In the summer months, we all look for a place to cool down from the summer heat. Pools, lakes and rivers are the typical spots for swimmers, but there’s one watering hole in Waite Park that takes swimming to new heights.
Officials in Waite Park are investigating the cause of an early Sunday morning fire at a granite-crushing company.
Two people have been arrested by members of the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force following an investigation into drug sales out of a Waite Park residence. According to a press release, officers found methamphetamine, marijuana, mushrooms and about $1,200 in cash while executing a search warrant at the home Monday.
This time of year, kids often get stuck inside with all that energy to burn. That’s why parents appreciate indoor playgrounds with trampolines, jungle gyms or bounce houses.
Shots fired at a motel in Stearns County left one person hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday.
One man was injured in a two-car crash near Rogers, Minn. Sunday afternoon. Forty-year-old Bryan McCarthy, of Waite Park, sustained non-life threatening injuries after his car skidded into another on Interstate 94.
Authorities said a man suspected of at least two robberies in the St. Cloud area was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Waite Park Police and local FBI agents executed a search warrant at about 2:30 p.m. at a residence on the 1400 block of Westwind Road in St. Cloud.
A man robbed a Waite Park gas station Saturday evening with a partially-concealed handgun, according to police. The robbery happened at the Super America at 29 3rd Street NE at about 9 p.m. The suspect, described as a white man in his 40s, showed the clerk a gun which was partially-covered by an orange glove.
A Cold Spring, Minn., man and restaurant owner came forward Friday to claim a $1 million Minnesota raffle prize, state lottery officials say. Carlos Vega Vega stopped by the Roseville lottery headquarters with his wife and son to claim the big Minnesota Millionaire Raffle prize. He had bought the winning ticket at the JM Speedstop on 2nd South Street South in Waite Park, Minn.
Crews have finished searching the charred ruins of an apartment building on Cedar Avenue near downtown Minneapolis hours after pulling a second body from the structure. Crews began tearing apart the building at 514 Cedar Avenue South on Thursday and discovered the body of one person who didn’t make it out.
A 21-year-old man is accused of robbing a woman and her daughter at knifepoint after they were done shopping Tuesday in St. Cloud, according to charges filed Wednesday in Stearns County.
After a former student threatened on Thursday to bring a gun to McKinley School and hurt people, classes were canceled on Friday, but criminal charges are unlikely, authorities said. Waite Park Police Department said classes at other district schools had a normal schedule.
First Fuel Banks said hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage was done to two of their locations after someone poured an unknown substance into diesel storage tanks, authorities say. The St. Cloud Police Department is seeking any information on finding who intentionally contaminated the fuel at the First Fuel locations at Lincoln Avenue and Waite Park on Friday.
One person is dead after a Dodge Ram truck broadsided a Toyota Prius Saturday afternoon in Pine County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened at 2:45 p.m. on Highway 70 at Government Road in Rock Creek. Forty-eight-year-old Danny Kitterman of Waite Park allegedly ran a stop sign in his truck while traveling northbound on Government Road. He broadsided the driver of the Prius, who was traveling westbound on Highway 70.
Our pets aren’t just animals that live in our house, they’re part of the family. And like any family member they deserve the best care.
A man is dead after being thrown from his motorcycle and hit by semi truck in Waite Park, according to police.
Authorities are looking for a suspect after an apparent bank robbery Sunday morning in Waite Park, according to police.
A judge sentenced a 23-year-old Waite Park man Thursday to 36 years in prison for fleeing police and causing a crash that killed one, injured a pregnant woman and forced an emergency C-section of a child who died two days later.
Police say there were no injuries after a car jumped a curb and crashed into a water treatment facility Monday night in Waite Park.
Authorities said the incident happened at about 9:56 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 75 and 28th Avenue. The ambulance was traveling eastbound on County Road 75 with its red lights and siren on, transporting a patient to St. Cloud Hospital.
A man was allegedly beaten and stunned with a stun-gun during a robbery in Waite Park, Minn. Monday night.
Legislators heard from both opponents and supporters of unionizing in-home child care during a House committee hearing in Waite Park Monday night.
The price of mailing a letter is going up again. Starting on Jan. 22, a first-class, 1-ounce letter will cost a penny more at 45 cents.
The Waite Park City Council has voted to sell some guns confiscated by police.
The City Council in Waite Park will consider whether to sell or destroy guns confiscated by police.