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25 years later, sheriff asks Minnesotans to leave lights on for Jacob Wetterling

Lots of porch lights will be left on overnight.

Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the abduction of Jacob Wetterling and the Stearns County sheriff is among those… 473 more words


Pennies from heaven? How about $3,000 blowing in the wind?

You might expect someone who just withdrew more than $3,000 from their account would keep close tabs on it.

But strange things happen sometimes.

Like last week, when… 244 more words


Stearns Co. Deputy Finds $3,000 Blowing In The Breeze

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Stearns County deputy made an unexpected – and expensive — discovery Friday.

At around 4:15 p.m., the deputy was on patrol heading northbound on County Road 3, south of County Road 131 in Brockway Township. 93 more words


Man Indicted For First-Degree Murder In Baby's Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 32-year-old Albany man has been indicted on murder charges in connection with the Sept. 3 death of his infant son.

Robert John Kaiser was indicted by a Stearns County grand jury Friday for first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-month-old boy in the town of Farming. 238 more words


State Patrol: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Head-On Crash Near Kimball

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One person is dead and another was seriously hurt in a head-on crash near Kimball Thursday morning.

Authorities were called to the area of Highway 15 and 150th Street, just north of Kimball, at about 5:54 a.m. 167 more words


An Alligator On The Loose In Minnesota?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An unusual call to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Thursday led to a surprise discovery in Rockville, Minn.

The caller was out mowing a lawn near a wetland area and spotted a two-foot alligator in the grass. 37 more words


When an alligator lurks, Stearns County's finest respond

This was no routine call to a Minnesota sheriff’s dispatcher.

From out of the murky lowlands near the Sauk River the call for help came from a Rockville homeowner. 200 more words