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Volunteers Needed for Ski Patrol

Stearns County is looking for volunteers to join their Ski Patrol. Duties include providing information to skiers and monitoring and reporting conditions at four County parks.

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Stearns County Looks for Volunteers

Stearns County is looking to fill a number of vacancies on its boards and committees for 2012. Volunteers are needed to fill a variety of seats in the coming year.

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City Council Approves Hwy 15 Interchange, Tables County Road 120 Approval [POLL]

The St. Cloud City Council has given its approval to a diverging diamond interchange at Highway 15 and Stearns County Road 120. But, the council tabled approval of a second component to that area.

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Land Costs Push Hwy 15 Interchange Project Higher

A new interchange at Highway 15 and Stearns County Road 120 is expected to cost about $2.5 million more than anticipated. MnDOT Project Manager Claudia Dumont says it has to do with the right-of-way acquisition.

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Officials Brace for Reaction to Property Tax Statements

The Truth-in-Taxation property tax statements will be higher than normal for most homeowners, but county officials say "don't blame them".

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USDA Declares Stearns, 10 Other Counties Disaster Areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year.

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Stearns County Installs Two New Drop Boxes for Old Medications

Stearns County has just installed two new drop boxes for unused and unwanted medications.

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Staffing Study Recommends Changes to Stearns County Department

Stearns County may be cutting jobs in its Environmental Services Department. A staffing study shows technology upgrades are needed and it would also mean staffing levels should go down.

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West Metro Corridor to Open Start of November

After a year of lane restrictions, road closures, and traffic jams, the West Metro Corridor project in northwest St. Cloud is nearing completion. A wetter than normal summer threatened the project's completion date, but the project engineer says a dry September saved the project from spilling over into next year.

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Man Shot in Back During Stearns Co. Drug Bust Gets $350K

Stearns County's insurance trust has paid $350,000 to a man who was shot in the back by a sheriff's lieutenant during a drug bust.

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