St. Cloud has come a long way in the past 30+ years. I mean three decades is a fairly long time. The city has grown & improved, and the surrounding communities have done the same. Watch it all happen before your eyes from outer space.

With the help of the Google Earth Engine we can watch our backyard change right before our eyes. This amazing time lapse technology takes yearly collections of the earth, and pieces them together removing weather effects to give us a time-lapse of Central Minnesota's landscape over the last 32 years. Let’s zoom in on the Granite City and see what's been going on.