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Stearns County Sheriff's Office Seeks Missing 17-Year-Old Girl

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a girl who was last seen one week ago.

The sheriff’s office said 17-year-old Alexis Marie Odenbreit of Willmar, Minnesota, was last seen on Sept. 63 more words


The Slaves of Thomas Calhoun

Calhoun lived in Stearns County, Minnesota from 1857 until his death in 1859, and he bought land there. He was from Wilson County, Tennessee. He inherited slaves from his late father in 1855 and kept two of them in Minnesota from 1857 to 1858. 91 more words

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The Slaves of Samuel Lewis Hays

Hays lived in Stearns County, Minnesota from 1858 to 1871. He bought land there, and he established Sauk City Mills (now Heim Milling). From 1858 to 1861, he kept two of his son Peregrine’s slaves in Minnesota. 58 more words

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Stearns Co. Attorney On 'Making A Deal With The Devil'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Stearns County attorney Janelle Kendall was faced with a difficult decision: Keep the child pornography charges against Danny Heinrich at the state level or bring the feds in, all the while knowing that the end game was to find Jacob Wetterling. 183 more words


Wetterling Remains Found 20 Miles From Abduction Site

STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) — The remains of Jacob Wetterling were found in a rural area of Stearns County — a farm field 20 miles from where Jacob was abducted and just a mile and half from where Danny Heinrich lived in 1989. 171 more words


Truck Hits Power Pole, Causes House Fire In Stearns Co.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Stearns County deputies are investigating after a truck crashed into a power pole causing a power outage and fire in St. Wendel Township Thursday morning. 184 more words


Hot Lawn Mower Causes Structure Fire In Stearns Co.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A lawn mower is believed to be the cause of a structure fire in Stearns County.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, around 7 p.m. 78 more words