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Waite Park man gets split decision in sex assault trialWaite Park man ...

Waite Park man gets split decision in sex assault trial Not guilty of criminal sexual conduct, guilty of domestic assault, terroristic threats.

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Related Topix: Waite Park, MN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Mass Transit

MN: Man Arrested After Bus Driver Was Punched

Aug. 28--A 68-year-old man was arrested in St. Cloud Monday after police say he punched a Metro Bus driver in the face.

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St. Cloud Times

Big Fish Lake residents reject lake districtBig Fish Lake residents...

Big Fish Lake residents reject lake district The lake district would have raised funds to improve water quality Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/29/big-fish-lake-residents-reject-lake-district/14789769/ In a referendum, property owners on the lake rejected the district, which would have raised ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Power out in central Stearns CountyPower out in central Stearns...

Power out in central Stearns County Power restored in west St. Cloud but customers in 4 Stearns townships are without power Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/28/power-central-stearns-county/14736349/ Wier said he's not sure when power will be restored.

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Valley News Live

Investigators Use Cell Phone to Track Down Man Wanted by Fargo PD

A man wanted by Fargo Police for a domestic incident Thursday morning involving terrorizing was picked up by the Minnesota State Patrol a few hours later.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

St. Cloud Times

SCSU move-in weekend is clearly still a problemSCSU move-in weekend...

Our View: SCSU move-in weekend is clearly still a problem More patrols at night increased citations - most of which went to people not at SCSU Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/27/scsu-move-weekend-clearly-still-problem/14712613/ A sign hangs from the deck of a house near Fifth Avenue South on ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Opinion

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Awards $84,740 Grant to Stearns County: Hazard Mitigation funds...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $84,740 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to Stearns County, Minn., for the construction of a safe room at the Rose Park manufactured home community.

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St. Cloud Times

Work begins on Quarry Park's second swimming holeWork begins on...

Work begins on Quarry Park's second swimming hole Families are the target audience for the second swim spot Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/08/27/work-begins-quarry-parks-second-swimming-hole/14679519/ Some trees were cleared at Quarry 11 in Quarry Park & Nature Preserve to make way for a sloping ... (more)

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Related Topix: Waite Park, MN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Man jailed for drug-related robbery hangs himselfMan jailed for...

Man jailed for drug-related robbery hangs himself Jerod Jakel, 22, of Sauk Rapids was found unresponsive in his cell Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/26/man-jailed-drug-related-robbery-hangs/14636607/ An inmate at the Stearns County Jail is believed to have committed suicide Sunday by hanging ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sauk Rapids, MN, Prison

Mon Aug 25, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Car driver hospitalized after truck misses stop signCar driver...

Car driver hospitalized after truck misses stop sign The incident happened at 9:09 a.m. about 10 miles south of Albany.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Website tells stories behind the artworkWebsite tells stories behind...

Website tells stories behind the artwork Waite Park videographer and photographer wants to expand idea to other artists Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/08/25/website-tells-stories-behind-artwork/14551429/ Jim McAlister has his art on display at the Stearns County Law Library in the Stearns ... (more)

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Related Topix: Waite Park, MN, Entertainment

St. Cloud Times

Take 30 minutes for walks in parks with Times staffersTake 30 minutes ...

Take 30 minutes for walks in parks with Times staffers Walk through one of the area's parks and visit with reporters Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/wellness/2014/08/24/take-minutes-walks-parks-times-staffers/14508865/ Join St. Cloud Times reporters for A Walk in the Park.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Lake residents won't regret districtYour Turn: Lake...

Your Turn: Lake residents won't regret district Move would make funding for water quality sustainable Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/24/turn-lake-residents-regret-district/14509949/ A nesting pair of loons cruised along on Big Fish Lake.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Owner worked hard to restore historical Clarke homeOwner worked hard...

Owner worked hard to restore historical Clarke home The house at 356 Third Ave. S. has been lauded for its historic designations.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, St. Cloud, MN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Cloud Times

3 things to do Thursday3 things to do ThursdayMovies in the Park:...

Details: 650-2500 or www.griver.org. a Music in the Park: Gypsy Mania, 7 p.m., Pinecone Central Park, 1105 Central Park Blvd., Sartell.

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Related Topix: Sartell, MN, St. Cloud, MN

KSTP

Soggy Start to the Great Minnesota Get Together

From food to animal prep, everyone has been working hard to make sure they are ready for the 12-day stretch of the Minnesota State Fair, which opened Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Norwood Young America, MN, Carver County, MN, Prior Lake, MN, Dakota County, MN

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For St. Cloud Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for West Central and Southwestern Minnesota in effect until 7 AM this morning - including Stearns and Sherburne counties, and areas south and west.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sherburne County, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Sex offender meeting canceledSex offender meeting canceledA Level 3...

Sex offender meeting canceled A Level 3 sex offender who was planning to move to Stearns County has changed his mind.

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St. Cloud Times

Carver County woman is Princess KayCarver County woman is Princess...

Carver County woman is Princess Kay Stearns County woman is one of 2 runners-up.

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Related Topix: Carver County, MN, University of Minnesota

St. Cloud Times

Carver County woman is Princess KayCarver County woman is Princess...

Carver County woman is Princess Kay Stearns County woman is one of 2 runners-up.

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Related Topix: Carver County, MN, University of Minnesota

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