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St. Cloud, Minnesota
Nickname: The Granite City
Location in the state of Minnesota.
Location in the state of Minnesota.
Coordinates: 45°33′14″N 94°10′13″W / 45.55389, -94.17028
Country United States
State Minnesota
Counties Stearns, Benton, Sherburne
Founded 1856[1]
Government
 - Mayor Dave Kleis
Area
 - City 30.9 sq mi (80.1 km²)
 - Land 30.2 sq mi (78.1 km²)
 - Water 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km²)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2007)
 - City 66,628
Source: www.emporis.com
 - Density 2,156.25/sq mi (831.81/km²)
 - Metro 3,502,891
Source: www.emporis.com
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 56301, 56302, 56303, 56304, 56393, 56397, 56398
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-56896[2]
GNIS feature ID 0650559[3]
Website: www.ci.stcloud.mn.us
Red River cart at Saint Cloud
Red River cart at Saint Cloud

St. Cloud (IPA: /ˌseɪntˈklaʊd/) is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the major population center in the state's central region. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 59,107. It is the county seat of Stearns County[4]. Though mostly in Stearns, the city extends into Benton County and Sherburne County. The population in 2005 was estimated to be 64,232, with 6,726 in Benton, 6,629 in Sherburne, and 50,877 in Stearns County[5]. // A nickname is a name of an entity or thing that is not its proper name. ... Image File history File links Stearns_County_Minnesota_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_St. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Largest metro area Minneapolis-St. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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As of 2007, St. Cloud's population is estimated at 66,628. It is surrounded by a small metropolitan area, with Waite Park, Sauk Rapids, Sartell, St. Joseph and St. Augusta directly bordering the city, and Kimball, Clearwater, Clear Lake, Rockville, and Cold Spring nearby. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Waite Park is a city located in Stearns County, Minnesota. ... The Sauk Rapids city limits sign as seen when entering the city from across the Mississippi River. ... Location in the state of Minnesota. ... St. ... St. ... Kimball is a city located in Stearns County, Minnesota. ... Clearwater is a city located in Wright County, Minnesota. ... Clear Lake is a city located in Sherburne County, Minnesota. ... Rockville is a city located in Stearns County, Minnesota. ... Cold Spring is a city located in Stearns County, Minnesota. ...


St. Cloud is located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul along Interstate Highway 94, U.S. Highway 10, and State Highway 23. The city was included in a newly defined Minneapolis-St. Paul-St. Cloud Combined Statistical Area (CSA) in 2000, even though commuting criteria did not require mandatory inclusion. St. Cloud has never been part of the 13-county Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI "Metropolitan Statistical Area," a more commonly used definition of large urban areas.[6] A map of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. ... Interstate 94 (abbreviated I-94) is the northernmost east-west interstate highway, connecting the Great Lakes and Intermountain regions of the United States. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ... Minnesota State Highway 23 is a state highway in Minnesota. ...


The Mississippi River flows through the city, breaking into a series of channels just downstream from the St. Cloud dam, a city-owned structure featuring hydroelectric generators that can produce up to 9 megawatts of electricity.[7] [8] The Mississippi's 30 "Beaver Islands" lie at the southern end of the city.[9] For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ... Hydroelectricity is electricity produced by hydropower. ... For other uses, see Watt (disambiguation). ...

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History

Minnesota was organized as a territory in 1849. The St. Cloud area had been opened to legal ownership by non-Native Americans following treaty negotiations with the Winnebago tribe in 1851 and 1852. Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Largest metro area Minneapolis-St. ... Ho-Chunk or Winnebago (as they are commonly called) are a tribe of Native Americans, native to what are now Wisconsin and Illinois. ...


St. Cloud was a waystation on the Middle and Woods branches of the Red River Trails between the Canadian border at Pembina and St. Paul. The cart trains often consisted of hundreds of ox carts; the carters would camp west of the city and cross the Mississippi in St. Cloud or in Sauk Rapids, just to the north. Look up way station in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Red River Trails were a network of ox trails connecting the Red River Colony (Selkirk Settlement) in the Canadian province of Manitoba, with the head of navigation of the Mississippi River at St. ... Pembina (pronounced PEM in uh, with the stress on the first syllable) is a city located in Pembina County, North Dakota. ... For an overview of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, see Minneapolis-Saint Paul. ... A Red River cart train on the Carlton Trail The Red River ox cart was a large, two-wheeled cart drawn by oxen and made entirely of wood, usually oak. ...


