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Joshua Oquendo (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
Joshua Oquendo (Photo: Stearns County Jail)
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Wanted Idaho Man Arrested For Kidnapping Near Melrose

An Idaho man wanted for kidnapping a child was arrested last (Sunday) night in Melrose Township. The incident happened at about 9:00 p.m. at the Birch Lakes State Campground about six miles north of Melrose.

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Patrick Bleth (Submitted photo: Stearns Electric Association)
Patrick Bleth (Submitted photo: Stearns Electric Association)
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Stearns Electric Association Names New CEO

Stearns Electric Association has named Patrick Bleth as their next CEO. Bleth holds a bachelor's in industrial technology and manufacturing management from Bemidji State University and was selected for the position after a national search. He will take over on July 1st.

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Melrose Police Department
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Body Found in Melrose Identified as Man Missing Since October

The body found off the Lake Wobegon Trail in Melrose on Sunday night has been identified. In a news release, Melrose Police Chief Craig Maus says the man was identified as 22-year-old Edgar Juarez.

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Mady Brinkman with head coach Katie Masog 
 (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
Mady Brinkman with head coach Katie Masog (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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A Family & School Tradition, Mady Brinkman is the All-Star Student of the Week [VIDEO]

Melrose sophomore Mady Brinkman comes from a family of state champion gymnasts. She is now following in her sisters footsteps earning her one championship on the balance beam. This gymnast is also an active coach of youth gymnastics in Melrose.

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Body Found Near Lake Wobegon Trail in Melrose

The body of a man in his early 20's was found in Melrose on Sunday night near the Lake Wobegon Trail. Melrose Police Chief Craig Maus says they received a call at about 6:15 p.m.

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Melrose Police Department
Melrose Police Department
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Melrose Police Looking For Missing 22-Year-Old

Melrose Police are asking for help locating a missing 22 year old man.

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Allergic Reaction From Bee Sting Hits Close to Home [AUDIO]

About 9 million people are at risk of a life threatening reaction to an insect sting.

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Melrose Couple Rescued From River After Crash In Northern Minnesota

A Melrose couple was hurt after their vehicle drove off the road, and into the river, yesterday afternoon (Monday) on Interstate 94 in Otter Tail County.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Cows, Food and Petting Zoo on Display During Breakfast on the Farm in Melrose [VIDEO]

Stearns County is the top dairy-producing County in Minnesota, and Breakfast on the Farm gives people a chance to see the practice first-hand.

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Anita Macias-Howard finished in 1st place for the half-marathon race. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
Anita Macias-Howard finished in 1st place for the half-marathon race. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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No Running Allowed During “We Walk! Marathon-Half Marathon-50k” [VIDEO]

It may be a race, but no running was allowed during the annual We Walk! Marathon-Half Marathon-50k.

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