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Nashville stars to perform at MOL benefit show
It is always a special feeling for comedian Steve Hall of Nashville, Tenn. to return to his home state Minnesota with his sidekick, Shotgun Red. This time, he is looking forward to performing at the 2018 Nashville Country Christmas Show, Wednesday, Dec. 26, in Little Falls.
John “Tom” Magee
John “Tom” Magee, age 87, of Aitkin, Minnesota, formerly of Hutchinson and Ortonville, Minnesota, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018, at Riverwood Healthcare Center Hospital in Aitkin. Arrangements are pending with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson.
Charges allege Brainerd man assaulted woman in presence of child
A 31-year-old Brainerd man is accused of punching a woman with a closed fist multiple times and throwing an empty sippy cup that hit a 1-year-old child while the woman was feeding the child.
Woman dies at hospital after crash
BAXTER—A 67-year-old Crosslake woman was injured Saturday, Dec. 15, when the vehicle she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree on the 14000 block of Forest Drive in Baxter.
Health department issues immediate 90-day suspension of Aitkin County care facility's license
A home care facility in northern Minnesota has had its license suspended for 90 days because of "serious alleged violations" of state laws. The Minnesota Department of Health issued an immediate suspension of the comprehensive home care license belonging to Chappy's Golden Shores assisted living fac
Area Wrestling: Road Crew registers easy win over Mille Lacs
ONAMIA—Rylie Wilson's 50-second pin was the quickest of nine falls by the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew in a 66-15 win over the Mille Lacs Raiders at the Mille Lacs Quadrangular Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Police Blotter - Dec. 18
ARRESTS—A 24-year-old man was arrested at 7:03 p.m. Thursday for reckless discharge of a firearm in a school zone (Washington Educational Services Building) and disorderly conduct on the 700 block of South Ninth Street following a report of a shooting complaint. It was reported the man shot multiple
Strategies could improve impaired lakes in Carlton County
Hasty Brook, located in the northeast corner of Carlton County and part of the Grand Rapids Watershed, was recently added to the impaired waters list for high levels of E. coli.
Minnesota driver hits horse-drawn buggy from behind, killing two
AVON, Minn. — Two adults are dead after their horse-drawn buggy was struck from behind by a Ford F-150 pickup at 11:17 a.m. Sunday on County Road 9 north of Avon. The crash was reported by the pickup’s OnStar impact activation system. Several passers-by stopped to assist at the crash scene. While of
Minnesota youth hockey coach dies after hitting his head on the ice
A longtime Minnesota youth hockey coach who suffered a significant brain injury when he hit his head on the ice has died. The tragic news was posted to Harv Graczyk's GoFundMe account over the weekend, with an update saying the needs of the fundraiser had shifted from medical expenses to funeral exp
Garth Brooks to Play Second Minnesota Show
(KNSI) - Country music superstar Garth Brooks is announcing another show for the Twin Cities. Brooks will be playing Friday, May 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium, in addition to his May 4th concert at the same venue. Garth had hoped to make the announcement in person this morning, but the door to his plane wo
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
The Crow Wing County Budget Committee reviewed proposed changes to county fee schedules just days before a public hearing and slated board adoption of the final 2019 budget and levy.
Yet Another Lettuce Recall In Minnesota
In news that is only good for children who don't like to eat their vegetables, Minnesota now has yet another food produce recall to worry about. You know that there has already been a massive recall on Romaine lettuce, which I swear has been one of those "at risk" foods all year long. Unfortunately,
Police looking for 'armed and intoxicated' man in Blaine, Minnesota
BLAINE, Minn. (FOX 9) - Update (1:15 p.m.) - The suspect is in custody, according to the Blaine Police Department. Police in Blaine, Minnesota are searching for an "armed and intoxicated" man in a residential neighborhood Monday morning.
Pickup Truck Hits Horse and Buggy in Minnesota, Killing 2
A pickup truck smashed into a horse and buggy near Avon, Minnesota, on Dec. 16, killing two. The single horse-drawn buggy had a 72-year-old male and a 66-year-old female inside when the crash occurred, and their identities were not revealed by the sheriff’s department, Fox9 reported.
Enjoy 150 MPH Winds Indoors At This Minnesota Center
Thrill seekers will be all over this. Minnesota is getting its first Indoor Skydiving Center where thrill seekers can simulate what 150 mph winds are like, free falling down, just like they jumped out of an airplane. Without actually doing the later.
Minnesota Police Department Adds Opioid Technician
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Minnesota State Patrol recruiting more women
The Minnesota State Patrol hopes more women will choose to wear the uniform. The agency held its annual Women in Law Enforcement Information Session in Golden Valley Saturday. Lt. Col. Rochelle Schrofer wasn't always with the Minnesota State Patrol. After working in the information technology field,
Workers protest outside Minnesota Amazon warehouse
Yesterday afternoon, Somali-American workers marched outside of Amazon’s Shakopee, Minnesota fulfillment center, chanting “hear our voice.” Estimates of the exact number of marches vary from source to source, but The Minneapolis Star Tribune puts it at around 100.
Cass County Sheriff’s Report
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to 379 incidents between Dec. 2-8, including the following:. Accident with injuries, Rainy Lake Road, Backus. Assault, Breezy Point, Walker.