Center aims to end youth homelessness

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by Mike Knaak A community problem that advocates say is largely hidden will soon get a highly visible solution. Pathways 4 Youth, a resource center founded by central Minnesota’s Rotary clubs, plans an open house from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. The center, 203 Cooper Ave. N., Suite 206, St. Cloud will open for clients the week of March

March a good time for food-shelf donations

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by Dennis Dalman Although the St. Joseph Community Food Shelf does not benefit from March Food Share Month, this month is still a good time to make food or cash donations. That is because food supplies typically decrease a bit after the Christmas season, and the food shelf could use some extra help in March. Ann Scherer is president

Suicide suspected in woman’s death

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by Mike Knaak A woman found dead near a walking trail at St. John’s University died as a result of a suicide, according to the Stearns County sheriff’s office. Walkers on the trail reported finding the body of a 31-year-old woman about 4:30 p.m. March 9. The woman was not a member of the St. John’s student body or

Food shelves need your help all year long

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Assigning a month to a cause or concern serves to bring attention and focus engagement. That’s the case this month with hunger and food shelves. The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign helps stock almost 300 food shelves statewide. In 2017, more than $8 million and 4.7-million pounds of food were donated. FoodShare gathers a pool of incentive funds donated by huge

Hockey is the real March Madness

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“How’s your bracket coming?” That question could be heard in every office and sports bar this past week as March Madness, also known as the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament, kicked in. After selection Sunday, college basketball fans studied the odds and bracketology predictions to pick the final winner in the 68-team tournament. But here in the State of

March 16 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 255-1301 or access its tip site at Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. Feb. 28 11:04 p.m. Forced entry. 10th Avenue SE. Officers