A string of break-ins happened in Waite Park Monday night. The Waite Park Police Department says seven vehicle break-ins were reported in the Sunwood Park, 8th Street South, 9th Street South and 2nd Avenue South areas.
A trailer break-in has grounded a popular local hot air balloon. Freedom Flight spokesman Luke Cesnik says the thieves broke into their trailers earlier this month while they were parked at McKay's auto dealership in Waite Park.
One man is in the hospital and another man has been arrested after a shooting in Waite Park. Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud tells WJON news that a Stearns County Deputy was flagged down by the man who had been shot.