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Goats, Chickens Escape Central Minnesota Barn Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Goats and chickens on a central Minnesota farm were able to escape early Wednesday morning after a barn caught fire and was completely destroyed. 102 more words


St. Cloud Priest Arrested On Suspicion Of Criminal Sexual Conduct

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A St. Cloud priest is in jail Tuesday night and could be facing sex crime charges.

According to Stearns County Jail records, 51-year-old Father Tony Oelrich of the Christ Church Newman Center Catholic Student Community was arrested on suspicion of third degree criminal sexual conduct. 77 more words


St. Cloud Police Seize Marijuana, Cocaine During Search

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in central Minnesota seized marijuana, cocaine and more than $10,000 in cash during a search Thursday morning.

According to the St. Cloud Police Department, the search occurred on the 300 block of Third Avenue South around 7 a.m. 49 more words


U.S. Gov't Sues Stearns County Over Wetterling Documents

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. government is asking a state court judge to order that FBI documents related to the Jacob Wetterling investigation… 135 more words


Boy, 2, Found Safely After Going Missing For 3 Hours

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 2-year-old boy was found in Stearns County after he went missing for three hours Thursday evening.

The boy was reported missing after 6 p.m. 88 more words


Sheriff: Teen Injured After Falling Off Back Of Moving SUV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Stearns County say a 15-year-old boy is in the hospital with after falling from the back of a moving truck Sunday morning. 162 more words


State Patrol: Paynesville Man Killed In Stearns Co. Motorcycle Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash early Wednesday morning in Stearns County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at the intersection of Highway 4 and County Road 32 in Lake Henry Township. 80 more words