Townsquare Media St. Cloud News Reporter Jeff McMahon is a native of Niagara, North Dakota, and graduate of Minnesota State University – Moorhead. In addition to growing up on, and managing the family farm for more than four decades, he’s been around local radio since 1990. A coach at heart, he’s dabbled in high school and community theater directing, teaching, and (shudder) behind-the-wheel driving instruction. Jeff was named to “Who’s Who in American Agriculture” in 2011 and completed The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (Austin, TX), the Lafayette Agricultural Trading Academy (Wayzata, MN), and the Emerging Digital Academy (Fargo, ND).
LOOK! IN THE AIR! Satellite Set To Re-Enter Atmosphere Wednesday
A satellite roughly the size of a rhinoceros is scheduled to make an uncontrolled re-entry to Earth on February 21st.
Wednesday is Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day!
Since 2017, the third Wednesday of February is named Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day.
St. Cloud Readies for Central Minnesota Farm Show
After more than 50 years in St. Cloud, the Central Minnesota Farm Show is ready to return to the River’s Edge Convention Center. This year’s show runs February 27th and 28th.
Target Unveils “Dealworthy” Line of Products
A news release from Target says “Dealworthy” will offer low prices on nearly 400 everyday basics in apparel and accessories, essentials and beauty, home items, and more, without sacrificing quality for price.
Airport Tip Leads to Rice, MN Drug Bust
Investigators with the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force received information from the Minneapolis Airport Police that a package containing several pounds of methamphetamine was going to be delivered to a residence in Rice.
USDA Releases Lower Farm Income Estimates
After reaching record highs in 2022, overall farm cash receipts fell by $29.7 billion in 2023 and are expected to drop another $39.8 billion in 2024 to a total of $116.1 billion.
Vintage Snowmobile Ride in Cushing Announces Changes
The 2 Tall Tavern’s annual vintage snowmobile run has been changed. Now, an all-wheel run will take place starting at noon.
Madison Elementary Hosts Chinese New Year
The Guang Ming Academy Immersion School is holding the celebration as a fundraiser for the school’s 8th and 9th grade trip to China in 2024.
Changes Approved For Becker Businesses
At Tuesday’s city council meeting, the council approved a combination massage establishment and massage therapist license for Becker Massage.
St. Johns and St. Bens Students Ready for TV Debut
St. John’s and St. Ben’s will become the first Minnesota schools to be featured on the Amazon Prime series “The College Tour”.