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Stearns County Grants Preliminary Conditional Use Permit To Large Grain Elevator

A company looking to build large grain elevator and rail terminal has been given preliminary approval to put the $20-million facility on an 80-acre site along Highway 23 in St. Joseph Township.

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Extra DWI Patrols In Stearns, 12 Other Counties

Extra patrols will be out this weekend in Stearns County, watching for drunk drivers. Stearns is one of 13 counties in the state where the DWI enforcement will be happening.

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Liberty Derrick (Stearns County)
Liberty Derrick (Stearns County)
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Watch The Quarry Park Derrick In Action On Sunday

The 100-year old wooden Liberty Derrick will be will be on display this Sunday at the Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. You can watch the demonstrations at 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. You'll also be able to check out the operation shack and talk to the staff.

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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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