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Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
MN-based company looks west
Nome, ND relieved by church fire, but Cobb says he may still try to stay
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Vegas
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
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Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Msgr. Joseph R. Huebsch
David "Doc" Halliday
Shirley Mae Ehrlich
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Dave & Vivian Swanson
stearns county sheriff's office
March 19, 2017
Crash near Belgrade takes out power pole, causes outages
BELGRADE— A 23-year-old Brooten man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash that caused power outages in the Belgrade area. According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Michael Lewis, 23, of Brooten, was driving west on County...
March 19, 2017 - 11:54am
February 25, 2017
Phone scam reported in Stearns County
ST.CLOUD – The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone scam that has victimized several people in the county. According to a news release, the Sheriff’s Office fielded several reports about scammers who are calling individuals and reporting that the...
February 25, 2017 - 7:57am
March 16, 2015
Grove City man injured in Saturday evening crash
KIMBALL -- A Grove City man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident around 8 p.m. Saturday near Kimball. Oliver Samuel Johnson, 27, was transported to St. Cloud Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash in the 9800 block of Stearns County Road 8 in Maine Prairie Township,...
March 16, 2015 - 11:27am
Elrosa man injured Saturday in accident near Belgrade
BELGRADE -- A 54-year-old Elrosa man was airlifted to St. Cloud following a one-vehicle rollover accident around 8 p.m. Saturday north of Belgrade in North Fork Township. Craig Schmidt was reportedly traveling on Stearns County Road 13 north of Jonfield Road at the time of the...
March 16, 2015 - 11:20am
January 21, 2015
Two injured in collision with tractor trailer in Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- Two were injured Tuesday evening in a collision involving a passenger vehicle and tractor trailer along Minnesota Highway 23 in Paynesville. Lidia V Newville, 59, of Willmar was reportedly traveling westbound around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 23 in a Buick LeSabre when...
January 21, 2015 - 9:15am
November 19, 2014
Sheriff's office seeks help in locating predatory offender
ELROSA-- The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office holds an arrest warrant on Dylan Andrew Johnson, 23, for failing to register as a predatory offender...
November 19, 2014 - 9:57am
October 14, 2014
Billboard campaign to seek information about Jacob Wetterling
A new billboard campaign seeking information about the abduction of Jacob Wetterling will be unveiled today in Stearns County. Jacob was 11 when he was abducted by a masked gunman on Oct. 22, 1989, in rural St. Joseph while he was biking with his brother and a friend....
October 14, 2014 - 10:50am
September 3, 2014
Sheriff reminds people to walk, drive carefully
A safety reminder issued by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office for the back-to-school season reminds children and pedestrians to be cautious on roadways and reminds motorists to be aware of pedestrians. When getting on and off the bus, children must check to see if any cars are...
September 3, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 25, 2013
Belgrade teen airlifted after Monday evening ATV crash
BELGRADE — A 15-year-old Belgrade teen was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained Monday evening in an all-terrain vehicle crash north of Belgrade. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Zachary Walz was driving a 2004 Polaris four-wheeler...
June 25, 2013 - 9:13am
February 12, 2013
Twin Cities men not hurt when vehicle goes through ice on Lake Koronis
PAYNESVILLE — Three men from the eastern Twin Cities were able to walk to shore after their vehicle broke through the ice early this morning on Lake Koronis near Paynesville. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Wong Thao, 27, of St. Paul, was driving a Chevrolet...
February 12, 2013 - 3:48pm