Stearns County

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Numerous fatal crashes on Minnesota roads Sunday-Tuesday

Sunday through Tuesday morning was a deadly stretch on Minnesota roads.

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3 central Minnesota arts groups introduce vaccine, negative test requirement

The groups say they are obligated "to do our part in keeping our community safe."

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Passerby finds body lying on road in Stearns County

The adult male died of an apparent gunshot wound.

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Driver flees crash, leaving behind 2 injured passengers in St. Cloud

The crash occurred at the intersection of Stearns County Road 75 and 33rd Street South.

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St. Cloud woman arrested after attempting to assault people with an axe

The woman was taken into custody Saturday and is being held at Stearns County Jail.

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Search for 4 kids who may be in danger traveling with parents

Police are worried about the welfare of the children.

Mississippi River near the St. Cloud Water Treatment Plant.

St. Cloud shuts down hydroelectric dam for the first time since 1988

It's the first time the facility has closed due to low river flow since 1988.

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Driver injured after falling asleep, crashing into trees

The car went off the road and went airborne.

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Propane tanks explode in shop fire, structure destroyed

The owner was doing metal work inside at the time.

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Charges: Family terrorized by alleged racist stalker who drove truck into their home

The victims say they had been targeted and stalked for 83 days prior to the incident.

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Bloodhound finds elderly man who got lost and disoriented after crash

The 86-year-old was sitting under a tree when the dog found him.

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Jogger finds dead body in Stearns County ditch

The body was located Monday afternoon.

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2 kids, adult hurt when shotgun accidentally discharges

A child was unloading a shotgun after clay pigeon shooting when the gun went off.

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Firework explodes in man's hand in central Minnesota

The 31-year-old was airlifted to a hospital in the Twin Cities.

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MN man sentenced for setting fire that killed his daughter

Jamey Marie Newport, 22, died on July 23, 2019.

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Stearns County to send more cops to local parks amid crime wave

Authorities announced plans for more law enforcement and a zero-tolerance policy.

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Ospreys started a nest on a coop's power pole - so they built a new home for them

A small electrical cooperative went out of its way to help the hopeful osprey pair.

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18-year-old dies from drowning in Quarry Park

The incident is one of several drownings to occur in Minnesota in recent weeks.

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Stearns County man wakes up to find his house on fire

When officials arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

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Sheriff: Man shot in the neck near St. Cloud

The shooting was reported before dawn on Tuesday, May 25.

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'Large police presence' after shooting near St. Cloud

One person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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Restaurant worker airlifted after suffering significant oil burns

The 21-year-old was airlifted to a hospital in the Twin Cities.