Sheriff: Rape Victim Saved After Texting 911 From Her Attacker's SemiA truck driver is in custody after a woman texted authorities for help after she was raped in his semitrailer.
Sheriff: Barry Schramel, 50, Drowns In Knaus LakeBarry Schramel, 50, drowned while trying to grab an inflatable swimming toy on Knaus Lake, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s office.
Stearns County Jail Inmate Breaks Sprinkler Head In Jail Cell, Causes Major Water DamageAn inmate at Stearns County Jail caused major water damage after breaking a sprinkler head inside his jail cell.
9-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured In ATV RolloverA 9-year-old has life-threatening injuries after the ATV she was riding tipped over, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said. The ATV driver, 11-year-old Ava Smith, lost control of the vehicle in a driveway while turning and sustained minor injuries.
Sheriff: Miniature Horse Found Wandering In Fairhaven TownshipAuthorities in Stearns County have located the owner of a lost horse who was found wandering in Fairhaven Township.
Sheriff: Man, 42, Killed In Stearns County Farm AccidentA 42-year-old man died Friday in a farming accident south of the Twin Cities metro, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
Stearns Co. Deputy’s Squad Car Struck Attempting To Make Traffic StopAuthorities are investigating after a Stearns County Sheriff’s Office deputy was struck by another motorist while attempting to make a traffic stop Friday evening.
Sheriff: Toddler Treated After Blankets Catch Fire In BedroomThe Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 2-and-a-half-year-old suffered smoke inhalation after a heater sparked a fire in the toddler’s bedroom early Monday morning.
Rassier Files Suit In Case Involving Danny HeinrichThe attorneys representing Dan Rassier say some questions have never been answered by Danny Heinrich.
Fmr. Wetterling Case Suspect Dan Rassier Still Plans To Sue InvestigatorsJacob Wetterling's kidnapping changed the course of many lives -- and one man is still waiting for answers as to why he became the primary focus in the case.
‘We’re Not Stupid’: Wetterling Case FBI Agent Fires Back At SheriffThe relatively new Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson pointed the finger Thursday at his own department and the FBI about how they handled Jacob Wetterling's disappearance.
Key Takeaways From Jacob Wetterling Files ReleaseMore than 40,000 pages of documents were released Thursday, and 4,000 of those pages were left out because a judge ordered them to be returned to the FBI. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office held a press conference to detail the release of the files.
Stearns Co. Sheriff Blasts Early Stage Of Wetterling InvestigationIt's an allegation many have long suspected. However, never before has the department admitted the details of the mistakes.
'Dark Day' Ahead As Wetterling Case Files Made Public ThursdayWCCO has learned Stearns County will release more than 40,000 pages of documents on Thursday.
Girl, 4, Critical After Near-Drowning In Waite ParkAuthorities say a 4-year-old girl is hospitalized in critical condition after a near-drowning in Waite Park on Saturday.