The “Why” Behind St. Cloud Shines!

Katie Virnig is an independent writer and creator of St. Cloud Shines, an ongoing digital campaign to market the Greater St. Cloud region. This month marks seven years since I moved to St. Cloud. I wish I could say I loved it from the start, but that wouldn’t be...

Innovation: It’s Everywhere!

Do you think you experience innovation in your life?  I’m certain you do.  While it’s easy to assume innovation only happens in places like Silicon Valley tech companies or Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), it’s actually happening all around us every day –...
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce – 150 years of connections in Central Minnesota

St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce – 150 years of connections in Central Minnesota

150 years ago, a small group of business men gathered to form an organization dedicated to growing the city of St. Cloud. Various efforts of this original “St. Cloud Board of Trades” were launched over the following years, each eventually disseminating into the next...