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Former Richmond Mayor Arrested, Accused of Stealing Money from Baseball Team

The former mayor of Richmond was arrested Wednesday and is accused of stealing from the amateur baseball team he managed.

Scott Kron, 42, was booked into the Stearns County jail for felony theft and misconduct of a public officer or employee. He was later released.

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Holdingford Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Weekend Shooting

Edwin Vail, 67, of Holdingford is charged with attempted murder in the second degree and first-degree assault after a weekend shooting. - Photo: Stearns County Jail

A 67-year-old Holdingford man was charged in Stearns County with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault after a weekend shooting.

Edwin Vail is accused of shooting another man three times outside of a Holdingford home Saturday during an argument, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.

Clear Lake Man Dies in Accident on Family Farm

A 61-year-old man died after he was pinned underneath a tractor on his family's farm Monday evening in Sherburne County.

Authorities were called to 8523 State St. in Clear Lake at 5:18 p.m. Deputies discovered Brad Braun of Clear Lake under a tractor, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office.

Voters in Elk River School District asked to Help Ease Overcrowding

Voters in the Elk River School District will be asked to help ease problems with the growing student population when they head to the polls this November.

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Police: 3 Stabbed During Large Fight in St. Cloud

Police say three people suffered stab wounds that were not life threatening during a large fight in St. Cloud on Saturday.

Sgt. Jason Burke says officers responded around 5:30 p.m. to a fight involving between 10 to 20 people in the 500 block of 15th Avenue SE.

He says officers located three juvenile males who had non-life threatening injuries.

Plans to Transfer Bison to Second Park Hit Delays

Minneopa State Park - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

State wildlife officials were planning to transfer 15 to 20 bison to Minneopa State Park this year, but the move will be delayed at least a year because of financial and other issues.

A St. Cloud Times report says the transfer was meant to create the second bison herd within the state park system. There are about 96 bison on the 560 acres of Blue Mounds State Park.

Grants Awarded to Help Aging Minnesotans Stay in Homes Longer

Organizations across the state aimed at helping older Minnesotans stay in their homes received grants totaling more than $5.3 million Friday.

Legislators voted to give money to projects that help aging residents, focusing on services like indoor and outdoor chore services, grocery deliveries, home repairs and adult day services.