Stearns County Newswire

Stearns County Newswire

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  1. Woman to pay about $200,000 for tainting chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Cloud Times

    ... chicken sold to food service and institutional outlets. Slye was also sentenced to serve 90 days in the Stearns County Jail. She can serve in three segments of 30 days over three years on work release. She will be on probation for five years. Dirt ...

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  2. More than 260 crashes on icy Minnesota roads in past 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    Minnesota State Patrol deputies had a busy Friday night, responding to more than 260 crashes on icy and snowy roads across the state in a 24-hour period. People were injured in 33 of those crashes, patrol spokeswoman Lt.

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  3. Chickenpox Cases Grow in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | WDIO

    Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says nearly 400 cases have been reported, the highest number since 2013 when about 480 cases were reported. Schultz tells KARE-TV there's an outbreak of 15 cases in one Hennepin County school and another six cases in Stearns County.

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  4. Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al FrankenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 15 | Northfield News

    Shortly after Tina Smith was named successor to Al Franken, a legal battle erupted over control of the Minnesota Senate - and the state Supreme Court might have to settle it.

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  5. Studies Show an Outbreak of Chickenpox in Minnesota ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... Schultz tells KARE-TV there's an outbreak of 15 cases in one Hennepin County school and another six cases in Stearns County. He says that outbreaks typically happen in private or charter schools where there's a higher percentage of unvaccinated ...

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  6. Charges: Suspect arrested near Bismarck fired fatal shot during Minnesota robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Valley News Live

    Prosecutors have charged a St. Cloud man jailed in North Dakota with murder in a fatal shooting at an apartment in central Minnesota. Twenty-year-old Desmond Ormandy Barzey was charged Monday in Stearns County with unintentional second-degree murder as well as assault and being a felon in possession of a handgun.

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  7. Charges: Minnesota suspect fired fatal shot during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | SFGate

    ... shooting at an apartment in central Minnesota. Twenty-year-old Desmond Ormandy Barzey was charged Monday in Stearns County with unintentional second-degree murder as well as assault and being a felon in possession of a handgun. According to the ...

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  8. 'The right thing': Central Minn. weighs in on FrankenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | St. Cloud Times

    ... women (alleging misconduct) are brave enough, fine, take him to court." Martin is the DFL party leader for Stearns County, and believes that recent allegations of sexual harassment have not been "properly investigated or adjudicated." Ringsmuth ...

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  9. Avon (Mn.) native to head Americas division of global accountantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Star Tribune

    ... and has held a variety of roles, including Chicago office managing partner." Grier, who grew up in Stearns County, earned a degree in accounting from Saint Mary's College of Notre Dame in Indiana. She previously served as a member of the U.S. ...

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  10. Stearns County hearing on release of Jacob Wetterling documents pushed to JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Star Tribune

    ... case file, which contains some 10,000 documents and 56,000 pages of information, was set to be released by Stearns County in June until Patty and Jerry Wetterling, Jacob's parents, sought to stop it in hopes of keeping 168 pages permanently sealed ...

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  11. US government sues Stearns County over Wetterling documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | St. Cloud Times

    ... case review thousands of documents in the case file Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Wetterling Room at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center. Much of the case file will become public information but private details must be redacted first. Officials ...

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  12. Rock & Roll Christmas show set at Cragun'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... since the beginning. She headed the Midwest Led Zeppelin tribute band, Blimp, and is a member of the Stearns County Pachanga Society Vocalist Tim Haussner has been a singer/songwriter/guitarist for many different groups in the past 10 years. He has ...

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  13. Minneapolis filmmaker tackles Jacob Wetterling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... a friend in St. Joseph. "There was a push (in 2014) to get the case solved, and they put up billboards around Stearns County with the age-progression images of Jacob, and the words 'Still Missing' were across the billboards," Newberry said. "When I ...

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  14. LED Traffic Lights Getting Bogged Down By SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | CBS Local

    ... will require some "modest corrections" to the Legislature's budget passed earlier this year. US Gov't Sues Stearns County Over Wetterling Documents The U.S. government is asking a state court judge to order that FBI documents related to the Jacob ...

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  15. Department of Justice wants Wetterling case documents returned to the FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Star Tribune

    The dispute over the release of the Jacob Wetterling investigative file grew more complicated Tuesday when the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint with Stearns County demanding that it return all of the FBI's documents in the case. The move to intervene in the case and reclaim possession of the documents will almost certainly extend court proceedings and further delay the release of any of the file, which should shed light on the inner workings of an abduction investigation that gripped a state and region for 27 years.

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  16. Basketball fund swindle nets Avon woman probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | St. Cloud Times

    ... It was used for purchases at Victoria's Secret, Hollister, Games by James, Ulta and other places in the Stearns County area, according to the court documents. For each felony swindle count Ritzer admitted to, she obtained property or services ...

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  17. Sheriff: Shed Destroyed In Stearns County FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | CBS Local

    ... - Authorities say two people are safe but a shed was completely destroyed in a fire early Sunday morning in Stearns County. Stearns County sheriff's deputies received a report of a building fire at about 1:36 a.m. Sunday on the 31000 block of Maple ...

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  18. Cold Spring honors police officer Tom Decker five years after fatal shooting outside barRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    ... near the spot where the 31-year-old was shot Nov. 29, 2012. It's one of three "end of watch" signs that Stearns County installed this year for officers killed in the line of duty. The signs, paid for by the local Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police ...

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  19. Clear Lake man killed in Stearns County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    A 38-year-old driver from Clear Lake, Minn., was killed and a passenger in his car was critically injured late Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Rockville, Minn., in Stearns County. The man, whose name has not been released, was driving a 2000 Buick Park Avenue north on County Road 8 at 10 p.m. when he failed to yield at a stop sign at Hwy.

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  20. Former Wetterling Person of Interest's Attorney says Client is Satisfied with Judge's RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | KSTP

    The attorney for a one-time person-of-interest in the investigation into the abduction of Jacob Wetterling called Thursday's decision by a federal judge "well-reasoned," despite the fact portions of the lawsuit filed by Dan Rassier and his mother Rita were dismissed. Rassier, whose family owns a farm close to where the abduction occurred, filed a lawsuit against former Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Stearns County and BCA Agent Ken McDonald earlier this spring.

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