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Man Arrested in Mille Lacs County After Police Chase That Started in Foley

A man was arrested in Mille Lacs County Monday morning after leading police on a chase that started in Foley. The chase started at about 8:20 a.m. on Highway 23 in Foley. Police attempted to stop 31-year-old Derek Stirn of St. James for having a stolen truck from Dirtwoods 2000 of Sauk Rapids.

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Two Central Minnesota Schools Ranked High in State MMR Numbers

Two area schools have received "reward" status from the Minnesota Department of Education for being in the top 15 percent of schools that receive Title 1 funding, which is allocated to schools with high levels of students in poverty. The rankings come with the release of the multiple measurement ratings (MMR).

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Flight takes off at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Flight takes off at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Benton County Supports St. Cloud Airport Study

Benton County has approved a resolution to support a study to grow operations at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation has taken the lead in asking the three-county area to support a resolution seeking a grant to fund the study.

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Stearns Electric Solar Panels (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Stearns Electric Solar Panels (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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St. Joseph Looks to Have Solar Garden Installed In Town

St. Joseph is expected to approve a final service agreement on Monday night to subscribe for a community solar garden. The city is being asked by SunShare to provide energy on a subscription basis. They would build the solar gardens and parter with Xcel Energy.

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One Arrested After Police Chase, Two More For Alleged Meth Possession

Three people were arrested in Litchfield on Thursday after a police chase and for alleged drug possession. Agents with the local drug and gang task force were in the 100 block of Park Village in Litchfield after receiving information that 29-year-old Amanda Rhode was hiding out in the area. Rhode had an arrest warrant for controlled substances.

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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
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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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