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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.


Family of man who died by suicide in Sherburne County jail reaches $1M settlement

Justice L. White, 23, hanged himself inside the same cell where another inmate died by suicide three years earlier.


St. Cloud man gets 16 years for role in May 2022 homicide

Paul Coleman and Alphonso Cotto were charged following the death of Michael Batsche.


Interim SCSU president starts term with eye to razing several buildings, revamping campus

Larry Dietz says St. Cloud State University's future is "very bright" as long as the institution lives within its means.


Authorities ID 17-year-old who drowned after jumping off cliff near St. Cloud

Emmanuel Seward of Brooklyn Center jumped off a 10-foot cliff at Quarry Park and never resurfaced.


17-year-old drowns after jumping from rock cliff near St. Cloud

It's the third drowning at Quarry Park in recent years.


Motorcyclist killed in collision with other bike in St. Cloud

19-year-old Kaden Johnson of Waite Park was declared dead at the scene.


Minnesota's Redhead Creamery is now in the liquor business

The popular cheesemaker makes araga, a spirit that's incredibly rare because its key ingredient, whey, isn't available to many distillers.


A decade after his death, a St. Cloud exchange student is still fostering connections

Alex Voigt died in a fiery plane crash shortly before he was to return to Germany — but not before he left an indelible mark on those around him.


St. Cloud man identified as victim in grass fire death investigation

Police say there was no foul play.


Sartell school board approves employee contracts — but not without a fight

The board had one last chance Friday to approve the contracts before they expired and the employees lost their jobs.