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).
Firework Safety Tips
A report issued by the U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission shows firework-related injuries are up over 25% since 2006, with nine deaths in 2021.
Food Shelf Challenge This Month
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless has announced they’ll match a portion of all donations in July to help end food insecurity in the St. Cloud area.
Walz in Foley Thursday
Governor Tim Walz toured a dairy farm in Foley Thursday.
Delano Crash Sends Drivers to Hospital
A two-vehicle crash North of Delano sent both drivers to the hospital.
General Mills Warns of Higher Costs
General Mills held its investor webcast Wednesday and announced a profitable 2022, but warned against inflation-related cost hikes in 2023.
Herberger School Names New Dean
Dr. Katherina Pattit has been named the next dean of the Herberger School of Business. Dr. Pattit has been at the University of St. Thomas since 2008, where she is a professor and department chair in the Ethics and Business Law Department.
SCSU Grant Helps Prepare High-Tech Workers
Grede Casting earned a grant of $300,000 while SCR (St Cloud Refrigeration) is awarded a $250,000 grant to provide customized training to strengthen their workforce.
4th of July Cookouts Up 11%
The Wells Fargo July Fourth Food Inflation Report, which analyzed the most popular food categories, shows an 11% increase in food costs.
New Bike Route Needs New Name
A new bike route from Moorhead to St. Cloud needs a new name.
Groundbreaking at Becker Business Park
Tuesday, community leaders broke ground on Project 2 of the Becker Business Park expansion