The City of St. Cloud was incorporated in 1856. It developed from three distinct settlements, known as Upper Town, Middle Town, and Lower Town, that were established beginning in 1853.[10] The remnants of the deep ravines that separated the three are still visible today. Middle Town was settled primarily by Catholic German-Americans, who were attracted to the region by Father Francis Xavier Pierz. Lower Town was founded by settlers from New England and the mid-Atlantic states. Upper Town, or Arcadia, was plotted by General Sylvanus Lowry, a slave-holding Southerner from Kentucky. Lowry was St. Cloud's first mayor, serving only one year. German Americans are common in the US. Light blue indicates counties that are predominately German ancestry. ... Francis Xavier Pierz (Slovenian Franc Pirc German Franz Pierz) (1785-1880) was a Roman Catholic priest and missionary to the Ottawa (tribe) and Ojibway Indians. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... It has been suggested that Middle Atlantic States be merged into this article or section. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... General Sylvanus P. Lowry (d. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ...


Lowry battled Abolitionist newspaper editor Jane Grey Swisshelm. At one point Swisshelm's newspaper office was broken into and the press thrown into the Mississippi. St. Cloud's experience with slavery was brief. Lowry and other Southerners left the St. Cloud area when the Civil War broke out. Lowry died soon after in 1865. This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm (December 6, 1815—July 22, 1884) was an American journalist, abolitionist, and womens rights advocate. ...


Stephen Miller served a two-year term as Minnesota governor beginning in 1864, the only citizen of St. Cloud to hold the office. Miller was a "Pennsylvania German businessman", lawyer, writer, active abolitionist, and personal friend of Minnesota Governor Ramsey. He was on the state's Republican electoral ticket with Abraham Lincoln in 1860.[11] With no previous military experience, Miller enlisted as a private in the Minnesota's First Regiment of Volunteers was promoted to lieutenant colonel and eventually "Brigadier General of Volunteers".[12] After fighting at Bull Run and in eight other battles, Miller became ill and later transferred to another unit, missing the regiment's famous charge at Gettysburg. His son Wesley, who had enlisted with his father, was killed in the battle.[13] While in military service, Miller also served as commander of Mankato's Camp Lincoln, where 38 Dakota men were executed for their role in the Dakota War of 1862. Alternate meanings: Stephen Decatur Miller (1787-1838) Stephen Miller (January 17, 1816–August 18, 1881) was an American Republican politician. ... Alexander Ramsey (September 8, 1815 – April 22, 1903) was an American politician. ... A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). ... The First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry was a volunteer regiment during the American Civil War that is famous for charging a Confederate brigade on July 2, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg, preventing a serious breach in the Union army defensive line on Cemetery Ridge. ... Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is currently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, and United States National Guard. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Irvin McDowell Joseph E. Johnston P.G.T. Beauregard Strength 35,000 32,500 Casualties 2,896 (460 killed, 1,124 wounded, 1,312 captured/missing)[1] 1,982 (387 killed, 1,582 wounded, 13 missing)[1] For other uses... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America Commanders George G. Meade Robert E. Lee Strength 93,921[1] 71,699[2] Casualties 23,055 (3,155 killed, 14,531 wounded, 5,369 captured/missing)[1] 23,231 (4,708 killed, 12,693 wounded, 5,830 captured/missing... “Mankato” redirects here. ... Chief Taoyateduta, known as Chief Little Crow Settlers escaping the violence. ...


Although he never attended college, as governor Miller supported higher education including the state "Normal" schools, one of which later became St. Cloud State University. In his final legislative address as governor, he made a strong but unsuccessful argument for a black suffrage amendment to the state constitution. A normal school or teachers college is an educational institution for training teachers. ... St. ...


