St. Cloud Shines!

By Sonja Gidlow Sonja Gidlow is the Investor Relations and Communications Director at the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation. Those of us who live here already know about our region’s high quality of life – for individuals, families, businesses – for all....

ONLY IN ST. CLOUD: Grey Face Rescue Opens Area’s First Indoor Dog Park

They often say the best businesses are those created to solve one’s own problem. That was not only the case one time, but two times for 28-year-old, St. Cloud native Bethann Gondeck, or “Bethie” as she prefers. In early December, Bethie opened the area’s first private...
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: Fifth Ave Live Aims to Physically and Figuratively Light Up Downtown

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: Fifth Ave Live Aims to Physically and Figuratively Light Up Downtown

Located in the heart of the Greater St. Cloud community is a downtown rich in history, abundant with beauty and charm and bustling with locally-owned bars and restaurants, specialty shops and thriving businesses. It’s where many of the city’s oldest buildings stand in...
ONLY IN ST. CLOUD: Granite Games Fitness Competition, Run and Conference

ONLY IN ST. CLOUD: Granite Games Fitness Competition, Run and Conference

Each fall, athletes from around the globe converge on the campus of St. Cloud State University to compete in feats of strength, speed, agility and endurance at the Granite Games. If you live anywhere near the vicinity of St. Cloud, you’ve likely noticed the sudden...
NEIGHBOR TO KNOW: Denali Raforth

NEIGHBOR TO KNOW: Denali Raforth

Meet Denali Raforth, a fresh CSB/SJU grad and South Dakota native who’s decided to make St. Cloud her home as she begins her journey into the “real world”.   Please start with a little background. Where did you grow up and what brought you to the area? I was born...