One person is dead after a house fire in Freeport on Tuesday morning. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened just after 3:30 a.m. at 203 1st Avenue South. Responders arrived and found the home fully engulfed in flames.
The search for a missing man has authorities lowering the water level in Quarry 8 at the Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. Stearns County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold says they're pumping water out, after St. Cloud Police got a report of the missing man a few days ago.
Six people were taken to the hospital after a two car crash near St. Stephen on Tuesday morning. The incident happened just after 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 131 and 115th Avenue in Brockway Township, two miles northwest of St. Stephen.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office has placed a "No Wake" request for Two Rivers Lake until water levels go down. Due to the large amount of rain over the weekend, the water levels on the lake rose very fast and caused high water and flooding issues.
A Rice man was taken to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the leg. The incident happened on Sunday just after 9:45 p.m. at 9789 County Road 131 in Brockway Township. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office responded to a gunshot complaint and found 24-year-old John Smoley of Rice o…