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U-turn causes two-vehicle injury crash

STAPLES, MN (Valley News Live)- Two women were taken to the hospital after a two-car crash in Todd County Wednesday morning. It happened on Hwy 10 at 12th Street in Staples, MN around 7 a.m. Fifty-five year old Nola Schultz of Verndale was heading westbound on Hwy. 10 on the right shoulder. Meanwh

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:46:00

SUV rear-ends semitrailer, injuring girl

MOTLEY-A 16-year-old passenger in an SUV suffered injury following a rear-end crash with a semitrailer. The Minnesota State Patrol reported the crash occurred at 5:04 p.m. Monday, near the intersection of Highway 64 and 124th Street Southwest north of Motley. According to the crash report, a Mack se

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 12:01:01

Fire destroys Nisswa beauty shop

NISSWA-The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire that destroyed a building housing a beauty shop early Tuesday morning in Nisswa. The Nisswa Fire Department was called at 4:11 a.m. to a building on fire on the former Boberg Lumber property, just north of Wendy's in Nisswa off of Highwa

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 23:02:38

Brother charged for sister's murder in stabbing case

The Cambridge man accused of stabbing his sister multiple times has been charged for her murder. David Michael Otey, 37, made his first appearance Tuesday in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd, where he was charged with felony second-degree intentional murder without premeditation. Crosby p

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 18:14:53

Head-on collision with semitrailer injures 23-year-old

A 23-year-old man had to be freed from his crushed car following a two-vehicle, head-on collision with a semitrailer Monday. The crash occurred at 6:16 a.m. on Crow Wing County Highway 3, north of the Mill Avenue Bridge in Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash involv

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 10:01:01

Woman injured in 2-vehicle crash

ISLE-A 64-year-old woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 7:53 p.m. Sunday on Highway 169 in Onamia Township in Mille Lacs County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Toyota RAV4, driven by Carolyn J. Lee of Onamia, was stopped at a stop sign on Roosevelt Road waiting to turn right onto south

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 11:01:01

Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement

Crow Wing County commissioners wanted to know whether Crow Wing Energized, a community health and wellness movement, was working in the county as of Tuesday. Representatives of the project led and funded by the county, Essentia Health and the Statewide Health Improvement Project gave an update at th

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 16:01:01

Women's health, wellness event scheduled in Brainerd

Area ladies are invited to be inspired, pampered and motivated at a special event designed to empower them to take better care of themselves. Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's fourth annual women's health and wellness event is from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Northern Pacific Event Center

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-01-17 11:31:01

Jury selection starts in Erie homicide case

The four defendants are accused in the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Shakur Franklin. The lengthy process of jury selection has started for the homicide trial against four defendants accused in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Erie County Judge William R. Cunningham allocated three days for

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 22:02:40

Attempted homicide added in Erie shooting

City man held for court Wednesday on all charges in the January 2017 robbery and shooting. An Erie man accused of shooting another man in a January 2017 robbery that his brother was also charged with participating in is facing trial on charges including an attempted homicide count that prosecutors a

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 21:14:11

Trial to open for 4 in slaying of teen at Erie party

ERIE, Pa. (AP) - Jury selection has begun for the trial of four defendants in the slaying of one of two teenagers shot at an outdoor party following an all-star high school football game in northwestern Pennsylvania 2 years ago. The Erie Times-News reports that opening statements are scheduled Monda

AP - 2018-01-17 16:21:08

Driver who missed exit causes accident while driving backwards

Upon investigation, it was found that Carolina Knappenberger, 25, of Westfield, was driving backwards down Shortman Road because she had missed her turn. At the same time, the second driver, Karen Koenig, 33, of Dover, NH, was traveling through the intersection of Shortman Road and the I-90 ramp and

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Erie School Board limits tax hike

School taxes in the city of Erie will not go up by more than 3.7 percent in 2018-19, and any increase is likely to be much less. The Erie School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution that prohibits the board from raising property taxes by more than 3.7 percent, or the state-establishe

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-18 00:24:44

Erie Community Foundation to fund 'transformational' projects

Ten projects will receive up to $250,000 each to build on 'Shaping Erie' grants. The Erie Community Foundation will grant up to $2.5 million in 2018 for "shovel-ready" projects to move Erie forward. The foundation on Wednesday launched an initiative to fund as many as 10 projects for grants of up to

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 21:07:53

Erie ready to become Blue Zones community

If the community accepts, the well-being and health initiative would work to help people live longer, healthier lives. Blue Zones Project officials announced that Erie is ready to become a Blue Zones community. The news came during a public meeting at the Hirt Auditorium, which about 120 people atte

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:29:54

Ex-Erie County DA employee gets state prison in thefts

Jennifer Sasso pleaded guilty in December to stealing thousands of dollars from office accounts. A former employee of the Erie County District Attorney's office will spend at least nine months in prison following her sentencing Tuesday for stealing more than $147,000 from office accounts. Jennifer L

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-16 15:38:50

Priciest home sales in East Islip

The three highest-priced home sales in East Islip last month ranged from $560,000 to $3.2 million. The priciest East Islip home sold in December was a 6-bedroom, 4.55-bath waterfront colonial on 2.6 acres at 88 Meadow Farm Road Court that sold for $3.2 million. It was listed by David Sanders of Eric

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 13:44:43

'Older' Woman Stole Items From Commack Target: Police

COMMACK, NY - Police are seeking a woman who stole items from a Commack store last month. According to police, an "older woman" stole assorted merchandise from Target on 98 Veterans Highway on December 9 at 8 p.m. When security personnel approached her, the woman refused to return to the store and

PATCH - 2018-01-17 17:53:16

Islip Town board approves $500G for nutrition program

Islip Town officials have renewed funding for a nutrition program that provides meals to aging residents in need of food assistance. Town board members on Dec. 19 approved plans to apply for and accept $500,000 in funding from the Suffolk County office for the Aging to continue operating the program

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-17 01:36:10

Long Island weather: Mostly rain with no snow accumulation likely

It was 39 degrees at 5 a.m. in Ronkonkoma, but temperatures were expected to fall to about freezing by early evening, forecasters said. There will be rain and possibly snow Wednesday on Long Island, but no accumulation is expected, forecasters said. The morning rain could change to snow in the after

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-17 10:37:29