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Man Run Over, Killed By Semi Tow Truck In Stearns County

A 45-year-old St. Cloud man is dead after a disabled semi-sized tow truck rolled over him in St. Joseph Tuesday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

07/02/2014

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This 10-Year-Old Is Going Door-To-Door For A Safer Playground

He may just be 10 years old, but he’s already doing big things to help others. Dominic Ballou, a fourth grader in St. Joseph, Minn., says his friends don’t have a safe place to play in their housing community.

05/15/2014

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Abduction Victim Speaks Out On Wetterling Case

Few Minnesota crimes are as notorious as the unsolved abduction of Jacob Wetterling. A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. Nearly 25 years later, everyone remembers Wetterling’s name. Many have never heard of Jared.

05/15/2014

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New Developments Revealed In Jacob Wetterling Abduction Case

A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph nearly 25 years ago. Now, WCCO-TV has learned that a cluster of at least six unsolved sexual assaults on boys were never looked at as a possible lead in Wetterling’s case.

05/14/2014

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Lawmakers Seek To Ban Cell Phone Use In Construction Zones

Minnesota drivers using cell phones are distracted, and sometimes deadly. Craig Carlson and Ron Rajkowski were killed in 2011 by a distracted driver in a construction zone who was traveling at a high speed. Carlson’s widow, Deb Carlson of Ramsey, says her husband was killed in an instant. “[The] car that was traveling at 70 miles per hour,” Carlson said.

02/10/2014

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Nativity Scene Figures Stolen From St. Joseph Church

In this season of giving, someone has taken part of the nativity scene from a Minnesota church. Mary and Joseph are among the figures stolen from a display outside the Church of St. Joseph, located in the town of St. Joseph. The church is led by Father Jerome Tupa, who says the manger’s appearance signals the beginning of the advent season, placed near the intersection of Main and Minnesota Streets.

12/09/2013

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Another Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse From A Twin Cities Priest

Another victim came forward on Tuesday, alleging she was sexually abused by a Twin Cities Catholic clergy member. St. Paul attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Finnegan announced a new lawsuit, claiming that the Rev. Robert Thurner sexually abused the woman, identified as Jane Doe 23, when she was a child in the 1984-85 school year.

10/29/2013

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24 Years After His Disappearance, Jacob’s Mom Still Hopes

Tuesday marks 24 years since Jacob Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint near his St. Joseph, Minn., home.
And his mother, Patty, said she’s still hopeful her son will be found, as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a photo of what 35-year-old Jacob could look like.

10/22/2013

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President Of College Of St. Benedict To Step Down

The president of the College of St. Benedict says she is stepping down next year. MaryAnn Baenninger told the college’s Board of Trustees she will step down on June 30, 2014.

10/22/2013

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For 1st Time, ‘Person Of Interest’ Goes Through Day Of Wetterling Abduction

WCCO-TV has learned that a key piece of evidence in the Jacob Wetterling abduction was never saved.

05/14/2013

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Despite Brain Injury, 5-Year-Old Loves T.C. Bear & Defying Odds

Brain injuries are the leading cause of death in children, but a St. Joseph boy is defying the odds after a brain injury he suffered when he was just 19 days old.

03/31/2013

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Bobby Vee Displaying Paintings At Minn. Gallery

Former 1960s teen idol Bobby Vee is displaying his paintings this weekend at a central Minnesota art gallery.

12/01/2012

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Advocates: Let Lights Shine For Jacob Wetterling

The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center is asking people to leave their porch lights on to honor the St. Joseph boy abducted 23 years ago.

10/22/2012

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Police Looking For Suspect After Abduction Attempt In Stearns Co.

Stearns County authorities are looking for a man with a Superman T-shirt after a girl said Monday that a man wearing such a shirt tried to abduct her.

07/03/2012

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St. Croix Crossing Bridge Designers Named

The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have picked the architectural and engineering firm HDR and teaming partner Buckland & Taylor to design the St. Croix Crossing Bridge.

06/26/2012

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