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Police Save 2 Kayakers Stranded On Island In Stearns Co.

Authorities in Stearns County rescued two kayakers Monday after the kayakers found themselves stranded on an island, unable to handle the fast-moving waters of the Mississippi River.

06/04/2012

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Car Hits School Bus In Central Minn.; No Injuries

Authorities say no one was hurt when a car rear-ended a school bus carrying nearly two-dozen children in central Minnesota.

02/14/2012

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Community Mourns Death Of Teen Killed In Silo

A small Minnesota community is mourning the loss of an 18-year-old football star who died in a silo accident Saturday.

02/12/2012

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Police: 18-Year-old Man Found Dead, Pinned In Silo

Authorities found an 18-year-old Freeport man dead and pinned inside a grain silo Saturday afternoon in Stearns County, police said.

02/11/2012

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Trailer With ATVs Stolen From Sauk Centre Dealership

Authorities are searching for suspects after a large trailer with three ATVs inside was stolen from a business in Sauk Centre.

10/20/2011

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High Water Levels Force No-Wake Restrictions On Some Lakes

Last week’s seven inch rainfall in central Minnesota is creating dangerously high levels on a number of lakes. That means emergency no wake restrictions are once again in effect on many area lakes.

07/22/2011

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Driver Fleeing Police Crashes, Tasered, Then Arrested

A man was Tasered by police after he led them on a car chase that ended in a ditch in Avon, Minn.

06/24/2011

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