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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.

Belated inauguration for joint CSB/SJU president celebrates 'integrated, enduring' campuses

Brian Bruess is the first in Minnesota to serve simultaneously as president of two four-year private colleges.

St. Cloud outlines plan to remake downtown — if it gets $100M from the state

Proposed projects include a new riverwalk along the Mississippi River, bridge improvements and more.

Former Mille Lacs Band police chief gets 28 years in prison for sexually assaulting child

An aggravating factor led to an upward departure from sentencing guidelines for 75-year-old Russell Bankey.

Woman sentenced to three years in prison for burning down man's Stearns County home

The woman reportedly told police she started a pile of clothes on fire with a propane torch.

Your weather app may be missing critical details. This group is trying to fix that.

In a large swath of Minnesota, radar doesn't reach below 6,000 feet where severe weather often crops up.

CentraCare adds NICU telehealth services in Monticello birth center

The health care system plans to implement the services at all its regional birth centers.

St. Cloud man dies after being rescued from water at Quarry Park

The 23-year-old was pulled from about 40 feet of water at the popular summer swimming spot.

Avon post office renamed to honor Guardsman killed in 2019 helicopter crash

Plantenberg was one of three Guardsmen who died in a crash during a routine maintenance flight in December 2019.

Minnesota man facing homicide charges after crash launched passenger into traffic

The 27-year-old Rockville, Minn., man's preliminary breath test showed a blood alcohol concentration at more than twice the legal limit.

St. Cloud schools ask state to re-examine charter school system

The district, losing students and money to St. Cloud's charter schools, is questioning whether they are living up to their promise.