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Jenny Berg covers St. Cloud for the Star Tribune. Sign up to receive the new St. Cloud Today newsletter.

Jenny Berg has spent the last decade covering central Minnesota news for various publications, including the Litchfield Independent Review — where she was named Minnesota Newspaper Association's New Journalist of the Year for weeklies — and the St. Cloud Times. She studied journalism and political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Outside of work, she spends much of her time with her dogs, Juniper and August.


One of St. Cloud's high schools is a model of innovation. The other has been left behind.

Five years after Tech High School opened, district officials are in talks to hold a referendum to renovate Apollo High School.


St. Cloud woman who stabbed 3-month-old child sentenced to 22 years

The 29-year-old woman was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis following the 2021 incident.


Police: St. Cloud man shot woman multiple times, then fatally shot himself

The 34-year-old woman is in serious but stable condition, officials say.


Charges: Willmar man under observation at hospital stabbed employee multiple times

The 53-year-old female employee is recovering from surgery following Monday's incident at Rice Memorial.


With slow fire response times, St. Cloud will ask voters to fund new fire station

Mayor Dave Kleis announced the referendum, along with a new oil recycling program, at his annual State of the City address.


Man who held hostages at a St. Cloud Wells Fargo branch pleads guilty

Waite Park resident Ray Reco McNeary has been in federal custody since the May 2021 robbery.


Minnesota State names two finalists who could lead St. Cloud State through cuts, layoffs

SCSU President Robbyn Wacker announced last fall she is stepping down in June after six years at the helm.


St. Cloud looks to land space shuttle for its downtown

The owner of a full-size orbiter replica, who lives in St. Cloud, needs to move the shuttle from Florida ASAP.


Sartell student recovering after possible opioid overdose from vape

A school resource officer administered naloxone to the male high school student on Thursday, police say.


St. Cloud man pleads guilty to raping girl in high school bathroom

Robert Epps Jr., now 22, agreed to a plea deal that also wraps up additional sexual assault cases involving him.