Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a Stearns County plane crash Tuesday. The pilot, 50-year-old Matthew Skwira of Rice, died when his single-engine experimental aircraft crashed.
A shed and garage were destroyed in an early morning fire near Freeport. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says they got a call about the fire on 365th Street - one mile south of Freeport - around 4:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Two horses were hit by two vehicles in Stearns County. The Sheriff's Office says they got a call about three horses loose on the road near County Road 9 and 165th Street in Eden Lake Township just after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.