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St. Cloud hosts September activities

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:03 pm

The city of St. Cloud Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational programs and activities year-round for the residents and neighbors of the city of St. Cloud. Several activities for the month of September are planned, including: • Adult Flag Football: Registration for the Brent Fullwood Adult Flag Football League begins Sept. 2 and ends Oct. 1 at the Civic Center (3001 17th St.). Games will be played

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  • Robo Mud Run benefits St. Cloud families, charities

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm

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St. Cloud Deputy Police Chief Vinny Shepard, right, and Officer Corey Targia were some of the first to get down and dirty during a June preview of the Robo Mud Run, an extreme 5K event that pits participants against an onslaught of obstacles.

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer With the combined funds from two Robo Mud Run events, the St. Cloud Police Department gave $20,000 to local charities and families in need. The police department has been able to raise more than $80,000, with the department raising $40,000 during this year’s Robo Mud Run event. Of that $40,000, the department gave $5,000 to the Bradtmuller and Cortez family, a city and police department

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  • St. Cloud High School students earn medals at national leadership conference

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:42 pm

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Third row from left: Nyasia Minaya, Jarisabel Ferrao, Mariah Cruz, Emmalyne Aleman. Second row  from left: Ashley Iaciofano, Destiny Kauffman, April Boyer, Tanisha Hernandez Payton Harvey and Jennifer Grajales. First row from left: Hailey Steuer, Payton Harvey, Jennifer Grajales, and Victoria Smith.

First row - Hailey Steuer,

    St. Cloud High School students brought home medals as they competed at the 2014 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference this past July. The following 12 students earned top marks in the following events: Gold Medals: Nyasia Minaya and Jarisabel Ferrao: Chapter service project display entitled “Focus on My Abilities” working with students with disabilities. Mariah Cruz: chapter in review display. Destiny Kauffman and April

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  • Over 2,000 collectible coins found in abadoned home

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    St. Cloud city workers found about 30 pounds of collectible silver coins at the abandoned St. Cloud home shown above.

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer A recently abandoned St. Cloud home proved to be a treasure trove as city workers found 30.6 pounds of silver coins during the building’s demolition on April 22. The workers turned the coins over to the St. Cloud Police Department, which counted a total of 861 half dollars, 1,016 quarters, 202 dimes and three nickels dating from 1917 to 1964. The city plans to appraise

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  • St. Cloud swimming area reopened, search for gator continues

    Posted on August 9, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    The St. Cloud lakefront swimming area, otherwise known as St. Cloud Beach, is reopen to the public as of 8:00 a.m. Tuesday. Dan Tarrell Memorial Point remains closed to the public until further notice as trappers are still trying to catch the alligator that attacked a 9-year-old boy on Thursday. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission contracted nuisance wildlife trappers informed St. Cloud city officials  that they continue to manage their traps. Boaters

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  • St. Cloud Lakefront still closed following gator attack

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 10:32 am

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Trapper Byron Elsebough. right, and his son Joe search for a alligator that bit a nine-year-old boy in East Lake Tohopekaliga's Lakefront Park in St. Cloud on Thursday, August 7, 2014.Elsebough. right, and his son Joe search for a alligator that bit a nine-year-old boy in East Lake Tohopekaliga's Lakefront Park in St. Cloud on Thursday, August 7, 2014.

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer An alligator attacked a 9-year-old boy at the St. Cloud Lakefront early Thursday afternoon, causing the city to close the lakefront’s swimming areas until further notice. The attack happened around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.  The boy jumped off his bike and decided to swim in a non-swimming area of East Lake Tohopekaliga, according to a city of St. Cloud press release. Responders to the scene

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  • St. Cloud to host Citizen’s Academy

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Adults who live and/or work within St. Cloud city limits may submit applications to St. Cloud Human Resources through Aug. 11 for the 2014 City of St. Cloud Citizens Academy. The academy will take place with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 15 students. Classes will be scheduled for Mondays, Sept. 8 through Nov. 3 (except for Columbus Day), from 6 to 9 p.m. “This is a

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