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UPDATE: Divers Unable to Find Body of Missing Man in Quarry Park

An update for you on the search for a missing St. Cloud man at the Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says divers searched quarry 8 yesterday (Wednesday) and did not find the body. Divers are confident that it is not in that quarry.

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Stearns County Residents Report Mail Thefts

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office is investigating several reports of mail theft. People in Avon Township, Brockway Township, and the city of Holdingford say they found their mail boxes left open, and the mail missing.

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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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SWAT Team to Hold Training Exercise in Sauk Rapids

The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team will be holding training drills tomorrow (Wednesday). The training will be held at 200 8th Avenue North in Sauk Rapids.

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11-Year-Old Boy Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash Near Paynesville

An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle crash this (Monday) evening near Paynesville. The incident happened at about 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 16 and County Road 33 in Zion Township.

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UPDATE: Quarry Drained in Search for Missing St. Cloud Man

Stearns County sheriff's officials plan to drain nearly 5 million gallons of water from a quarry as they search for a missing St. Cloud man. Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold says the family of Phillip Miller has told investigators the 30-year-old man has battled depression for many years and may have taken his own life.

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Stearns County Sheriff Investigating Death of Lake Henry Man

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Lake Henry man. Deputies went to the home of 60-year-old Edward Horn on Highway 4 just after 6:00 p.m. last (Tuesday) night.

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Holdingford Boy Hospitalized After Two Vehicle Crash

Five people were involved in a two vehicle crash in Stearns County. The Sheriff's Office says it happened just before 3:00 p.m. yesterday (Sunday) at the intersection of County Roads 4 and 2 in St. Wendel Township, just west of Sartell.

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Authorities Searching for Stearns County Runaway

Authorities are asking for your help as they search for a missing teen. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 17-year-old Brianna Hoppe left her rural Stearns County home at about 10:15 p.m. on July 18th.

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Teen Rolls Pickup Near Melrose

A Stearns County teenager was taken to the hospital after rolling his pickup truck this (Tuesday) morning.

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Sgt. Kellan Hemmesch keeps an eye on boaters in the area. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Sgt. Kellan Hemmesch keeps an eye on boaters in the area. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Stearns County Water Patrol Keep Lakes Safe During Summertime [VIDEO]

With summer in full swing, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol is out making sure everyone is safe on the water. The water patrol enforces rules on the water and also educates the public on boat safety. Sergeant Kellan Hemmesch says they typically have eight people out on the water during the weekend and holidays.

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