Sheriff: Central Minnesota Home Struck By Lightning, None HurtAuthorities say no one was hurt in central Minnesota after a home was struck by lightning amid the early morning storms Wednesday.
Parts Of Stearns Co. Experiencing Disruption In 911 Calls From LandlinesThe Stearns County Sheriff's Office says parts of the county are experiencing a disruption of services with calls to 911 Tuesday afternoon.
Man Guilty In 2018 Truck-Buggy Crash That Killed 2The man who drove his pickup truck into a horse-drawn buggy in Avon, Minnesota last year will be sentenced for one count of misdemeanor careless driving on October 24. The Stearns County District Court says 24-year-old Marc Knapp amended his plea to 'guilty' in the crash that resulted in the deaths of two people, Bob and Joan Keppers. 
Sauk Centre Man Briefly Detained After Stearns Co. Admin. Building Bomb ThreatA 51-year-old Sauk Centre man was briefly arrested Friday in connection to a bomb threat at the Stearns County Administration Building.
State Patrol: Arlene Vanbeck, 82, Killed In Stearns Co. CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol says 82-year-old Arlene Ann Vanbeck was killed a crash in St. Joseph Township Friday morning.
Fatal Crash Reported In Stearns CountyFew details were immediately available about the crash in Stearns County, but it happened at about 10 a.m. along Highway 23 at Interstate 94.
17-Year-Old Hospitalized After Stearns County Near DrowningA 17-year-old Sauk Rapids boy is in the hospital after a near drowning incident last week.
Kayaker Finds Body In Mississippi RiverA kayaker reported a male body in the Mississippi River near the St. Cloud Hospital Wednesday evening, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said. The body has not yet been identified and the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office is completing an autopsy.
Teen Injured After Falling Asleep At Wheel In Stearns CountyAuthorities say the Clearwater teen was traveling southbound on County Road 75 when he drove into a ditch, hit a driveway approach and flew 150 feet before hitting the ground. The vehicle then struck a tree and came to a stop.
No-Wake Restrictions In Stearns County Lakes Amid High Water LevelsWith Memorial Day weekend quickly approaching, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office reminds lake-goers to reduce boating speeds on lakes with high water levels. The office announced a no-wake restriction on all Stearns County area lakes and rivers, meaning no watercraft can produce a wake within 300 feet of the shore. 
Man Charged With Misdemeanor In Truck-Buggy Crash That Killed 2An Avon man who struck a horse-drawn buggy from behind, killing its two passengers, has been charged with a misdemeanor.