ST. CLOUD TIMES — Mayor Dave Kleis announced Oct. 6 St. Cloud Police Commander Brett Mushatt will be appointed as the new Assistant Chief of Police. Mushatt, a St. Cloud Technical High School graduate, earned a graduate degree in Public Safety Leadership from St. Cloud State University. Read More: Mayor announces new St. Cloud Assistant
WJON — St. Cloud State Dean, School of Public Affairs and Economic Professor King Banaian joined Jay Caldwell on WJON to discuss how the United States might be in a recession now and if not now, soon. Banaian had indicated a month ago the recession was likely coming at the end of 2022 but that timeline may have moved up.
ST. CLOUD TIMES — Stearns Bank Community Development Coordinator and St. Cloud State alumnus Mohamed Farah ’21 has been appointed to the Minnesota Emerging Entrepreneur Board. Appointments are made by Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. Farah’s term runs through January 2026. Read More: In Business: Stearns Bank community development coordinator appointed to
KNSI — Local scientists say a recent NASA mission was a success and could one day save the planet from a killer asteroid. Earlier this week, the space agency used a satellite to hit a rock orbiting an asteroid about seven million miles from earth. Saint Cloud State University Assistant Professor Rachel Humphrey says the satellite used for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test was launched ten months before making an impact.
KNSI — A local orthopedics provider has been chosen as the exclusive medical partner for St. Cloud State University Athletics. CentraCare M Physicians Orthopedics will provide sports medicine services to St. Cloud State athletes, including mental health services.
WJON — Fans attending a hockey game this season at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center should notice some major upgrades. St. Cloud State University has invested about $1.2 million in brand new LED video displays and significantly enhanced the sound system.
BEMIDJI PIONEER — St. Cloud State alumna Janelle Vanasse ’91 has been chosen to lead Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, Alaska. Vanasse earned her degree in special education from St. Cloud State.
KSTP — Economic experts in Minnesota are eyeing the turbulence on Wall Street this week, after all three major stock indices entered bear market territory. Robin Chen, Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Cloud State University, said the bear market we are seeing right now is related to recent interest rate hikes enacted by the Federal Reserve, in an attempt to help curb inflation.
UW OSHKOSH — St. Cloud State alumnus Aaron Konitzer has been named the new head wrestling coach at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Aaron earned his master’s in sports administration at SCSU.
THE RINK LIVE — St. Cloud State men’s hockey fans can get their first look at the 2022-23 Huskies and some improvements made to the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Sunday.