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New Billboard Campaign To Find Jacob Wetterling

A new effort is being launched to find Jacob Wetterling as the 25-year anniversary of his abduction approaches. Authorities said six new billboards have been put up in locations near the area where he went missing.

10/14/2014

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Violent Task Force Searches Home, Finds Nearly 100 Pot Plants

Officials in central Minnesota say a task force found 95 marijuana plants Tuesday in a St. Cloud home, along with more than $5,000 in cash.

10/08/2014

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An Alligator On The Loose In Minnesota?

An unusual call to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department Thursday led to a surprise discovery. The caller was out mowing a lawn near a wetland area and spotted a two-foot alligator in the grass.

09/19/2014

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Fmr. Richmond Mayor Allegedly Stole Money From Baseball Team

A former mayor of Richmond, Minn. was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing money from his baseball team. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Kron, of Richmond, was arrested on offenses of felony theft and misconduct of a public officer or employee.

09/17/2014

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Stearns County Man Shot In Stomach

A Stearns County man is hospitalized after being shot in the stomach early Saturday morning. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at about 2:17 a.m. on the 200 block of 3rd Street in Holdingford, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

09/13/2014

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Man Charged With Murder In Infant Son’s Death

An Albany man has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of his infant son. Robert John Kaiser, 32, has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree.

09/05/2014

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Police: Man, 56, Drowns In Sauk River

A man, 56, allegedly drowned Sunday afternoon after he went swimming in the Sauk River near St. Cloud, Minn. According to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Cloud Police Department received a call about a man in the Sauk River around 12:47 p.m. Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Police: Home Burglarized In Stearns Co.

Officers in Stearns County are searching for a male who allegedly robbed a woman’s home Monday afternoon. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner returned around 12:32 p.m. Monday and saw an adult male in her home.

08/04/2014

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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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Officials: Tractor Runs Over Minn. Teen

A 13-year-old boy from central Minnesota was hospitalized Tuesday after being run over by a tractor. The incident happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. on a farm along the 27000 block of County Road 17 in Millwood Township, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said.

07/01/2014

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2 Hurt After Motorcycle Hits Deer In Stearns County

A 42-year-old St. Cloud woman was taken to a hospital Saturday night after the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

06/29/2014

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Man Rescued After Canoe Capsizes On Sauk River

Authorities are reminding residents that the water on many rivers and streams is unusually high after a man needed to be rescued Thursday when a canoe capsized on the Sauk River.

06/05/2014

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Neighbors Discuss Paynesville Family & Possible Wetterling Connection

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a father and son from Paynesville to see if they might be connected to the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber are in prison for the 2011 murder of Tim Larson, an Albertville teacher who the Hubers shot in dispute over $50.

05/23/2014

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Are Paynesville Father & Son Connected To Wetterling Case?

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating whether two men in prison for murder may have been involved with the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber of Paynesville – who are father and son – murdered Albertville teacher Tim Larson in a dispute over $50 in 2011.

05/21/2014

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Man, 26, Arrested After Standoff In St. Cloud

Authorities said a standoff with police that lasted more than two hours Tuesday afternoon ended peacefully with the arrest of a 26-year-old man. The incident started with St. Cloud Police attempting a felony traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by a man who had an active warrant for a narcotics probation violation.

04/02/2014

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