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Lockdown update: Armed man threatened to go to Kimball High School

A high school and elementary school near St. Cloud went into lockdown as a precaution.

Fatal Crash in Zion Township - 2021.11.12

1 dead after car goes airborne, slams into side of a house

The 22-year-old driver was trapped in the car and had to be extricated.

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Charges: Photos of injured woman, sledgehammer sparked standoff

The suspect sent the photos to his ex, who reported it to authorities.

Fatal Crash - Stearns - 10.04.21

Driver who stopped after deer crash killed when pickup slams into his vehicle

The victim was in front of his vehicle checking front front-end damage when the collision occurred.

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Sheriff's office locates 4 children after days of searching

Authorities believed they were with their parents, and were worried about their welfare.

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Search continues for 4 kids who may be in unsafe situation with parents

Authorities say a "past history of domestic abuse" is cause for concern.

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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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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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Man, 62, dies after being 'partially ejected' from side-by-side ATV

The ATV went off the road, hit a culvert and went airborne.

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Sheriff: Driver blows through stop sign, crashes into tree

The 35-year-old had to be extricated from the vehicle.

Stearns County Sheriff - County Road 9 crash - 07.05.21 - CROP

Driver reaches for spilled drink in center console, causing crash

It happened Sunday evening on a highway just northwest of St. Cloud.

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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 survives airborne snowmobile crash

Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash, authorities say

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Homeowner uses aerial lift to decorate tree, hits power line

A homeowner's aerial lift used for reaching a tall tree struck a powerline, causing fire

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In Stearns County, two grass fires in three days

As a driver tried to rev his way out of a ditch for over an hour, the grass caught on fire

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Attempt to pass on hill ends in fatal crash in Stearns County

A Thursday night crash has left one driver dead.