The remains of St. Cloud soldier who went missing in Korea in 1950 and was declared dead a year later have finally been buried in his hometown. The St. Cloud Times reports that the remains of U.S. Army Cpl. Francis John “Fuzzy” Reimer were identified with DNA samples submitted by his mother and sister 11 years ago.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
70 Minnesota soldiers return home for the holidays
About 70 soldiers from the St. Cloud-based Company B Aviation are back after a one-year deployment in Iraq. They say they are thrilled to be home just in time for Thanksgiving.
Reward offered for information about punch that killed St. Cloud man
Police say a 20-year-old man walking in a St. Cloud alley was killed when he was punched by an attacker who jumped out of a vehicle. The victim was walking with two other people. Police believe he was a stranger to his attacker. A $1,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest.
Concrete falls from pedestrian bridge in St. Cloud
Part of University Drive was closed to traffic Saturday night after concrete had fallen from a pedestrian bridge near the St. Cloud State University campus, the St. Cloud Times reports. No injuries or damage was reported. The bridge remains closed to pedestrians until further notice.
Vintage St. Cloud Dairy Queen to close doors after 63 years
A vintage Dairy Queen building in St. Cloud is preparing to dish out its last soft-serve cone Sunday. KARE-TV reports the land where the building sits on Division Street has been purchased by another company, so the business is relocating. The Dairy Queen building opened in 1949, and still has its original refrigerator and stainless steel counter-tops.
St. Cloud Regional Airport lands new carrier, announcement Thursday
St. Cloud officials are expected to officially announce new flights to the Phoenix/Mesa area in Arizona on Thursday, the St. Cloud Times reports. The Greater St. Cloud Development Corp. has been trying to lure a new airline to the Central Minnesota airport for more than a year. Al Kremers, chairman of the GSDC Air Service Corps. tells the newspaper, “It’s not Chicago, but we were looking for business and leisure travel carriers to come in and out of St. Cloud and this is a step in that direction."
Founder, owner of St. Cloud-based Leighton Broadcasting dies
Al Leighton, owner of radio stations in St. Cloud, Detroit Lakes and Grand Forks, N.D., passed away Thursday morning, the St. Cloud Times reports. Leighton began his career in broadcasting more than 50 years ago in Brainerd, after serving in World War II. He is a past president of the Minnesota Broadcasters Association and a member of the Minnesota Museum of Broadcast Hall of Fame. Leighton was 86.
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