Stearns County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Stearns County man charged in murder-for-hire plot targeting old girlfriend's fianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Star Tribune

    A Stearns County businessman tried to hire a hit man to take out the fianc of an old girlfriend after she wouldn't resume their affair, federal authorities said. But the man he'd asked to find a hit man backed out, and on Friday Robert James Schueller was charged in connection with a murder-for-hire plot.

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  2. Stearns County Man Charged in Murder-for-Hire PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KSTP

    ... "Fortunately for the intended victim in this case, the contract killing was never carried out. The FBI and Stearns County Sheriff's Office pursued diligently this investigation, and we are grateful for their successful efforts to keep Minnesotans ...

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  3. Jury selected in trial of man accused of killing Mendota Heights police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Star Tribune

    A jury has been selected in the trial of a man accused of gunning down Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick and shooting at three St. Paul police officers. People enter Stearns County Courthouse on the first day of jury selection for the trial of Brian G. Fitch in St. Cloud, Minn.

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  4. Chosen Juror has Connection to Accused Mendota Heights Cop KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | KSTP

    ... Brian Fitch, who is accused of fatally shooting Officer Scott Patrick last July. The trial has been moved to Stearns County. One of the women chosen had delivered medicine to the Stearns County Jail for Fitch; she promised not to disclose any ...

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  5. DeLand column: Thelens' rich life has modest rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | St. Cloud Times

    DeLand column: Thelens' rich life has modest roots Son's $885 million success got its start with parents' Stearns County upbringing Check out this story on sctimes.com: Paul Thelen, left, his son Wyatt and father Tom Thelen enjoyed the Seattle Seahawks' playoff victory Jan. 10 at Qwest Field in Seattle. Sally Salzl grew up on a farm near St. Martin, the eighth of 15 children living in a house that only eventually featured indoor plumbing.

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  6. Four jurors seated in trial of Brian Fitch, accused of killing police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Star Tribune

    People enter Stearns County Courthouse on the first day of jury selection for the trial of Brian G. Fitch in St. Cloud, Minn. on Monday, January 12, 2015.

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  7. 4 Jurors Selected So Far for Trial of Accused Mendota Heights Cop KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KSTP

    Jury selection is continuing Wednesday in the trial of 40-year-old Brian Fitch Sr., who is charged with killing Officer Scott Patrick during a July 30 traffic stop. On Wednesday, a woman and man were chosen as potential jurors were questioned and excused from a Stearns County courtroom.

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  8. Former Boy Scout sues convicted Burnsville scoutmaster, councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | TwinCities

    ... of criminal sexual conduct by a person of authority. The abuse of the boys occurred at Stibal's cabin in Stearns County, at his Burnsville home, at a Cottage Grove drive-in theater and at an Eagan movie theater, the criminal charges said. Stibal ...

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  9. Jury Selection Continues in Trial of Accused Mendota Heights Cop KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KSTP

    ... to a lot of information about the case before the trial, which is also the reason the trial was moved to Stearns County. A lot of the publicity centered on what Fitch allegedly said to officers about his hatred for police officers. When caught, ...

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  10. Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Accused Mendota Heights Cop KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KSTP

    ... about the case before the trial, which is also the reason the trial was moved out of the Twin Cities metro to Stearns County. A lot of the publicity centered on what Fitch allegedly said to officers about his hatred for police officers. When caught, ...

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  11. Jury Selection Begins for Man Accused of Killing OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Defense attorneys are looking for jurors in Stearns County who can be impartial to Brian Fitch, the man accused of killing a police officer in Dakota County. Jury selection began Monday in St. Cloud in Fitch's murder trial.

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  12. Man Accused in Officer's Death on Trial MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | KSTP

    And on Monday in Stearns County, Officer Scott Patrick's family and the community of Mendota Heights will face Brian Fitch Sr. - the man accused of the murder. It all started with an outburst of violence that ended Patrick's life last July on a Twin Cities street.

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  13. Trial of Brian Fitch, accused of killing Mendota Heights officer, begins in St. CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Star Tribune

    ... bedrock of the American judicial system: the presumption of innocence. When potential jurors file into the Stearns County Courthouse Monday morning, it will be nearly six months since police officer Scott Patrick, 47, tried to make a routine traffic ...

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  14. Fitch murder trial set to begin Monday in St. CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | St. Cloud Times

    Fitch murder trial set to begin Monday in St. Cloud Trail of suspected killer of Mendota Heights police officer moved to Stearns County Check out this story on sctimes.com: Jurors from Stearns County will decide whether a Twin Cities man is guilty of killing a Mendota Heights police officer this summer. Jury selection begins Monday morning in St. Cloud in the trial of Brian Fitch Sr., who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick.

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  15. Lengthy Trial Expected For Brian Fitch Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | CBS Local

    ... counties. In December, a judge granted a change of venue, allowing the trial to be moved to St. Cloud in Stearns County. The judge said that with all the media attention last summer it would be difficult for Fitch to get a fair trial. According to ...

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  16. Crossarms raise cost of Lake Wobegon trail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | St. Cloud Times

    ... per day is pushing up the cost of the Lake Wobegon Regional Trail extension by a quarter million dollars. Stearns County is negotiating with BNSF for property to extend the recreational trail from its current end point in St. Joseph to River's Edge ...

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  17. Organic farmers gather in St. CloudRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Marshall Independent

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the majority of organic producers in the state live in Stearns County, so St. Cloud will again host the state's organic conference Friday and Saturday. About 650 Minnesota farmers were certified organic in 2010.

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  18. Hundreds of organic farmers gather in St. CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the majority of organic producers in the state live in Stearns County, so St. Cloud will again host the state's organic conference Friday and Saturday. About 650 Minnesota farmers were certified organic in 2010.

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  19. Hundreds of organic farmers gather to network, learn latest trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Star Tribune

    ... industry. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the majority of organic producers in the state live in Stearns County, so St. Cloud will again host the state's organic conference Friday and Saturday. About 650 Minnesota farmers were certified ...

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  20. DWI arrests up over the holidays, down for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Star Tribune

    ... arresting agencies were the State Patrol's Rochester district with 44, the St. Cloud district with 43 and the Stearns County Sheriff's Office with 37. To see where drivers where arrested, click here. StarTribune.com welcomes and encourages readers ...

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