St. Cloud was named after Saint-Cloud, the Paris suburb, by John Wilson, a Maine native with French Huguenot ancestry. Wilson later said that his decision came from his interest in Napoleon, whose favorite palace was located in Saint-Cloud. Saint Cloud or St. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Official language(s) None (English and French de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... From the 16th to the 18th century the name Huguenot was applied to a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France, historically known as the French Calvinists. ... For other uses, see Napoleon (disambiguation). ...


Steamboats once docked at St. Cloud, although river levels were not reliable. Granite quarries have operated in the area since the 1880s, giving St. Cloud its nickname, "The Granite City." For other uses, see Steamboat (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see granite (disambiguation). ...


In 1917, Samuel C. Pandolfo started the Pan Motor Company in St. Cloud. Pandolfo claimed that St. Cloud would become the new Detroit for all the Pan-Cars produced. He was later convicted and imprisoned for attempting to defraud investors.[14] [15] Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor...


Popular culture

Courtroom scenes in the Disney Film The Mighty Ducks were filmed in St. Cloud. Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... For the NHL team, see Anaheim Ducks. ...


Marshall Eriksen, of the TV show How I Met Your Mother, is originally from St. Cloud. Information Nickname(s) Marsh-mallow Gender Male Occupation Lawyer Spouse(s) Lily Aldrin(wife) Relatives Marvin Eriksen Sr. ... How I Met Your Mother (or HIMYM) is an American situation comedy that premiered on CBS Broadcasting on September 19, 2005. ...


Juno, the 2007 film about teenage pregnancy, was partially set in St. Cloud. None of the shooting actually took place in the city, however. For other uses, see Juno (disambiguation). ...


The song "On A Bus To St. Cloud", by Gretchen Peters, is on Trisha Yearwood's 1995 album "Thinkin' About You". Gretchen Peters is primary a Country Music songwriter and singer. ... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ... Thinkin About You is the fifth album by country singer Trisha Yearwood. ...


Academy Award winner Gig Young was born in St. Cloud and once worked at the Paramount Theater as an usher. Gig Young (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an Academy Award-winning American film actor. ...


In the movie 1408, St. Cloud is mentioned as one of the scariest places the protagonist has visited. 1408 is a 2007 horror film based on the Stephen King short story of the same name directed by Swedish film director Mikael Håfström. ...


Director Stephen Sommers attended Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. He then attended college at nearby St. John's University. Stephen Sommers on the Prague set of Van Helsing Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American movie director/writer best known for the 1999 blockbuster The Mummy, its sequel The Mummy Returns, and the action/horror film Van Helsing. ... Cathedral High School is a Roman Catholic College Prepatory High School in Springfield, Massachusetts. ... The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), for women, and Saint John’s University (SJU), for men, are partnered liberal arts colleges respectively located in St. ...


Transportation

St. Cloud is a regional transportation hub within Minnesota. Major roadways including Interstate Highway 94, U.S. Highway 10, and Minnesota State Highways 15 and 23 pass through the city.[16] Interstate 94 (abbreviated I-94) is the northernmost east-west interstate highway, connecting the Great Lakes and Intermountain regions of the United States. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ... Trunk Highway 15, often called Highway 15 or TH 15, is a state highway in central Minnesota. ... Minnesota State Highway 23 is a state highway in Minnesota. ...


Bus service within the city and to neighboring Sartell and Sauk Rapids is offered through St. Cloud Metro Bus, and there is a Greyhound Lines station downtown. Several rail lines run through the city as well, which is a stop on Amtrak's Empire Builder line. A commuter rail line running from the Twin Cities known as the Northstar Corridor will reach the city in a second phase. Autobus redirects here. ... Location in the state of Minnesota. ... The Sauk Rapids city limits sign as seen when entering the city from across the Mississippi River. ... This article is about the US bus line. ... Other information Code SCD Traffic Passengers (2006) 12,146 5% St. ... Vermonter at the Brattleboro, Vermont, station, 18 March 2004. ... Empire Builder is a train route operated by Amtrak in the Midwestern and Northwestern United States. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... A map of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. ... The Northstar Corridor is a proposed commuter rail line that will serve a region which runs to the northwest from Minneapolis, Minnesota toward St. ...


