Stearns County

The jobless rate in Stearns and Todd counties dropped in May as did the size of the labor force available to work. The Stearns jobless rate fell from 5.6 to 4.9 percent while Todd dropped from 6.4 percent to 5.1. The reduction in joblessness was helped by the decline in the number of people available [...]

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Celebration of baseball to raise funds for Stearns History Museum On Wednesday, April 24, former Minnesota Twin Bert Blyleven will headline the Stearns History Museum’s spring event, “Circle Me History,” at the Gorecki Center in St. Joseph. He’ll talk about his own journey “From Small Town to the Big Leagues.” Social hour will be from [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Although varying widely depending on soil type and irrigation levels, crop yields are looking very positive across Stearns and Todd counties. Brian and Sonja Miller with Central Grain in Sauk Centre have found soybean yields in the upper 50s to lower 60s, with corn yields above average at around [...]

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