St. Cloud

Duluth Man Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for Murder of St. Cloud Professor in June

On October 1, officials said Jason Beckman plead guilty and admitted the intentional homicide.

ST. CLOUD, Minn.- Authorities have sentenced a 45-year-old Duluth man to more than 32 years in prison, for the murder of Ed Ward, a longtime St. Cloud Professor with ties in Duluth, this past June. According to the Stearns County Attorney’s Office, Jason Beckman of Duluth was sentenced to 386 months in prison Friday for intentional murder in the second…

St. Cloud Homicide Suspect, Victim Have Ties to Duluth

Formal charges are still pending for the Duluth man police say randomly shot and killed Ed Ward in a doorway in St. Cloud.

DULUTH, Minn.- A weekend homicide in St. Cloud now has two close connections to Duluth. The alleged suspect lives here, as well as the daughter of the victim who was a longtime college professor. Photo: Amy Jones 68-year-old Ed Ward’s daughter says her family is grieving the loss of her father — a kind and compassionate man. Formal charges are…

St. Cloud Hostage Situation Ends with Man in Custody

any people had run out of the bank by the time officers arrived, but five employees were held hostage.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – Police in Minnesota say a man accused of holding five employees hostage at a bank has been captured after an hours-long standoff. St. Cloud police Chief Blair Anderson says the suspect, 35-year-old Ray Reco McNeary, has a long criminal history. Police say McNeary was involved in a dispute at the bank Thursday afternoon and the…

Duluth Rises Above Seizures

Epilepsy Foundation hosts Annual Walk to Raise Money and Awareness

Duluth, Minn- 1 out of 10 people have seizures in their life. Now epilepsy occurs when a person has two or more seizures at a time, and 1 out of 26 have it, with some not even knowing until much later in life. At Park Point, epileptics and their supporters connected, and walked, to rise above seizures. Around 300–400 people arrived…