 25 Area Transportation Study being conducted by Wright and Sherburne counties in Monticello and Big Lake is moving toward its second phase. This work, known as a Planning and Environmental Linkage or PEL Study, is examining a range of cost-effective transportation alternatives to address capacity, access, mobility and safety issues in the Highway 25 area between Interstate 94 and Highway 10. “This study will help Wright and Sherburne...
Princeton police report: week ending Feb. 15
The Princeton Police Department received the following calls for service: Friday, Feb. 9 8:12 a.m. Medical response for a seizure on Sixth Ave. N. 10:51 a.m. Responded to a vehicle accident on 21st Ave. S. at First St. 4:36 p.m....
Mary Skarda dedicated 30 years and counting to get kids safely to and from school
February 21 is Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day Mary Skarda never thought she’d be a bus driver. Growing up in the Wayzata area and moving to Duluth for college, she had big plans for her career. But when she moved to Milaca and began working for Sue’s Bus Service, she found something unexpected: a passion for working with the kids. ...
St. Cloud Woman Among Two Dozen Indicted for Alleged Meth Distribution in South Dakota
(KNSI) — A St. Cloud woman is among 24 people indicted by a grand jury in South Dakota for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. According to court documents, 39-year-old Hannah Felling is accused of conspiring to distribute more than 500 grams of meth in South Dakota and elsewhere. Prosecutors allege Felling and at least 23 others worked together to distribute the drugs and launder money to cover it up.
Local politician and social worker first to announce bid for St. Cloud mayor
ST. CLOUD — Former St. Joseph City Councilmember, community organizer and therapist Anne Buckvold is running for St. Cloud Mayor. She is the first to declare her candidacy for the seat. Buckvold has spent years in the community, both in and around St. Cloud, working to connect with residents.
Could the St Cloud School District Go to a 4-Day School Week?
A new proposed law could make it more common in Minnesota
Moorhead and Waite Park men injured in vehicle rollover in Detroit Lakes
(Moorhead, MN) -- A Moorhead man was hospitalized after a vehicle crash in Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, when John Gooselaw from Waite Park drove the vehicle into the median of Highway 10 and rolled. Both Gooselaw and his passenger, David Quintanilla from Moorhead, are facing non-life-threatening injuries.
Curriculum Changes Planned For Sartell Middle School In 2024-2025
SARTELL (WJON News) -- There will be some curriculum changes coming to the Sartell-St. Stephen Middle School next school year. Sartell Superintendent Tom Lee says at the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year kids at the middle school will go from 63% of their day being in core classes to 70%, and 16% of their day being in specialist classes like art, music and phy-ed to 23%.
Car Stolen in Northeast St. Cloud
The St. Cloud Police Department are reporting a stolen vehicle on the 500 block of Wilson Avenue Northeast. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers says the vehicle was a brown 2008 Chevy Impala with Minnesota license BMF 699. If you have information on any unsolved crimes in the Stearns, Benton or...
World Food Tour: Star of India in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- My travels to different ethnic food restaurants in the greater St. Cloud metro area is continuing. My most recent stop is the Star of India on Division Street in St. Cloud. Even though this restaurant has been in our community for many years now, I had never been there before. I have gone to its sister restaurant in downtown St. Cloud Kohinoor Bar and Grill several times, but not the Star of India.
This St. Cloud Restaurant Pulled Their Tip Jar ‘Due To Theft’
It seems that since the pandemic the option to tip is just about everywhere. Well not at Jet's Pizza in downtown St. Cloud. A picture of a note taped to the counter says that 'due to theft' the tip jar won't be displayed on the counter anymore. SMH. I saw...
St. Cloud Man Faces Four Felonies for Assault Monday Evening
(KNSI) — A 36-year-old St. Cloud man has been charged with four felonies after allegedly hitting a woman with a shoe and pistol whipping his neighbor. According to court documents filed in Stearns County, officers responded to a “gun complaint resulting in an injury” at an apartment on the 300 block of 4th Avenue South at around 7:30 Monday night. Investigators say Lawrence Duncan was accused of assaulting a woman there. Afterward, he went and found her father in a different apartment unit and hit him upside the head with a gun, “resulting in him discharging a bullet through his ear.”
Two Milaca Business Owners Charged for Tax Crimes
ELK RIVER (WJON News) -- Two Sherburne County business owners have been charged with tax evasion. The Minnesota Department of Revenue says the Sherburne County Attorney's Office has charged Robert Spring and Heather Spring of Milaca with three felony counts each of failing to file income tax returns. Robert is...
The Ledge Announces Two New Shows For 2024
Two new tours coming to The Ledge in Waite Park for 2024
Timmy The Energetic Pup And Artyom The Charming Cat Seek Furever Homes
Just look at this adorable duo! These two are waiting patiently to find their fur-ever families at Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud. Isn't he the most adorable thing? Timmy might weigh 65 pounds, but he doesn't think that disqualifies him as a lap dog. This 3-year-old puppy has done well with other dogs but he would rather chase cats than be friends with them, so it might be best if he went to a kitty-free home. Timmy is very active, so he would appreciate a family that is active as well to keep up with his needs. Right now he is working hard at being crate trained. Bonus Fun Timm Fact: When he gets excited, he does full-body wiggles.
St. Cloud Planning Commission Delays Decision on Homeless Shelter Site
(KNSI) — The St. Cloud Planning Commission put off two key items at Wednesday’s meeting until next week, which could throw a wrench into plans for a new homeless shelter in the city. Avivo wants to build a center on one acre of land near 1st Street South...