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...
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Key Takeaways from Our Community’s First Young American Leadership Program (YALP) Cohort

Clare Richards, Creative Services Manager at Leighton Interactive, was one of ten individuals selected from the Greater St. Cloud region to participate in Minnesota’s Young American Leadership Program (mYALP). The St. Cloud cohort, along with 40 other young...
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Stop! [name the city] Police! Drop The Gun!

Out of curiosity, and being a passionate advocate for making our greater St. Cloud, MN community the best possible place for all, I recently completed the Metro Citizens Police Academy (MCPA), which I think is one of this region’s better kept secrets. I first learned...
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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 –...
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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...
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18 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Greater St. Cloud

Greater St. Cloud is filled with activities to enjoy all the wonderful aspects of fall. Here are a few ideas to get you started

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CSB Merges Legacy with Modern Learning Spaces

Students at the College of Saint Benedict were greeted with a host of exciting changes when they returned to campus at the end of August.

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What Horizon Roofing is doing to build a stronger workforce

Workforce shortages have become a reality for almost every industry. The decline in birth rates in 10 of the late 11 years suggest the challenge to find qualified talent will only continue to increase. In the United States, the manufacturing industry is 2.4 million...
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Medical-legal partnership benefits patients inside and outside the clinic

CentraCare Family Health Center in St. Cloud, MN, applied for and received a grant to hire a part-time attorney from Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid who is able to provide free legal counseling to patients in need of assistance.

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ATS’ dynamic, personal approach to safety

Being the country’s 33rd largest for-hire carrier and Minnesota’s largest, ATS feels they have a responsibility to make safety a core company value.

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