St. Joseph police chief resigns

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by Dave DeMars news@thenewsleaders.com After 30 minutes of discussion in a closed session at the end of the June 4 regular meeting, the St. Joseph City Council accepted the resignation of Police Chief Joel Klein. The city administrator received Klein’s letter of resignation on May 31 effective immediately. The final action was the council’s acceptance of the resignation June 4.

CR 75 resurfacing delayed until 2019

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The major work on resurfacing CR 75 will be delayed until the summer of 2019, Stearns County Engineer Jodi Teich told county commissioners on June 5. The county needed federal approval before advertising for bids on the $10 million project. The delay means work would not be able to start until August at the earliest and

Warning lights on CR 2 reduce collisions

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com The warning-light system installed at the CR 2/Minnesota Street intersection west of St. Joseph appears to have reduced collisions. From fall of 2012 when the intersection was constructed until the fall of 2014, there were eight collisions at the intersection. Five of those involved serious injuries including one fatality. Since the warning lights were installed in