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Man dies in single-vehicle crash on Highway 95 in Benton County

Minnesota is nearing 500 deaths on the roads this year.

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Residents asked to be on the lookout for at-large suspect in Sauk Rapids

The suspect was last seen near the intersection of Garden Brook Drive Northeast and Strawberry Court Northeast.

Phillip Miller

Benton County prosecutor charged with sexual assault of teenager

Phillip Miller has been charged with varying levels of sexual assault charges.

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Man, 23, killed in single-vehicle wreck near St. Cloud

The crash happened on Highway 10 around 11:30 a.m.

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Man, 33, fatally struck after exiting crashed vehicle on Highway 10

The crash happened just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, north of St. Cloud.

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Sheriff: Trend of teens breaking into buildings, sharing photos online

An incident over the weekend spurred the sheriff to issue a release.

Police: Mayor was drunk in driver's seat of school bus

The Mayor of Rice, Minnesota was in a bus outside an elementary school.

Charges: Man knocked election candidate out after middle class jibe

GOP House candidate Shane Mekeland suffered a concussion.

Assault of GOP candidate now being reviewed for possible charges

Shane Mekeland says he was punched while debating politics at a bar.

Police want to hear from women who dated suspect in baby's death

The Benton County Sheriff's Office issued an appeal on Friday.

Election candidate allegedly punched during bar chat about politics

The Republican is running for the Minnesota House.