St. Cloud is also home to St. Cloud Regional Airport, which makes daily connecting flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Northwest Airlines. St. ... Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (IATA: MSP, ICAO: KMSP) is the largest and busiest airport in the five-state upper Midwestern region of Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. ... Northwest Airlines, Inc. ...


Education

The city of St. Cloud is served by two major public high schools, St. Cloud Technical Senior High School and St. Cloud Apollo High School, along with one major private high school, Cathedral High School. St. Cloud Tech is the older of the two public high schools, opening in 1917, and is located just west of downtown on the city's south side. Apollo opened in 1970 and serves the expanding north side of the city. Other high schools and secondary schools that serve the city of St. Cloud include St. Robert Bellarmine's Academy, St. Cloud Christian School, Immaculate Conception Academy, and St. Cloud Alternative Learning Center. Apollo Senior High School is a high school located at 1000 4th Ave N. in St. ... The Cathedral Crusaders logo. ...


St. Cloud is also home to several higher education facilities, including the second-largest university in the state, St. Cloud State University. As of 2007, 17,892 students attend SCSU. Other post-secondary institutions and campuses in St. Cloud include St. Cloud Technical College (SCTC), Rasmussen College, and the Minnesota School of Business. St. ... Rasmussen College is a private, for-profit, two-year and four-year degree-granting college with five campuses in Minnesota including Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Mankato, and St. ...


Politics

St. Cloud is in Minnesota's 6th congressional district, currently represented by Michele Bachmann (R). St. Cloud is partly in Minnesota House of Representatives district 15A, currently represented by Steve Gottwalt (R), and partly in 15B, currently represented by Larry Haws (DFL). State Senate District 15 is represented by Senate Assistant Majority Leader Tarryl Clark (DFL). Minnesotas Sixth Congressional District includes most or all of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, Wright, Anoka, and Washington counties. ... Michele Bachmann (born Michele Marie Amble on April 6, 1956) is the Republican Representative of Minnesotas 6th congressional district, one of eight congressional districts in Minnesota. ... The Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States two-party system, the other one being the Democratic Party. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.9 square miles (80.1 km²), of which 30.2 (78.1 km²) are land and 0.8 (2.0 km²) (2.62%) water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Climate

St. Cloud lies in the cool summer-type Humid continental climate zone (Köppen Dfb), with warm, humid summers and very cold winters with heavy snowfall. January is the coldest month, with an average high temperature of 19°F (-7°C) and an average low temperature of -1°F (-18°C). July is the warmest month, with an average high of 82°F (28°C) and an average low of 58°F (14°C). The humid continental climate is a climate found over large areas of land masses in the temperate regions of the mid-latitudes where there is a zone of conflict between polar and tropical air masses. ...

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg high °F (°C) 19 (-7) 26 (-3) 38 (3) 55 (13) 69 (21) 77 (25) 82 (28) 79 (26) 69 (21) 56 (13) 37 (3) 23 (-5)
Avg low temperature °F (°C) -1 (-18) 7 (-14) 19 (-7) 32 (0) 44 (7) 53 (12) 58 (14) 55 (13) 46 (8) 34 (1) 20 (-7) 5 (-15)

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 59,107 people, 22,652 households, and 12,254 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,959.9 people per square mile (756.7/km²). There were 23,249 housing units at an average density of 770.9/sq mi (297.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.75% White, 2.37% African American, 0.72% Native American, 3.11% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 22,652 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.9% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.00. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 24.1% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $37,346, and the median income for a family was $50,460. Males had a median income of $33,670 versus $23,759 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,769. About 5.0% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Sites of interest

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Media

The main newspaper is the St. Cloud Times. ion (previously PAX) network affiliate KPXM (channel 41) is licensed to serve the city, though the signal also reaches the Twin Cities region. KPXM carries news programming from Minneapolis-St. Paul station KARE (channel 11), with which it has a marketing agreement. UTVS (channel 21) serves as the local television station for the city of St. Cloud. The station is run by St. Cloud State University students.Radio stations include: ION Television is a broadcast and cable television network first broadcast on August 31, 1998 under the name PAX TV (early on in its development, it was called PaxNet). ... KPXM channel 41 (40 digital) is a PAX Network affiliate broadcasting in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... KARE (or commonly KARE 11) is a broadcast television station serving the Twin Cities market of Minnesota and western Wisconsin in the United States, with studios located in the suburb of Golden Valley. ...

