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A 43-year-old Long Prairie woman was charged by the Stearns County Attorney’s Office with eight counts of felony theft in early May, for embezzling nearly $1.3 million from Minnesota Veterinary Associates, since 2008. Sherry Anderson worked in the accounting department, doing payroll and deposits ...Read More
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The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) will be holding six “What you Need to Know” district meetings throughout the state, including one in Sauk Centre, to provide farmers with important updates on Minnesota’s buffer law. Also expected to be covered are proposed changes to federal ethan...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent A mother’s worst fear was realized for Sauk Centre resident Danielle Lade when she received a phone call informing her that her son was at the hospital in critical condition. Four-year-old  William Vener fell into an unattended burning fire pit, leaving 53 percent of...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Keeping the family farm going for a 100 years is quite a feat. This year, there have been several farms in the area that have been honored with the Century Farm title. Perhaps one of the most unique farms on this year’s list is Erickson’s Petting Zoo of Osakis. Dave...Read More
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Some people’s wheels are turning about making electric vehicles the way of the future. While some pull up to a gas station to fill up, others are just plugging in to drive. We meet up with the IT Director for Dairyland Peach and owner of a Volt electric vehicle who shows us how these cars have [....Read More
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In an effort to curb alcohol-related boating accidents and deaths, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other public safety agencies around the state will ramp up patrols for intoxicated boaters June 26-28. The amplified enforcement efforts are part of Operation Dry Water – a national...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Owning a business is a dream many people share. There are many benefits for owning a business. It provides the independence of being your own boss, the pride in your own work and finding a niche that you are truly happy in. There are also many challenges, and new thrift...Read More
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Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer, Randy Schreifels, took home the Minnesota Association of County Officers (MACO) highest honor. Schreifels was given the Honor Roll at MACO’s annual conference. This award is presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding service and contributions to the ...Read More
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Remodeling of the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center (LEC) is complete. Stearns County needed to renovate the facility to improve jail safety and security and to allow for better use of the space to ease overcrowding. Construction began in December 2013.  Phase one renovated the first floor to u...Read More
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Midwest Machinery Company has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune Sunday, June 14. The report can also be found at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2015. Produced by the same team that compiles th...Read More
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