Stearns County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff: Body Found In Quarry At Stearns County Park ReserveAuthorities are investigating after a body was found floating in a quarry Sunday morning at the Quarry Park Nature Reserve in Waite Park, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to the area at about 11:20 a.m. Sunday after receiving a report of a body floating in the quarry.
Sheriff: Man Injured by 1-Ton Bull In Stearns Co.A 73-year-old man was injured by a 2,300-pound bull while trying to load him into a cattle trailer Thursday afternoon in Stearns County. David Hartwig was hurt while loading the bull from the chute at Central Live Stock in Albany Township at about 1:20 p.m., according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff: Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By SUV In Stearns Co.Officials in Stearns County say a 51-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday after being hit by a SUV.
Sheriff: 1 Dead Following House Fire In Stearns Co.Officials say one person died early Tuesday morning in a house fire in central Minnesota.
1 Dead In Stearns Co. House FireOne person is dead after a house fire in Stearns County early Tuesday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, around 3:35 a.m. crews received a call of a residential fire in the 200 block of 1st Avenue South.
Sheriff: Several Reports Of Stolen Mail In Stearns Co.Several homes in Stearns County reported mail missing from their mailboxes Tuesday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, deputies received several calls from people in Avon Township, Brockway Township and Holdingford who reported mail missing from their boxes Tuesday.
5 Campers Arrested In Stearns County In Connection With KidnappingA missing 16-month-old girl was recovered from the Stearns County campsite of five Idaho residents Sybday evening.
Sheriff: 2 Horses Stolen In Stearns CountyThe Stearns County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of two horses from a farm in Lynden Township. The owners say the horses were last seen one week ago on their property.
Sheriff: Bus Stuck In High Water In Stearns County, Driver HurtA bus driver was hurt late Saturday night after his vehicle got stuck in high water after heavy rain came through central Minnesota, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
2 Injured After Driver Fell Asleep At Wheel In Stearns Co.Two people were injured after a driver fell asleep at the wheel in Stearns County Tuesday night. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, at 11:26 p.m. police responded to a call of a one-vehicle crash on County Road 17, just east of Sunset Beach Road in Millwood Township.
St. Anthony Family Escapes House Fire UnharmedOfficials in central Minnesota say a St. Anthony family with three children was able to escape a house fire unharmed early Sunday morning.
Truck Breaks Through Paynesville LakeTwo young men are safe after their truck went through the ice on a Stearns County lake early Saturday morning. The Stearns County Sheriff's office says Paynesville residents Zachary Imholte, 21, and Tanner Harder, 21, were able to escape from a truck when it broke through Lake Koronis off of Point Crestland Drive in Paynesville.