Minnesota Public Radio began in nearby Collegeville at St. John's University. WBHR is a Sports/Sports Talk radio station serving the St. ... WVAL (800 AM) is a radio station in St. ... Classic Country is a radio format that specializes in playing mainstream country hits from past decades. ... WJON (1240 AM kHz) is a radio station in St. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... KFAN (1130 AM) is a sports talk radio station in the Minneapolis-St. ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... KFAN (1130 AM) is a sports talk radio station in the Minneapolis-St. ... KNSI is a news and talk radio station based in St. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Leighton Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company based in St. ... Independent Public Radio (IPR) is a public radio network in Minnesota. ... Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution. ... St. ... Air 1 is a Christian music radio network in the United States, operated by the non-profit EMF Broadcasting. ... Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM; also by its religious neutral term inspirational music) is a genre of popular music which is lyrically focused on matters concerned with the Christian faith. ... EMF Broadcasting (Educational Media Foundation) is a Christian radio broadcasting company based in California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Minnesota Public Radio logo Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is a regional public radio network based in the U.S. state of Minnesota that has been broadcasting since 1967. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... Minnesota Public Radio logo Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is a regional public radio network based in the U.S. state of Minnesota that has been broadcasting since 1967. ... Minnesota Christian Broadcasters, Inc. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... Minnesota Christian Broadcasters, Inc. ... KKJM Spirit 92. ... Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM; also by its religious neutral term inspirational music) is a genre of popular music which is lyrically focused on matters concerned with the Christian faith. ... KMXK Mix 94. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... KKSR Kiss 96. ... Active rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... WWJO (98. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... KZPK (98. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Leighton Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company based in St. ... KCML Lite 99. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Leighton Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company based in St. ... WHMH-FM (101. ... Active rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... KLZZ (103. ... For the magazine, see Classic Rock (magazine). ... Regent Communications, Inc. ... KCLD-FM (104. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... Leighton Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company based in St. ... Collegeville Township is a township located in Stearns County, Minnesota. ... The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), for women, and Saint John’s University (SJU), for men, are partnered liberal arts colleges respectively located in St. ...


Sister cities

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See also

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References

  1. ^ Dominik, John J. (1986). That You May Find Healing. St. Cloud, Minn: St. Cloud Hospital, 5. 
  2. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Minnesota population estimates: number and characteristics of the current population. Minnesota Department of Administration. Retrieved on 2006-11-14.
  6. ^ Metro Council website, Twin Cities Metropolican Area Geographic Definitions, "Definitions Used By The U.S. Census Bureau"
  7. ^ City of St. Cloud, Public Utilities, Hydroelectric Services
  8. ^ John Weeks, The Bridges and Structures of the Mississsippi River Headwaters, A Detailed Look At The Bridges, Dams And Other Structures On The The Mississippi River In The Headwaters Region From Lake Itasca To Minneapolis First Edition — November 2007.
  9. ^ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, "Mississippi River", "St. Cloud to Anoka"
  10. ^ 3 Towns Into 1 City, A Narrative Record of Significant Factors in The Story Of St. Cloud Minnesota.
  11. ^ John J. Dominik Jr., "Three Towns Into One City, St. Cloud Minesota, 1976, St Cloud Area Bicentennial Commission, page 13
  12. ^ Minnesota Historical Society "Governors of Minnesota, Stephen Miller, Fourth State Governor"
  13. ^ First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Stephen Miller.
  14. ^ Pan History. St Cloud Antique Auto Club, Inc. (2007-01-01). Retrieved on 2007-06-20.
  15. ^ Automotive History Online, Pan Motor
  16. ^ St. Cloud, Minnesota. Google Maps. Retrieved on 2007-05-19.

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  • St. Cloud, Minnesota is at coordinates 45°33′14″N 94°10′13″W / 45.55395, -94.17035 (St. Cloud, Minnesota)Coordinates: 45°33′14″N 94°10′13″W / 45.55395, -94.17035 (St. Cloud, Minnesota)
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