Stearns County

Body Found In Waite Park Quarry IdentifiedOfficials have identified the body found floating over the weekend in a Waite Park quarry. The Stearns Count Sheriff’s Office said visitors in Quarry Park found the body of 30-year-old Philip Royal Miller, of St. Cloud, on Sunday morning.
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.
Charges: Man, 42, Threatens, Chases Coworker With Pitchfork A Florida man has been arrested in Stearns County for chasing another man with a pitchfork, threatening to kill him. Luis Dominguez, 42, was arrested for second degree assault and making terroristic threats.
Sherburne County Sgt. On Unpaid Leave In Domestic Assault CaseA sergeant with the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is on unpaid administrative leave as authorities investigate a domestic assault allegation.
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.
Update: Woman Missing From NE Stearns County FoundA 46-year-old woman who was missing from northeast Stearns County has been found, according to Stearns County officials.
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.
DNR: Starry Stonewort Confirmed In Minnesota LakesThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says an invasive pest has been confirmed in Minnesota lakes for the first time.
1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Crash Involving Dump TruckA 23-year-old man was killed after rear-ending a dump truck in Stearns County late Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened along Highway 23 near County Road 12 after 5:30 p.m.
Police: St. Cloud Man Admits To Vandalizing Cars While IntoxicatedPolice in St. Cloud say a 21-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after admitting to smashing cars with a large tool, which on surveillance video looked to be a sledgehammer.
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.
Police Seek 17-Year-Old Stearns County RunawayAuthorities are seeking the public's help finding a 17-year-old presumed runaway who was last seen a week and a half ago. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said that Brianna Jenny Hoppe left her home in rural Stearns County the evening of Saturday, July 18.