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Traffic on Highway 15, backed up this afternoon while crews retrieved a sunken rescue boat. (Photo: Lynn Quale)
Traffic on Highway 15, backed up this afternoon while crews retrieved a sunken rescue boat. (Photo: Lynn Quale)
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Traffic Backs Up on Highway 15 As Fire Crews Recover Submerged Rescue Boat

The swollen Sauk River continues to cause headaches for area rescue crews. The St. Cloud Fire Department was called to the river today after two men freed-up a sunken rescue boat that eventually got stranded on a bridge abutment.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Another Rescue On Sauk River

St. Cloud fire crews conducted another river rescue on the swollen Sauk River. A woman and her boyfriend were tubing near the VA Medical Center when she became tangled in some trees.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Flood Warning Continues For Sauk River

The Flood Warning for the Sauk River in St. Cloud will continue until Monday morning. The river is at 6.6 feet today (Wednesday). Flood stage is 6 feet.

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Pete Nyblom
Pete Nyblom
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UPDATE – Rescue Crews Save 8 Tubers On Sauk River [AUDIO,PHOTOS,VIDEO]

Emergency crews have rescued a total of eight people from the swollen Sauk River in St. Cloud. The group was tubing down the river when they got into trouble.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Flood Warning Posted for Sauk River in St. Cloud

Minor flooding is expected in St. Cloud next week as the Sauk River rises above flood stage for the second time this year.

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UPDATE – Authorities Release Names of 3 People Killed in Crash on Hwy 75

Authorities have released the names of three people killed in a crash yesterday. Police say 19 year-old driver Lam Vu Le was pronounced dead at the scene. 13 year-old Carrie Richter-Ngo and 5 year-old Ethan Thang Ngo were pronounces dead at the hospital.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Reporter Joins Pair Paddling Length of Sauk River [VIDEO]

So, last week we brought you the story of Todd Foster and Scott Miller, two canoeists who decided to paddle the over 120 mile-long Sauk River. Here's part two - when WJON's Abby Faulkner joined them for a day.

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Flickr Creative Commons
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Two Canoeists To Paddle 110 Mile-Long Sauk River [AUDIO]

A pair of canoers will paddle the 110 mile long Sauk River, starting at Lake Osakis and ending in St. Cloud, where it empties into the Mississippi. The trip will take 8 days, and Scott Miller and Todd Foster will make evening stops in riverside towns to host meet and greets and other activities.

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Veterans Drive To Close Again Thursday Night

The Stearns County Engineer's Office says Veterans Drive will be closed again Thursday night into Friday morning. Veterans Drive will be closed from 7:00 p.m. Thursday until 7:00 a.m. Friday for sewer and water crossings

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St. Cloud Gives Approval For Night Work on West Metro Project

Work on the West Metro Corridor project can take place at night after the St. Cloud City Council approved the request this week. The night work won't be a common occurrence, but rather only a handful of times.

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