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Missing man's body found in Grindstone River in Hinckley, Minn.

HINCKLEY, Minn. (KMSP)- Authorities discovered a man's body in the Grindstone River Friday morning in Hinckley, Minnesota.


Missing east-central Minnesota man drowned in river, sheriff says

A 75-year-old Hinckley, Minn., man whose body was found in the Grindstone River on Friday died of drowning, according to a Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office autopsy.


Boxing: Duluth's Morris goes for state title

Weigh-ins took place Thursday night at Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minn., and both Markus "Hooch" Morris of Duluth and Rondale Hubbert of Minneapolis were under the allowance for tonight's vacant 140-pound super lightweight state title bout.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 01:56:42

Mille Lacs County Sheriff's report Aug. 16 edition

The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 6-12. The times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. The report was compiled by Austin Gerth.Monday, Aug. 610:11 a.m. Fraud-forgery-scam on 210th Street in Milaca.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-16 16:50:00

Charges: Oak Park Heights inmate left deep, long razor slashes on officer's face, scalp

An Oak Park Heights prison inmate slashed the face of a corrections officer, saying he wanted to make sure the officer would never forget him, according to charges.Joshua L. Smith, 28, serving a long sentence out of Benton County for aiding and abetting murder, was charged in Washington County Distr

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 16:26:00

Grantsburg residents rise up against “drug house”

Nicki PetersonEddie Emerson |Staff writerGRANTSBURG – More than 20 residents of the Pine Street neighborhood gathered together before the Grantsburg Village Board on Monday, Aug. 13, to demand action against a “nuisance property” that has been plaguing the community. Residents have collected 135 sig

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2018-08-15 13:05:06

New Paved trail connects the Soo Line to Father Hennepin State Park

Friends of Father Hennepin is a non-profit group nearly 20 members strong. Mille Lacs County Commissioner and member of the Friends group Dave Oslin said the idea was rooted as a safety issue for bicycles and foot traffic, but they group also recognized the value a paved trail could bring to the sta

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Contests for sheriff close; Sybers, Waak and Stuart advance to November ballot

Waak and Stuart will be unopposed on November ballot; Sybers to face Finch for Burnett County SheriffBURNETT/POLK/WASHBURN COUNTIES – Contests for sheriff in Burnett, Polk and Washburn counties were part of Tuesday’s partisan primary election and each contest was close, not being decided until close


Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser in Isanti

“Freezing Moment’s Photography & Events got involved with the Wounded Warriors Project because we feel that our troops don’t get recognized enough for everything they do for us and our freedom,” Meyer said. “My father was in the military and he fought in World War II and Vietnam. He fought for our f

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:53:00

Red-headed woodpeckers find a home in East Bethel, Minnesota

Red-headed woodpeckers are uncommon in Minnesota, but not in East Bethel, 30 minutes north of Minneapolis.The state's largest colony of this bird — colonial nesters of striking appearance — is at the Cedar Creek Science Reserve, just off state Hwy. 65.This nine-square-mile site contains 400 acres of


'Best Fair Ever' underway in Carlton County

Gates open at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, for the Carlton County Fair. The last day is Sunday, Aug. 19. Adult tickets are $7, children age 12 and under are $3 and children age 5 and under are free.Mutton busting, a new event Sunday, is where young children try to ride an ewe for about eight seconds.

PINEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-15 22:32:38

NHRA: All Lines lead to Brainerd

Some of Jason Line's earliest memories are when he was 4 or 5 years old driving with his father, Lawrence, in his 1967 Chevrolet Impala to Donnybrooke Speedway in Brainerd, Minn.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 01:42:18

Rails scrimmage with Webster, face St. Croix Falls

The Spooner Rails scrimmaged with the Webster Tigers on Friday morning, Aug. 10, and looked good. The Rails will see their first real game action on Thursday, Aug. 16. At 7 p.m. Spooner will host St. Croix Falls in a non-conference game. See more in the August 16 edition of the Spooner Advocate. [Ph


Filing period closes for more local offices

The filing period closed Aug. 14 for candidates for the Cambridge-Isanti School Board, mayor and city council for the city of Braham and for a special election for the Braham School Board.Braham Mayor Patricia “Tish” Carlson is up for re-election and will be running unopposed. Two members of Braham


Officer responds to naked jet skiers call - CO Reports: August...

CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) worked boating and watercraft safety during the week. Numerous boaters were out trying to cool off during hot weather. An increase in bow riding above the stern and riding on the gunwales was detected. Enforcement action was taken. One boater was advised to replace their


Now look whose running for sheriff

Patrick McLafferty, Luck, registered on July 26 as write-in candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for sheriff. As a registered write-in, his votes will be counted on Tuesday, Aug. 14. And if he gains enough write-in votes he will gain a spot on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. There are o


Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.Teton County Undersheriff Matt Carr told the Jackson Hole News and Guide that the Idaho couple had burned their backpacks and other gear to stay warm


St. Paul begins delivery of 74K trash carts ahead of collection change

Garbage hauler Jim Berquist, photographed at work Sept. 11, 2014, services almost every house along the alley behind Princeton Avenue between Prior and Kenneth, thanks to help from customer Todd Seabury-Kolod, who persuaded his neighbors to contract with Berquist to reduce the number of garbage truc


Deputies rescue women stuck on inflatable rainbow unicorn

CENTER CITY, Minn. (KWQC) –Unicorns apparently do exist and are sometimes used as flotation devices.Deputies in Chisago County on Saturday happened upon a group of four women stuck in some weeds on a lake.Their stranded watercraft probably stuck out like a sore thumb given it was in the shape of a g


FOUND: Man missing from Chisago County found safe

ALMELUND, Minn. (KMSP)- UPDATE: Eric Leintz has been found and is safe, according to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office.