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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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David Lentz, Thinkstock
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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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NCBrian, Flickr
NCBrian, Flickr
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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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Brandon Stark, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Brandon Stark, Minnesota Department of Corrections
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Coborn’s Employee Kidnapper Pleads Guilty

A man accused of kidnapping a Coborn's employee in Foley and forcing that employee to drive him to Minneapolis has pleaded guilty.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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Open House Set to Look at Rice Industrial Park Feasibility Study

Benton County and the city of Rice are studying the possibility of creating an industrial park on the north side of Rice which would serve the existing railway in the area.

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London looks, Flickr
London looks, Flickr
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Golden Spike Road Project Bid Comes In $1.7-Million Under Budget

The apparent low bid for making improvements to Golden Spike Road is about $1.7-million under budget.

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Stearns County
Stearns County
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New Board Chairs Elected in Stearns, Benton Counties

With the start of the new year, area county boards have elected their new leaders.

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Stearns County Courthouse
Pete Nyblom
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County Commissioners Set 2014 Salaries

UNDATED -- Commissioners in the Tri-County area set their salaries today for 2014.

Stearns County commissioners elected to turn down a 1.5% salary increase and keep their current salary at $35,500 per year

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