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By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
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No Joke! We did a little checking and this is correct. I do not care which side of the fence you are on this is not what we are about and not what should be going on! Take a deep calming breath, grab an airsickness bag and press play - Here is an article about the purchase of IndyMac from the New...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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Over the last 30 days Liz and I have had quite an experience here on ActiveRain. Our adventure started out with a simple challenge to post 100 wonderful reasons in 100 days that we love about living in St Cloud which is centrally located in the great state of Minnesota. Our posts have caused us t...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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Electricity from Water is not a new concept here in St Cloud, did you know that the first Hydroelectric Dam in St Cloud was built in 1888? The current St Cloud Hydroelectric Facility Dam was built in and became operational 100 years later on the 1st of June 1988 fully harnessing the power of the ...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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Good Question. How many box cars can you link together in one train? This is a question that I have asked and while I have been a passenger, have heard the driver ask, more than once here in St Cloud. Trains are a huge benefit to our community and are part of the reason businesses have thrived he...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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The Great Northern Railroad founded by James J Hill plays a key roll in the history of St. Cloud MN. James J Hill faced great adversity and turned it into great success. Known as The Empire Builder, he was a Minnesota entrepreneur extraordinaire. The statue in his honor in St. Cloud stands 20 fee...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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Lake George and Eastman Park Downtown St Cloud MN From paddle boats to free plays by GREAT Theatre there is always something going on at Lake George in Downtown St Cloud Mn. Laughter filled the air as children were running and playing in the splash pad, while the sound tech people were setting up...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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SCUBA dive in St Cloud MN at Stearns County Quarry Park and Nature Preserve There is a place to SCUBA dive in St Cloud MN, and it is not a training pool. Quarry Park located just to the South of St Cloud has several old granite quarries, 1, 11, 13 and 18, that are open to SCUBA divers. There are ...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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  We had large storms rumble through St Cloud and central Minnesota last night with several tornado warnings in the area. After the storms passed there were picturesque skies, and an amazingly bright rainbow with a faint mirror image rainbow near it in the sky. The sunset was simply beautiful wi...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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"The What?" The Granite Trio. I have spoken with people who have lived here a long time and they do not recognize the name, they will recognize what I am talking about though after I say that it is the name of those 3 large granite boulders in downtown St Cloud behind Herbergers on Saint Germain ...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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GREAT Theatre - The acting bug is alive well and growing strong here in St Cloud MN Are you ready to cut Footloose? Or to fill the hills with The Sound of Music? The Great River Educational Arts Theatre is holding auditions for these shows and more. GREAT was started in 1998 and is a non profit g...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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On any given day there is a ton of fun things to do in downtown St Cloud. Take a walk and you will see, from finding old lost records at the Electric Fetus to getting a snack at any one of the wonderful eateries in the downtown St Cloud area. Today, I would like to point out the Arts Co-op and Ga...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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As more and more people turn to the internet to find what they are looking for so increases the potential for visibility for finding your perfect home there too. Do you also look for open house times and places while you are searching for your perfect new place to call home? We think so. We have ...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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St. Cloud River Bluffs Regional Park Compost Site is not the most exciting reason to love St Cloud MN, but it is very worthwhile. The St Cloud city compost site is fantastic if you have some landscaping projects to do around the house. For a simple one time fee of $25 you can go to the site and p...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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FYI St Cloud MN - the 2nd season of the year We have a joke in Minnesota about there being 2 seasons winter and road construction. Well if you live or work in St Cloud here is an important update for you reguarding our roads:   "Beginning on Thursday, July 15, 2010, through Friday, July 16, 2010,...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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See Spot. See spot run in a St. Cloud City dog park, happy Spot! I just love the fact that our city has parks specially set up for dogs and their owners to enjoy. There are many homes within the city limits of St. Cloud that do not have anywhere close to enough yard for a dog to get some well nee...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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I have been posting wonderful reasons to love St Cloud MN, as part of my hyper-local challenge to myself. I am very happy with where I live, and so is my wife who has a much broader basis for comparison having lived across this great country in many different areas. It is one thing to hear from a...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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The Pantown Historic District was built as a group of homes for the workers of the Pan Motor Company and the Pandolfo Manufacturing Company in North St Cloud MN. The auto plant was a 22 acre complex of buildings with underground tunnels and from 1917 to 1921 produced approximately 750 vehicles. T...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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The Barden Park Historic District in St Cloud MN is located right next to the St Cloud State University campus area at 720 5th Avenue South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Barden Park, the oldest community park in St Cloud, is the gateway to the campus. In 2005 Barden Park celebrated it's 150th birthday...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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Really? Someone hid a $10,000 diamond ring downtown St Cloud? YES! Really. No there is not a wealthy crazy person running around downtown St Cloud, at least that we know of, and no the diamond fairy is not in the area. This is the 2nd Annual Kruse'n for Diamonds treasure hunt, a St Cloud MN city ...

By Steve Baklaich, Treating Buyers & Sellers to Full Service Always.
(RE/MAX Results St Cloud Mn real estate)
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In St Cloud MN there are 3 residential historic neighborhoods: The Pantown Historic District, Barden Park Historic District, and the Southside Historic District.   In 1992 the Heritage Preservation Commission took a survey of the St Cloud MN area to find the most architecturally significant and h...

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