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Construction of the Stearns County Jail Huber facility continues to show progress. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Construction of the Stearns County Jail Huber facility continues to show progress. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Stearns County Remodeling Jail to Enhance Efficiency [VIDEO]

Operation efficiency, enhanced security and better use of space. Those were the reasons behind the Stearns County Jail remodel.

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Joseph Karnik, Stearns County Jail
Joseph Karnik, Stearns County Jail
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Man Taken To Jail After Allegedly Attacking Nurse, 2 Security Officers

St. Cloud Police responded to an alleged assault just before 3:00 p.m. Monday. 24-year-old Joseph Karnik was taken into custody after he allegedly attacked a nurse and two security officers at St. Cloud Hospital.

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Brett James Yonak, Stearns County Jail
Brett James Yonak, Stearns County Jail
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Man Allegedly Assaults Bouncer at St. Cloud Bar

A twenty-two-year-old man was arrested for alleged assault on Friday night outside the Red Carpet.

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Stearns County Jail
Stearns County Jail
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Burned Out Headlight Leads Police To Stolen Vehicle

A burned out headlight led to the arrest of two men in connection with a stolen vehicle from Little Falls last night (Wednesday).

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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
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Stearns County Board Approves Jail Remodel Bids

Work on remodeling the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center is expected to begin in January after commissioners approved the bids today.

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Traid Mason, Stearns County Jail
Traid Mason, Stearns County Jail
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St. Cloud Man Arrested After Alleged Assault

St. Cloud Police responded to an alleged assault in the 1400 Block of 6th Avenue South. The incident happened just before 3:00 a.m. yesterday (Tuesday) morning. Twenty-three-year-old Traid Mason of St. Cloud was arrested for allegedly attacking a 26-year-old Sartell man.

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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
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Stearns County Addressing Jail Overcrowding

Stearns County is moving ahead with plans to remodel their jail and plan for a future facility. The county board has appointed a committee to oversee a short-term remodeling of the Stearns County Jail.

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Stearns County Jail photo
Stearns County Jail photo
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Man Tased, Arrested After Alleged Attack at Hospital

A man was tased and arrested after allegedly attacking 6 people.

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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
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UPDATE – Name of Dead Stearns County Inmate Released

A 22-year-old man being held in the Stearns County Jail has died. Sheriff John Sanner says correctional officers responded to a medical emergency in the jail at about 8:30 a.m. this (Friday) morning.

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Jeffrey Magee (Stearns Jail Inmate photo)
Jeffrey Magee (Stearns Jail Inmate photo)
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Burnsville Man Dies In Stearns County Jail

Stearns County authorities are waiting for toxicology results for a Burnsville man who died while in custody last week. Twenty-two-year-old Jeffrey Michael Magee was found unresponsive in his cell on the morning of Aug. 24.

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