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September 20, 2018
Sheriff: Wetterling investigation went 'off the rails' as FBI chased multiple leads, killer remained free
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- It took 27 years to get a confession out of Jacob Wetterling’s killer, but investigators had substantial evidence against...
September 20, 2018 - 4:40pm
September 15, 2018
Investigators identify man accused of shooting Minnesota officer with arrow
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Authorities have identified the man suspected of shooting a Stearns County deputy with an arrow. Ramey James Olson,...
September 15, 2018 - 10:14pm
September 13, 2018
Suspect in custody after allegedly shooting Stearns County deputy with compound bow
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. — A man is in custody after allegedly shooting a Stearns County deputy in the arm with an arrow early Thursday afternoon,...
September 13, 2018 - 6:26pm
August 31, 2018
With truck stuck in manure, Minnesota burglary case turns smellier than most
ST. CLOUD — Something didn't smell right when Stearns County deputies were called to a report of a burglary of lumber and other items from...
August 31, 2018 - 5:44pm
August 2, 2018
Pilot walks away uninjured after malfunctioning plane crashes in central Minnesota cornfield
WATKINS, Minn. — A pilot walked away unscathed after the plane he was piloting malfunctioned and crashed Thursday morning, Aug. 2, in a...
August 2, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 20, 2018
Police seek van after occupant shoots shotgun at front windshield of passing dump truck
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. -- Authorities are looking for van after an occupant fired a shotgun at the windshield of a passing dump truck on Wednesday,...
July 20, 2018 - 5:19pm
April 10, 2018
Murdered Paynesville grandfather bailed out grandson in December
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A Paynesville man charged in the homicides of his grandparents last month in Stearns County was free on bail at the...
April 10, 2018 - 9:51pm
March 31, 2018
Lives of Paynesville couple celebrated just as they had wanted
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. - Friends, family and the Paynesville community celebrated the lives of Wilbert "Wilie" and Gloria Scheel exactly the way...
March 31, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 30, 2018
Judge rules Wetterling documents must go back to FBI
A Stearns County judge has ruled that a portion of contested files in the Jacob Wetterling investigation must be returned to the FBI. The agency...
March 30, 2018 - 10:18am
March 29, 2018
Prosecutors seek maximum sentence for man charged with murdering grandparents
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Stearns County prosecutors said they plan to seek the maximum sentence allowed for Gregory Allen Scheel, 33, of Paynesville,...
March 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
October 10, 2017
Toddler's best friend: Family dog locates, stays with missing 2-year-old Minn. boy until authorities arrive
STEARNS COUNTY, Minn.—A 2-year-old Minnesota boy has been found safe after the family's dog played a key role in assisting authorities...
October 10, 2017 - 4:06pm
September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
June 27, 2017
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
ST. CLOUD-- Several Minnesota media organizations have asked to be allowed to intervene in a court case involving the release of documents from...
June 27, 2017 - 9:14pm
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to Stearns County
ST. PAUL -- A measles outbreak that began last month in Hennepin County has grown to 29 confirmed cases and has spread to Stearns County, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The outbreak’s victims have all been children age 5 and younger, and only one is known to have...
April 27, 2017 - 9:51pm
September 9, 2016
Search warrant documents provide more detail on Wetterling case
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Stearns County authorities have released documents connected to search warrants conducted in the investigation of the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Released by order of a judge Thursday, the documents detail the investigation into Wetterling’s disappearance...
September 9, 2016 - 9:52pm