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MN Transportation Bill Frustrates Stearns County Engineer

Ambitious plans to fund a new 10-year construction plan statewide fell flat as the state legislature included only $30,000,000 in new money for construction programs over the next two years.

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Rice Man Taken to Hospital After Accidentally Shooting Himself in Leg

A Rice man was taken to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the leg. The incident happened on Sunday just after 9:45 p.m. at 9789 County Road 131 in Brockway Township. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office responded to a gunshot complaint and found 24-year-old John Smoley of Rice on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to his left leg.

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Photo By: Mykl Roventine, Flickr
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Work Set to Begin on Stearns County Road 2

Stearns County will begin work on resurfacing County Road 2 tomorrow (Friday). Reclamation work begins just north of Cold Spring and will continue until County Road 51 near St. Joseph.

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Paving Resumes on Stearns County Highway 4

The Stearns County Highway Department is alerting residents of the St. Wendel area that paving resumes Monday on County Road 4 also known as Veterans Drive.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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UPDATE: Motorcycle Passenger Killed, Driver Seriously Hurt in Crash

An update to a crash we told you about earlier, the State Patrol now says one of two motorcycle riders has now died from their injuries suffered in a crash. The incident happened at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday on Highway 71 in Stearns County.

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Rear-End Crash Causes Minor Injuries Near Belgrade

One person was hurt in a two vehicle crash early this (Saturday) morning. The State Patrol says the incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 55 and Highway 71 in Stearns County.

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Another Stearns County Farm Hit With Bird Flu

Minnesota health officials say bird flu has been confirmed in a flock in Stearns County.

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Culvert Repairs Prompt Stearns County Road Closure

Stearns County is closing a rural road north of Rockville this week so culvert repairs can be made.

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Stearns County Hosting Surplus Auction on Saturday

Stearns County is holding its spring seized and surplus property auction on Saturday. There will be several vehicles up for sale, including cars, trucks, SUV's and motorcycles.

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Farm Equipment Sparks Grass Fire Near Avon

A grass fire burned two acres of land in Avon on Wednesday. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 4:45 p.m. at 39603 County Road 151 in Holding Township.

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