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Minnesota man gets 18 months tacked on to prison sentence

A former Minnesotan already facing five years in prison in connection with a Dunn County case had an extra 18 months tacked onto that sentence during a hearing on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Barron County Circuit Court.


Minnesota Weather: 10 Inches Of Snow Possible In Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES, MN — Wednesday will feature heavy snow, icy roads, and slow travel. A winter storm warning is in effect in all of central and southern Minnesota. Some parts of central Minnesota could see up to 10 inches of snow fall today, including the Twin Cities metro. Expect extremely difficult mor


Law enforcement association honors employees for outstanding service

The Isanti County Law Enforcement Association held its an annual banquet on Feb. 7 at Chapala’s in Cambridge to honor those people that have received awards for their outstanding service to the community during the previous year.


Napkin, genealogy site lead police to arrest Minnesota businessman in 1993 murder

MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities say a napkin and a genealogy site led them to arrest a Minnesota business man in connection with a 25-year-old murder case that had gone cold. Prosecutors say they used DNA from a genealogy website, then tracked the hockey dad to his daughter's hockey game. They watched as


City of Cambridge snow removal frequently asked questions

The snowy weather the last couple of weeks has triggered a number of questions concerning the city’s rules concerning the removal of that snow that has just fallen on your sidewalk or driveway. Here are a few of the questions that are most frequently asked. For a complete list of the ordinances conc


Frederick Melo: Don’t just do it — dream it!

It’s the end of the semester, and not only have you not studied for your final exam, you’re also not wearing pants. The performance anxiety/public humiliation dream is so common, it’s almost cliche. I mean, I have a variation of that one nightly. Toss me a tough one, why don’t you, like hanging out


The Best Thing About Minnesota’s Extreme Cold and Snowy Winter

We've been enduring a particularly cold and snowy winter even by Minnesota standards, but there's at least one good thing about it. We're in the middle of the snowiest February ever in Rochester, and before the snow, we had bitter cold temperatures of 30 below zero. But, we DO have the Polar Vortex


Couple's love stands the test of time

For Fritz and Doris Panning it was love at first sight back in 1958, and it’s been love for the past 60 years. The couple, who live at Walker Methodist Levande in Cambridge, met for the first time in the hallways of the elementary school where they were both teachers.


Snow will continue through much of day in west central Minnesota

WILLMAR - Area schools are closed and snow plows are out in force as a winter storm continues to track through the area during the day. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that major highways in the Willmar area remain completely covered with a mix of snow, ice or slush and that motor


Cambridge approves purchase of former nursing home for Cambridge Public Library, headquarters

A new Cambridge Public Library and East Central Regional Library headquarters located in the former GracePointe Crossing Gables East building is looking more promising. During the Cambridge City Council meeting on Jan. 22, by a vote of 4-0, the council approved a purchase agreement with Brian Bass,


Minnesota couple busted with meth in Arizona

Eveleth, MN (Learfield) - An investigation involving law enforcement in northeast Minnesota and Arizona lands a couple from Eveleth in jail on felony drug charges. The Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force says 28-year-old Brad Smith and 39-year-old Kathy Anderson were busted in Arizona w


Man Killed, Woman Seriously Hurt In Crash

(KNSI) - A man was killed and a woman seriously hurt in a car accident on Highway 10 on Tuesday morning in Elk River. The Minnesota State Patrol says 71-year-old Robert Eugene Larson and his passenger 68-year-old Fern Ellen Larson, both from Elk River, were on 167th Street Northwest around 8 a.m. wh


Minnesota BCA seeks information on missing Cloquet man

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a missing person’s alert for a Cloquet man Tuesday. Dakotah Jayde Abramowski, 20, was last seen in Cloquet on Jan. 5. Abramowski is 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, has hazel eyes and brown hair, and was wearing dark clothes.


2 vehicle crash in Idaho takes Minnesota native's life

BURLEY, Idaho (AP)- Idaho State Police say two people are dead and two others were flown to a regional hospital after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 84 in southern Idaho Monday night.


3 inmates charged in beating death at West Virginia jail

BEAVER, W.Va. — West Virginia authorities say they have charged three Southern Region Jail inmates with murder in the beating death of a fourth inmate. Senior State Trooper E.W. Boothe told the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that Kevin Whittaker of Princeton was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday ni


Credit Card Data Breached at Shops Across Minnesota

UNDATED -- Credit card information for customers at a number of businesses in central and greater Minnesota could have been compromised last month. North Country Business Products -- a retail technology provider -- says the incident may have resulted in unauthorized access to payment information of


Spinouts reported on snow-covered Minnesota roads, delays likely

Morning commuters are dealing with roads completely covered in snow across the southern half of Minnesota. Dozens of spinouts were already being reported at 6:30 a.m. as drivers find challenging conditions on the roads as they made their way to work.


Minnesota man arrested for possession of 2 pounds of meth in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Minnesota man is arrested in Eau Claire, after police found him in possession of more than 2 pounds of meth. Police say they were investigating a case involving drug trafficking on February 4th.


Minnesota dentist, 55, is charged with setting fire to neighbor's dilapidated boathouse after complaining about the eyesore at lake association meeting

1/4 SLIDES © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited. John Michael Haag, 55, has been charged with arson after the dentist confessed to setting fire to his neighbor's dilapidated boathouse in New Richmond, Wisconsin.


Drunken snowmobiler who killed Wyoming boy sentenced

Judge Suzanne Bollman sentenced Eric J. Coleman, 46, of Chisago City, on Feb. 7 to 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted for third-degree murder in December. Coleman drove a snowmobile while intoxicated and crashed into a truck, an ice house and two people on Chisago Lake Jan. 26, 2018, resu