Lisa Schwarz, St. Cloud Times

Lisa Schwarz

St. Cloud Times

Minnesota, United States

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Recent articles by Lisa:

Could be worse: 3-5 inches of snow, but ice to the south

The system marks the end of temperatures that were running about 15 degrees above normal for the season → Read More

A Community Thrives: Help St. Cloud-area nonprofits win big grants

Your donations help push local organizations closer to major grants from St. Cloud Times' parent company → Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered by candlelight in St. Cloud

State auditor, community activists and others speak before about 150 Sunday night → Read More

81 new COVID cases in Central Minnesota as state passes 90,000 mark

Among Minnesotans 50 and older, more than 7.3% of people with confirmed infections have died → Read More

Brrr. Nope, this isn't normal weather, and it won't be for a while

The normal high temperature for Sept. 7 in St. Cloud is 74 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The normal low is 51 degrees. → Read More

Last year, we gave away $35,000 to two local programs. It's time for another round

Applications are now open for $2.3 million in challenge grants from the St. Cloud Times parent company foundation → Read More

Minnesota Renaissance Festival cancels season due to COVID-19

Pre-sold tickets for the 2020 festival will be honored during the 2021 season → Read More

Parkwood Cinema to reopen Friday with 'Raiders,' 'Empire' and 'Jurassic'

Capacity limited, masks required; lineup includes new releases and classics such as 'Raiders of Lost Ark,' 'Jurassic Park,' 'The Empire Strikes Back.' → Read More

Time is running out to support your favorite Best of Central Minnesota businesses

The final round - to determine the Best Overall Restaurant - opens Tuesday → Read More

Stearns COVID cases slow in Wednesday report, state reports 8 deaths

Stearns County has had double-digit daily caseload increases for the past two weeks, averaging 21 new cases per day during that time. → Read More

St. Cloud region in heat advisory zone today

The heat index in St. Cloud is expected to top 100 degrees today → Read More

COVID-19 cases spike in Stearns County; state sees 8 new deaths

Meanwhile, Minnesota's daily death tolls have now been in the single digits for eight days, low rates unseen since April → Read More

Another Stearns COVID victim among 16 deaths reported Sunday

The county's caseload is the third-highest in the state behind Hennepin and Ramsey counties. Stearns is the seventh-largest county by population. → Read More

Hottest June 1 ever in St. Cloud; 1934 mark falls

Thunderstorms are expected to arrive in the St. Cloud area Tuesday afternoon, and forecasters say some could be severe. → Read More

Minnesota COVID-19 deaths fall from peak last week to 14

The state's highest daily death toll to date was 35, reported Thursday; ICU cases remain near historic high → Read More

Rebuilding America: Project takes on what's next locally and nationally

Today, we're proud to launch Rebuilding America a nationwide examination of how our small businesses and communities are rallying to define a "new normal" in the COVID-19 era. → Read More

Seven deaths add to COVID-19 toll in Minnesota, 64 in ICUs

To date, 57 deaths have been attributed to the coronavirus in Minnesota. The first death was reported 21 days ago → Read More

Five more deaths Saturday, hospitalizations on the rise in Minnesota

Sherburne County added a 10th confirmed case overnight. Stearns County has six confirmed cases, Benton County has one. → Read More

News staff decamps to serve Central Minnesota through coronavirus crisis

Thank you for turning to us. It's our mission to be there for you, whatever it takes. → Read More

Lawmakers target slavery clause in Minnesota Constitution

St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell, who had been bothered by the language for some time, made it his new year's resolution to get it deleted. → Read More