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Reward Increased For Info On Foley Man’s Killer

Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the suspect who fatally shot a Foley man in Benton County. On March 25, the body of Jamie Wylie, 31, was found on the side of County Road 75 by the Luther Honda dealership in St. Cloud, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s office.

04/11/2014

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Body Of Missing Foley Man Found, Cause Of Death Yet Unknown

Officials in central Minnesota say the body of a missing Foley man has been found.

03/26/2014

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Sheriff: Man’s Body Found In Benton County

Authorities are investigating after a man’s body was found on the side of a road near St. Cloud Tuesday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dead body on the side of a road at about 2:25 p.m. on County Road 75 between Mayhew Lake Road and East St. Germain Street.

03/26/2014

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Stun Gun Used On Man Fleeing Benton County Court

A stun gun was used to detain a Brooklyn Center man after he attempted to flee from custody during a probation violation hearing at the Benton County Court Facility on Thursday morning. Dontae Marcus Frazier, 36, had just been sentenced to 86 months in prison and was about to be taken into custody when he fled the courtroom at about 11:10 a.m. Benton County bailiffs and County Attorney Phil Miller stopped Frazier in a hallway, and a stun gun was soon used to detain him.

03/13/2014

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Police Need Help In Search Of Missing Foley Man

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Foley man. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, Jamie Robert Wylie, 31, was reported missing on Dec. 15.

12/26/2013

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Patrol: Man, 35, Dies In Benton Co. Crash

A 35-year-old man died Thursday near St. Cloud after his SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by on-coming traffic, the State Patrol said.

11/28/2013

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Man In Critical Condition After Falling Through Ice

An ice fisherman is in critical condition after falling through thin ice.

11/15/2013

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Dayton Declares State Of Emergency In 26 Counties

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.

07/05/2013

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‘Stray Voltage’ Blamed For Dairy Cows’ Poor Milk Output

On his Benton County dairy farm, Rob Beauchamp now grows only crops, not cows. He was forced to sell off his 92-head of Holsteins when their milk output dropped significantly.

07/02/2013

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Patrol: Foley Woman Dies After Crashing Head-On With Semi

A head-on crash with a freight semi killed a Foley woman late Friday night in Benton County, according to the state patrol. Authorities are investigating the incident that killed Cynthia Zillmer, 57, of Foley, Minn., at about 11:20 p.m. Friday just outside of Gilman on Highway 25 in central Minnesota.

06/01/2013

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St. Cloud Cathedral Mourns Death Of ‘Outstanding’ Student

The St. Cloud Cathedral school community is dealing with a terrible loss after one of its students was killed in a single-vehicle crash.

04/30/2013

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1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Benton County Crash

One person was killed and two others suffered minor injuries after a left the road and hit a tree Monday night in Benton County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

04/30/2013

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Semi Hits Car In Benton County, Killing 1

Authorities say a 79-year-old woman was killed Tuesday after she failed to stop for a stop sign and was hit by a semi near Foley.

03/28/2013

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Father, 2 Teens Rescued After Boat Submerges In Frigid Waters

A 41-year-old Minneapolis man and his two 15-year-old boys needed rescue after their boat submerged while duck hunting, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

11/13/2012

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St. Cloud Woman Found Unconscious, Severely Injured

Police are asking for the public’s help after a St. Cloud woman was found lying unconscious in the street Sunday night — suffering life-threatening injuries.

09/25/2012

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