June 11 Sartell police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department. May 30

Two new Sartell road projects begin June 11

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com While construction work continues on Pinecone Road, two new projects start Monday, June 11. Pinecone Road is closed from 15th Street to 27th Street and from 35th Street to 40th Street. Riverside Avenue and 12th Street N. are the best routes for drivers on the south end of the detour. A special website has been created for updates on the Pinecone

Early filing period ends with primary elections set for Stearns sheriff, St. Cloud school board

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com Area voters can look forward to two primary elections as a result of candidate filings that closed June 5. The primary election is Aug. 14. Stearns County voters will elect the first new sheriff in 16 years after four men filed. Nine people filed for three seats on the St. Cloud school board. The general election

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