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5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Stearns County mulls future of shoreland review panelStearns County...

Stearns County mulls future of shoreland review panel on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/21/stearns-county-mulls-future-shoreland-review-panel/7952829/ Stearns County is considering disbanding a 15-year-old panel of technical experts that was created to consider requests for permits to make major alterations to ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Dairy farmers seeing profits riseDairy farmers seeing profits...

Dairy farmers seeing profits rise on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/04/21/dairy-farmers-seeing-profits-rise/7952799/ Central Minnesota's dairy farmers have been thankful for the past couple of Minnesota milk price reports.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk

5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Our View: Tackle out-of-compliance farm irrigation

Our View: Tackle out-of-compliance farm irrigation on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/21/view-tackle-compliance-farm-irrigation/7952841/ Farm fields and irrigation equipment emerge from under the snow along Stearns County Road 2 near Cold Spring last month.

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Related Topix: Cold Spring, MN, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Stearns-Morrison Enterprise

The Enterprise

Distracted driving is a leading crash factor, and the Albany Police Department is urging City of Albany motorists to pay attention behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Albany, MN, Freeport, MN, Sauk Centre, MN, Greenwald, MN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Boy, 1, injured in ATV accidentBoy, 1, injured in ATV accidentA...

A 1-year-old boy was run over by an all-terrain vehicle operated by his 4-year-old brother.

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St. Cloud Times

Flag disposal ceremony set for May 1Flag disposal ceremony set for...

Flag disposal ceremony set for May 1 on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/19/flag-disposal-ceremony-set-may/7904985/ The West Stearns County American Legion will conduct a flag disposal ceremony at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Lake Henry American Legion Post 612.

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Related Topix: Lake Henry, MN, Albany, MN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Dry summers, cold winters singe some area evergreens

Dry summers, cold winters singe some area evergreens on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/04/18/dry-summers-cold-winters-singe-area-evergreens/7888065/ In winter, a sunny day may cause a tree to open its pores, which allows moisture to escape.

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Related Topix: Weather

St. Cloud Times

Court case to test Minnesota's 'Buy the Farm' law

Court case to test Minnesota's 'Buy the Farm' law on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/18/court-case-test-minnesotas-buy-farm-law/7889483/ Crews work on the power lines for the CapX project near the substation along Stearns County Road 138 in Waite Park.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Waite Park, MN, New Prague, MN, Hampton, MN, Agriculture, Science

St. Cloud Times

Work from 3 generations of Brunos on displayWork from 3 generations...

Work from 3 generations of Brunos on display on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/18/work-generations-brunos-display/7866355/ Large sizes of wood type line a drawer at Bruno Press in St. Joseph.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MN, Graphic Design, Arts, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota veterans aren't going to county services centers

John Kriesel, director of veterans services in Anoka County and an Iraq war veteran, is among those trying to get younger vets to use service offices in counties across Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Anoka County, MN, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fillmore County, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Brush fire spreads to barnBrush fire spreads to barnFirefighters were ...

Brush fire spreads to barn on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/16/brush-fire-spreads-barn/7769849/ Avon and Albany firefighters were called to a barn fire Tuesday in Collegeville Township that started when a brush fire got out control, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Avon, MN, Albany, MN

St. Cloud Times

Bishop Kettler plans Easter Mass at Stearns jailBishop Kettler plans...

Bishop Kettler plans Easter Mass at Stearns jail on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/16/bishop-kettler-plans-easter-mass-stearns-jail/7771251/ Bishop Donald Kettler will be in Stearns County Jail come Sunday to spread his message of hope and love in a place where they are often not found.

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Related Topix: Prison, St. Cloud, MN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

CapX powerline to be energized TuesdayCapX powerline to be energized...

CapX powerline to be energized Tuesday on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/15/capx-powerline-energized-tuesday/7730047/ Crews work on the power lines for the CapX project near the substation along Stearns County Road 138 in Waite Park March 28. In a Monday memo to the state Public Utilities Commission, Ellen Heine, Xcel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Waite Park, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Burning restrictions already in place in parts of Minnesota, moving north

As the snow continues to melt and winds pick up in Minnesota, burning restrictions have been implemented for the central part of the state.

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Related Topix: Cloquet, MN, Carlton, MN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Awards $80,795 to Stearns County: Hazard Mitigation Grant...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $80,795 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to Stearns County Minn., for the construction of a safe room at Melrose Mobile Home Park.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Stearns-Morrison Enterprise

The Enterprise

Distracted driving is a leading crash factor, and the Albany Police Department is urging City of Albany motorists to pay attention behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Albany, MN, Freeport, MN, Sauk Centre, MN, Greenwald, MN

CBS Local

Police: St. Cloud Man Suspected In 2 Robberies Arrested

Authorities said a man suspected of at least two armed robberies in the St. Cloud area was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Waite Park, MN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Minnesota Senate OKs wage increase

Minnesota Senate OKs wage increase on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/09/minnesota-senate-oks-wage-increase/7529913/ Michael Trutwin of Rice joins about 50 others to protest against low pay Wednesday during the Community March Against Poverty Wages along Stearns County Road 1 near the Sartell Wal-Mart store.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Rice, MN, Sartell, MN, US Governors

St. Cloud Times

4 area trail projects get funding4 area trail projects get...

Four trails projects in the St. Cloud area have received more than $1.5 million in federal funding under a new program.

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Related Topix: Avon, MN, St. Cloud, MN, St. Joseph, MN, Waite Park, MN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Stearns hearing planned on allowing golf carts on roadsStearns...

Stearns hearing planned on allowing golf carts on roads on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/08/stearns-hearing-planned-allowing-golf-carts-roads/7469013/ Stearns County has scheduled a public hearing May 6 on whether to allow golf carts on some county roads within cities.

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