The Rocori Trail Construction Board on Thursday authorized environmental studies and engineering agreements for Phase 2 of the trail that eventually could connect Richmond, Cold Spring and Rockville to the Glacial Lakes State Trail and to the St. Cloud area.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will provide details about a proposal to allow rock climbing at Banning State Park during an open house from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at East Central High School, 61085 Minnesota Highway 23.
St. Cloud Regional Airport, fresh off landing a long-sought air link to Chicago, would plan future development in tandem with Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport under a proposal by two key state lawmakers.
A jury returned a guilty verdict Wednesday evening against Richard W. Petty on seven of eight counts related to illegal gambling, according to information released by Bill MacPhail, assistant Stearns County attorney.