A 36-year-old Watkins man was hurt while riding his motorcycle. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says a passer-by saw a motorcycle laying in the middle of County Road 8 in Maine Prairie Township.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a 73-year-old Paynesville man. Deputies responded to a call at about 6:00 p.m. last (Wednesday) evening on Rice Lake in Eden Lake Township.
Due to high water levels, the Stearns County Sheriff's office has enacted several "no wake zones" on area lakes. The no wake zone will be in effect for the next five days. There's also a 'no wake zone' issued for the Briggs Lake Chain in Palmer Township in Sherburne C…
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.
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.