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Truck Breaks Through Paynesville Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two young men are safe after their truck went through the ice on a Stearns County lake early Saturday morning.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s office says Paynesville residents Zachary Imholte, 21, and Tanner Harder, 21, were able to escape from a truck when it broke through Lake Koronis off of Point Crestland Drive in Paynesville just after midnight. 37 more words


2 Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Stearns Co. Mobile Home Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two adults were treated for smoke inhalation after a mobile home caught fire in Stearns Co. Thursday night.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call around 10:30 p.m.   124 more words


Jury Finds Brian Fitch Guilty Of Murder In Officer Patrick's Death

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) – The man accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop last summer has been found guilty of murder. 489 more words


Experts Expect Quick Verdict in Fitch Murder Trial

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After six days of testimony and more than 50 witnesses on stand, the fate of Brian Fitch Sr. will soon be in the hands of jurors. 348 more words


Cold Spring man finds stolen ice house through Facebook

A Minnesota man was reunited with his stolen ice house thanks to a little help from social media.

Mike Lutgen of Cold Spring found his ice house missing from Grand Lake on Wednesday morning and decided to turn to the Internet to track it down. 187 more words


Police: Man, 27, In Custody For Stalking, Burglary

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in St. Cloud say a 27-year-old man is in the Stearns County Jail after allegedly stalking a woman, entering her home and threatening someone. 119 more words


Opening Statements Pushed To Thursday In Fitch Trial

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) — The trial for the man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer is on hold.

Brian Fitch Sr.’s murder trial was supposed to begin Tuesday, but will now begin on Thursday. 259 more words