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Sunday Aug 24 | Star Tribune

Welcome Canadian Breeze - Tornado Touchdowns near Gilman Sunday

Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Gilman, MN, Ireland, World News, Minnesota, Weather

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Letter: Emergency responders back SkwiraLetter: Emergency responders...

Letter: Emergency responders back Skwira Skwira's support from police, fire groups speaks volumes about Benton sheriff's race Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/22/letter-emergency-responders-back-skwira/14425721/ After interviewing both the candidates for sheriff of Benton County on their priorities ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sauk Rapids, MN, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud chief defends police use of military tools

St. Cloud chief defends police use of military tools Scenes of Ferguson, Missouri, clashes ignite nationwide debate.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Times Writers Group: Kids at fairs show they're winnersTimes Writers...

Times Writers Group: Kids at fairs show they're winners Visits to Stearns, Benton fairs find many youngsters doing more things right than we did.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Foley, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN, Stearns County, MN, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Highway 10 overpass opens in RiceHighway 10 overpass opens in RiceThe ...

Highway 10 overpass opens in Rice The new Highway 10 westbound bridge spanning Benton County Road 2 opened Friday morning Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/15/highway-overpass-opens-rice/14103353/ The new U.S. Highway 10 westbound bridge spanning Benton County Road 2 opened early Friday morning, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rice, MN

Wed Aug 13, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Granite posts on southside are historical project

Granite posts on southside are historical project 47 posts installed to resemble hitching posts that once dotted the neighborhood Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/asksctimes/2014/08/13/granite-posts-southside-historical-project/14001547/ Question: What is the meaning behind the granite obelisks on Ninth Avenue ... (more)

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Foley nonprofit gives away fruits, vegetables

Foley nonprofit gives away fruits, vegetables About 150 consumers showed up Monday for the August event.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Foley, MN, Fruits

St. Cloud Times

Deputy who shot at suspect was justified, review saysDeputy who shot...

Deputy who shot at suspect was justified, review says Sherburne County reviewed the July 31 incident in which gunfire was exchanged Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/11/deputy-shot-suspect-justified-review-says/13917093/ The Benton County deputy who exchanged gunfire with a man July 31 outside a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sherburne County, MN

Sun Aug 10, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Man hits Benton County courthouse with vehicleMan hits Benton County...

Man hits Benton County courthouse with vehicle The man, who is in his 70s, was found unresponsive in the driver's seat.

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Related Topix: Foley, MN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota fundraisersCentral Minnesota fundraisersA schedule...

Central Minnesota fundraisers A schedule of area fundraisers and charitable events Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/08/central-minnesota-fundraisers/13798289/ 5th Annual Alise Post Charity Palooza, Pineview Park BMX, 6540 Saukview Drive.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Clearwater, MN, Roosevelt, MN, St. Joseph, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN

St. Cloud Times

Wright County issues 224 speeding ticketsWright County issues 224...

Wright County issues 224 speeding tickets Stearns County deputy tags driver going 106 mph Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/08/wright-county-issues-speeding-tickets/13792171/ The Wright County Sheriff's Office was among the agencies outside the metro area issuing the highest number of speeding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wright County, MN, Stearns County, MN, Sherburne County, MN

St. Cloud Times

Waste pesticide collection set for Benton CountyWaste pesticide...

Waste pesticide collection set for Benton County The collection will be from 9-11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the city garage in Foley.

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Related Topix: Foley, MN, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 05, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Foley food truck debuts its winning dog at Benton fair

Foley food truck debuts its winning dog at Benton fair After keeping 'Deep Fried Masters' victory a secret, Zerebko unveils Dynamite Dog.

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Related Topix: Foley, MN, Dining, Sauk Rapids, MN

Mon Aug 04, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Bail set for man accused of shooting at Benton deputyBail set for man ...

Bail set for man accused of shooting at Benton deputy Judge sets bail for St. Cloud man at $100,000 after Thursday incident.

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St. Cloud Times

The Benton County Fair prepares to open on Tuesday in Sauk Rapids at the Benton County Fairgrounds.

Big TV, powwow, pigs are part of Benton County Fair Fair opens its six-day run Tuesday in Sauk Rapids Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/04/big-tv-powwow-pigs-part-benton-county-fair/13595403/ It will be impossible to miss.

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Related Topix: Sauk Rapids, MN, Agriculture, Science, St. Cloud, MN

Sun Aug 03, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Candidates target property tax in Benton CountyCandidates target...

Candidates target property tax in Benton County Niess and Popp are vying for District 2 commissioner seat.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

St. Cloud Times

1 in custody after gunfire exchanged in Benton County

After the call, law enforcement in St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, and Benton County began to patrol area storage businesses.

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Related Topix: Sauk Rapids, MN

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