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2017 finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way are, front, from left: Ashley Warren, Abby Hopp, Rebecca Schubert, Shelby Campbell, Quinci Scherber and Margaret Socha. Back, from left: Anna Broll, Jessaca Zuidema, Emily Annexstad, Gina Holdvogt, Samantha Traxler and Madalin Lindahl. photo courtesy of the Midwest Dairy Association
2017 finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way are, front, from left: Ashley Warren, Abby Hopp, Rebecca Schubert, Shelby Campbell, Quinci Scherber and Margaret Socha. Back, from left: Anna Broll, Jessaca Zuidema, Emily Annexstad, Gina Holdvogt, Samantha Traxler and Madalin Lindahl. photo courtesy of the Midwest Dairy Association
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Stearns, Benton County Women Among 12 Finalists for ‘Princess Kay of the Milky Way’

A young woman from both Stearns and Benton counties has been named among the 12 finalists for the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. The winner will be crowned in August, the day before the start of the Minnesota State Fair.

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Photo Provided by theStearns County Sheriff's Office
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Stearns County Authorities Searching for Missing Teen

A teenager has gone missing from Alexandria. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 17-year-old Tekoa Dotson of Brooten disappeared sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning.

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Stearns County To Hold Property Auction

Stearns County is holding another surplus auction. The county will be selling excess equipment and other items seized through the sheriff's department.

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Not Worried About Measles? It’s Spread to Central Minnesota Now

The measles outbreak has been limited to a county in the Twin Cities, until now. Stearns county can now be added to the list, and very likely much more to come.

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Department of Health Confirms New Case of Measles in Stearns County

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed a new case of measles this time in Stearns County.

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Lost Sauk Rapids Boy Found

Stearns County deputies found a lost nine-year-old boy Monday night.

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Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner -- WJON News
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner -- WJON News
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Stearns County Sheriff To Retire Next Month

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner has decided to call it a career. Sanner announced his retirement Tuesday during the Stearns County Board meeting.

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Photo by Lee Voss, WJON via Minnesota DNR
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Stearns County Working to Prevent Spread of AIS

There were more than 21,500 inspections for aquatic invasive species conducted on Stearns County lakes in 2016.

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Kimball Teenager Hurt in Highway 15 Crash

A Kimball girl was hurt in a crash on Highway 15 Saturday night.

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Predatory Offender Moving To St. Cloud

The St. Cloud Police Department is warning you about a level 3 Predatory-Offender moving back into the area.

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UPDATE: Area Cities, Stearns County Approve Funding for Lake Wobegon Trail Extension

The Stearns County board of commissioners has approved approximately $200,000 to help cover the cost of extending the Lake Wobegon Trail from St. Joseph into Waite Park.

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Fear of Safety Causes Spike in Permit to Carry Applications For Benton, Stearns Counties

Reports of violent attacks, increased threats of terrorism and fears of political change has many Benton and Stearns County residents rethinking their rights to bare arms.

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