The St. Cloud school board turned to former Superintendent Bruce Watkins to help during a period of ups and downs and an unexpected departure of the superintendent.
Don Goeden has seen dry summers and harsh winters. But he's never seen anything like he saw this past June when a tornado ravaged 36 miles of farmland.
Lutheran Social Services plans to resettle 300 refugees over the next three years in St. Cloud. Refugee populations, mostly from Somalia, have had a growing presence in St. Cloud for the past decade.
About a century ago, the founders of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud prayed and sang in their first language: Norwegian. But today a different foreign language emanates from the church.
St. Cloud residents will vote in two elections Tuesday to narrow down candidates for school board seats, and both elections have Somali candidates for the first time ever.
Electrolux has settled a religious accommodation complaint filed against the freezer manufacturer's St. Cloud plant.
Many people who have moved to St. Cloud say fitting in isn't easy -- regardless of one's race, ethnicity, or religion. Given their different appearance, culture and faith, Somalis and Muslims have had a particularly difficult time.
Disk-drive components maker Hutchinson Technology says it is cutting costs by $25 million. The company said it expects to cut 80 jobs in Minnesota.
The freezer manufacturer Electrolux is adjusting its meal schedule to accommodate Muslim employees during Ramadan.
Two Muslim workers at the Electrolux plant in St. Cloud have filed complaints with the Employee Equal Opportunity Commission over issues regarding the Muslim employees' observance of Ramadan.
St. Cloud Somali residents have endured a number of racist and anti-Muslim acts in recent months. Above, a broken window in the city's only mosque, which police believe was caused by a thrown rock.
A Muslim civil rights group is asking the FBI to investigate Thursday's vandalism at a Somali-owned grocery store in St. Cloud.
Police say someone spray-painted "Go Home" in large red
letters on the windows of Hormud Meat and Grocery.
Stearns County sheriff's officials said Friday they seized a number of items during a two-day search of a St. Joseph farm near the site of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling's abduction 21 years ago.
Law enforcement officials continued searching Thursday at a farm near where 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was abducted more than 20 years ago, but his mother said she doesn't think the search signals a break in the case.