Stephanie Dickrell

Stephanie Dickrell


Stephanie Dickrell is a reporter with St. Cloud Live, a news website covering Central Minnesota and the St. Cloud area.

Stephanie has covered the St. Cloud area for nearly a decade, covering everything from city government and arts and entertainment to health care and social justice issues. She started with Forum Communications in January 2023.

Stephanie is obsessively curious, often goes down rabbit holes and loves learning new things. (She hopes to have her mind blown, at least once a week.)

She loves to meet new people and hear their stories. Her passion is helping share these stories with others, to create more understanding and empathy in the world.

She also loves to understand how and why things happen the way they do and investigate the greater structures that affect our everyday lives. Explaining these is an important part of her reporting.

She is a native of Monticello and Central Minnesota is her home. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in journalism.

When she’s not working, you can find Stephanie enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, trying to not feed her cat (she’s on a weightloss plan), reading nonfiction, listening to podcasts about anything and everything or binge watching something that is probably about fictional supernatural beings like zombies, vampires or werewolves.

Stephanie welcomes your story ideas and feedback. You can reach her at 320-763-1226 or

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