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Woman With Dementia Goes Missing, Found Near Home

A woman suffering from dementia was reported missing and found.

The Stearns County Sheriff's office says the 60 year old woman had apparently walked away from her home in Fairhaven Township around 6:45 p.m. yesterday evening. Her family reported her missing.

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Proposed ADM Facility in St. Joseph Township
Proposed ADM Facility in St. Joseph Township (Map by Tim Lyon, WJON News)
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Archer Daniels Midland Plans New Grain Elevator For Stearns County [AUDIO]

A new grain elevator has been proposed for St. Joseph Township. Archer Daniels Midland wants to build the $20 million facility on a 70-acre site that would eventually become part of the city of Waite Park.

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Stearns County Now Handling St. Cloud Fire Calls

Stearns County dispatchers are now handling calls for the St. Cloud Fire Department. The move to shift dispatch services from the fire department over to the county was made last October, but today (Tuesday) is the first day for the switch.

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Property Tax Deadline Looms

Just a few days remaining to pay the first half of your property taxes. In Stearns County, residents can pay their property taxes in a number of ways including online, in person, by mail or by direct withdrawal.

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Stearns County Ranked 9th Richest In Minnesota

Stearns County is one of the top ten richest counties in the state. A new report indicates Stearns had a total personal income of just over $5 billion in 2009.

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Stearns County Asks For Pictures For Tribute To Veterans

Stearns County is looking for pictures of veterans for it's website. They're asking you to send a picture of local men and women who have served in the armed forces, along with a short story about them.

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St. Cloud Gives Approval For Night Work on West Metro Project

Work on the West Metro Corridor project can take place at night after the St. Cloud City Council approved the request this week. The night work won't be a common occurrence, but rather only a handful of times.

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Stearns County Veteran’s Service Office May Move To Westside Service Center

The Stearns County Board of Commissioners will consider a plan today to move the Veteran's Service Office from downtown St. Cloud to their Westside Service Center in Waite Park. The reasons include more space and more parking.

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ROCORI Trail Project Remains On Track

Cold Spring City Council members got an update on the proposed ROCORI Trail Wednesday night. The three phase project will connect the communities of Richmond, Cold Spring and Rockville. It will also make a connection to the Glacial lakes Trail to the west with possibly the Lake Wobegon Trail to the east.

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Stearns Commissioners Approve Contract With Interim Human Services Administrator

The retired Human Services Administrator in Dakota county will take over the same role in the interim in Stearns County. Dave Rooney will replace Roma Steil when she retires next month.

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