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St. Cloud Police Looking For Tractor Stolen From Work Site

St. Cloud Police are looking for a tractor that was stolen from a work site earlier this week. The incident happened in the 1300 Block of University Drive Southeast sometime between Monday (July 6th) and Tuesday (July 7th).

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The design for the proposed St. Joseph aquatic center. (City of St. Joseph)
The design for the proposed St. Joseph aquatic center. (City of St. Joseph)
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St. Joseph Council Clarifies Details on Proposed $6.1 Million Water Park

St. Joseph continued discussing a proposed $6.1 million water park on Monday night. The city council reviewed the project after confusion and frustration arose among members during a meeting in June. Some council members voiced concerns about operating costs, rainy weather impacting an outdoor water park and finding a specific location for the park before moving forward.

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Possible location for the dog park. (Photo: City of St. Joseph Website)
Possible location for the dog park. (Photo: City of St. Joseph Website)
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St. Joseph Weighing the Possibility of a Dog Park

St. Joseph is weighing the possibility of putting in a dog park in town. The park board presented the idea to the city council on Monday night. A possible location for the park is a five-acre site between Fir Street and Highway 75.

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Crossland and Garlnad-Millhauser (Photos: Sherburne County Jail)
Crossland and Garlnad-Millhauser (Photos: Sherburne County Jail)
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Two Arrested in Becker For Allegedly Threatening Someone With BB Gun

Two people were arrested in Becker on Tuesday after allegedly threatening someone with a BB gun. Becker Police responded to a report that a gun was pointed at another person. An officer found the suspects in a vehicle in the 12000 block of Stevens Avenue with two replica BB guns in plain view.

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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
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Waite Park Police Investigating Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound at Indoor Shooting Range

Waite Park Police are investigating a self inflicted gunshot wound this afternoon (Friday) at the Tactical Advantage indoorgun range. Police responded during the noon hour at the business at 521 10th Avenue South.

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14-Year-Old From Kimball Airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital After ATV Crash

A 14-year-old from Kimball has serious injuries after an ATV crash in Meeker County. The incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. on Saturday near the intersection of 675th Avenue and 365th Street in Forest Prairie Township.

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Huberty and her class with the new buddy bench. (Photo: Laurie Schultz)
Huberty and her class with the new buddy bench. (Photo: Laurie Schultz)
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Central Minnesota Teacher Spends Retirement Money on Buddy Bench For Students

Instead of using her money for a retirement party, a longstanding Eden Valley-Watkins Elementary teacher left a lasting gift for future students. Mary Huberty taught in the Eden Valley-Watkins area for the past 28 years. She retired this spring and wanted to leave a positive gift for future students.

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Submitted Photo: Great River Regional Library
Submitted Photo: Great River Regional Library
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Great River Regional Library Names Executive Director

The Great River Regional Library board of trustees have named Karen Pundsack as their permanent executive director. Pundsack has been serving as interim director since last July, she replaced former executive director Kristy Smith. She was one of three candidates interviewed in person following a nationwide candidate search.

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News at Noon Show Talks Immigration in Central Minnesota [AUDIO]

The News at Noon Show had guests Maureen Warren, Bill Blazar, and Jaylani Hussein on the show to talk about immigration in Central Minnesota. Listen to segment one and segment two from the program.

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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
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UPDATE: Authorities Respond to Sauk Rapids House Fire, No One Hurt [VIDEO]

Authorities responded to a house fire yesterday (Wed) at 2710 Orchid Drive Northeast in Sauk Rapids. The fire was called in at about 2:30 p.m. The garage was completely destroyed and the front half of the home has also been heavily damaged.

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