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Hit And Run Crash Reported Near Freeport

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating a hit and run. A vehicle driven by 73-year-old Dorthy Wiechmann of Melrose was hit by a white Econoline van, which caused her vehicle to spin out of control.

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Three People Arrested For Alleged Rest Area Vandalism

Three people have been arrested for allegedly breaking into vending machines at the I-94 rest areas. An alert motorist called the Stearns County Sheriff's Department just before 3:00 a.m. this (Thursday) morning, after they had stopped at the rest area near Avon.

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Freeport Boy Hurt In Farm Accident

A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after a farm accident near Freeport. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened at about 5:20 p.m. yesterday (Monday) in Millwood Township, just north of Freeport.

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Shed Near Paynesville Damaged By Fire

A shed on a farmplace near Paynesville was on fire last (Tuesday) night. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says a deputy noticed the fire at about 11:00 p.m. while on patrol. The shed fire was along Highway 55, about four miles west of Paynesville.

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Two Men Hurt In Crash Near Holdingford

Two people were hurt in a crash in Holding Township. Nineteen-year-old Lance Roering of Albany collided with 19-year-old Ross Bialka of Holdingford.

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Home Near Belgrade Destroyed By Fire

A home in western Stearns County has been destroyed by fire. The Sheriff says the fire was reported at about 3:45 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) in Crow River Township, southeast of Belgrade.

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Stearns County Sheriff Looking For Owner Of Stolen Property

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is looking for the owner of some stolen property that has been recovered. The property was found on Athman Road in Rockville on Sunday.

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Jacob Terwey (Stearns County Inmate Photo)
Jacob Terwey (Stearns County Inmate Photo)
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St. Joseph Man Arrested After Stabbing Incident

A 50-year-old St. Joseph man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another man. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. last (Thursday) night in St. Joseph Township.

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Vehicle Fire Reported Near St. Stephen

There was a vehicle fire near St. Stephen on Saturday night. The fire started in the engine compartment of a 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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4 Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash

Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened just after 7:30 a.m. this (Friday) morning on County Road 65 in Melrose Township.

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