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Photo: St. Cloud Police Department
Photo: St. Cloud Police Department
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Level 3 Sex Offender in Benton County Jail For Violating Probation

A level 3 sex offender who lives in St. Cloud is in the Benton County Jail for allegedly violating his probation. Benton County records say 33-year-old Jerome Webb was booked into jail at 7:45 p.m. on Monday.

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IRS Scam Making Rounds in Benton County

If you have received a phone call from the IRS recently you may have been involved in a scam.

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Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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County Commissioners Set 2015 Salaries

Commissioners in the Tri-County area Tuesday set the 2015 salaries for their elected officials.

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Thin Ice On Lakes A Danger To Beware Of This Month

If you are thinking about ice fishing on Little Rock Lake, the Benton County Sheriff's Office urges you to wait.

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After High-Speed Chase, Authorities Looking For Suspect Who Stole SUV

Authorities are looking for a suspect who ran from a Deputy in a stolen SUV.

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Dennis Geise (Photo: Benton County Jail)
Dennis Geise (Photo: Benton County Jail)
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Rice Man Arrested in Alleged Marijuana Growing Operation

A Rice man was arrested yesterday (Monday) for an alleged marijuana growing operation.

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Benton Beach Wedding Ruined by Thieves

A burglary from wedding crashers disrupted a reception at Benton Beach on the weekend of August 2nd.

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No Wake Sign in the Cold Spring/Richmond. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
No Wake Sign in the Cold Spring/Richmond. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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High Water Problems Persist on Central MN Lakes and Rivers

Add another central Minnesota county to those declaring "No Wake" zones.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Benton County Warns Residents on Recent Asphalt Contracting Scams

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is warning you to keep a look-out for a recent asphalt contracting scam in the area.

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Benton County to Test Its Mass Notification System

Benton County will test its new mass notification system tonight.

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