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Scuba diver who was struggling in lake near Stillwater is found dead

In 2010, a Minneapolis woman died after scuba diving in that same lake, which is a popular destination for divers in southeastern Minnesota because it has some of the clearest water in the state.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 23:35:00

Windows shot out of vehicles in Stillwater, Hudson, other cities

Willems said similar acts of vandalism happened in Stillwater, Oak Park Heights and Lakeland, anda sergeant from Stillwater Police Department told KARE 11that there were at least 45 reports of vehicles with broken windows.

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 17:40:45

Emergency Repairs Needed On New St. Croix Crossing Bridge

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN — Repairs to a storm sewer pipe on the Wisconsin bluff at the end of the new Highway 36 St. Croix River Crossing bridge will begin early Monday, Aug. 20. The storm sewer pipe on the bluff along the St. Croix River was damaged during a heavy rainstorm the week of June 23.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:32:09

Stillwater Police Respond To Truck Stuck On Golf Course: Photos

The truck was unoccupied and had a trailer attached, police said, with a rear tire was dangling over the edge of the bridge.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 17:25:24

Family and friends of Stillwater inmates want lockdown to end

The lockdown was instituted on July 18,the day corrections officer Joseph Gomm was bludgeoned to deathwith a hammer and stabbed by inmate Edward Mohammed Johnson, who was serving time for homicide.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-13 23:13:35

Women Aboard Inflatable Rainbow Unicorn Rescued On MN Lake: Watch

The officers initially pulled over toask for a picture, KMSP reports. However, they soon noticed the mythical flotation device was stuck in thick weeds.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:30:50

The Latest: Somali-American wins Minnesota US House primary

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota's primary election (all times local):8:59 p.m.Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator, has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace Rep. Keith Ellison in Congress.

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-08-15 01:56:25

Crime Spree In Stillwater: Car Windows Shot Out

STILLWATER, MN — The Stillwater Police Department says it received more than 40 reports of property damage to vehicles throughout the city over the past weekend. Car windows appear to have been shot out by a BB gun, according to investigators.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:43:40

1 critically injured after semi truck collides with SUV in Eagan, Minnesota

EAGAN, Minn. (KMSP)- One person was critically injured after a semi-truck collided with an SUV late Monday morning in Eagan, Minnesota.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-14 00:45:00

New crashes tangle traffic on I-35W and I-35E in north metro

Just as traffic was recovering from an earlier crash, a new mishap has traffic jamming on southbound I-35W in the north metro.The latest is near County Road 88 in New Brighton.Over on I-35E, look for a crash in the southbound lanes at Little Canada Road.At 7:25 a.m., drivers on the westbound Crossto


Minneapolis family business vandalized, owner harassed

A Minneapolis woman says she and her daughter were targets of racism all while trying to do their job. https://kare11.tv/2OzS7Pl

KARE - 2018-08-13 23:29:49

Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen Announces Retirement From WNBA

"I would like to thank the WNBA, the Connecticut Sun, and the Minnesota Lynx for believing in me all of these years. I look forward to the next chapter in my basketball career and wish my Lynx coaches and teammates all of the best in the future."

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:09:03

Police: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Car Suspected In Hit-And-Run Crashes

On Monday morning, police said the driver of the vehicle, a man, died from injuries suffered in the crash.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-13 10:10:58

Ellison denies domestic abuse allegation

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Congressman Keith Ellison, one of five DFL candidates for attorney general in Tuesday's primary, is now the subject of a domestic abuse allegation made by his ex-girlfriend -- which include the alleged existence of a video showing Ellison dragging the woman, Karen Monahan, off a


Downtown Stillwater area evacuated after gas leak

Homes and businesses in a four-block area around downtown Stillwater were evacuated Friday afternoon after a road construction worker hit an underground gas line, police said.The “significant” gas leak happened just after noon when the worker driving an excavator struck the gas pipe at Third and Oli


Coon Rapids police investigating possible child drug use

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, are investigating after someone posted a video to social media that appears to show children using drugs.


Hudson police reports: Beer dumped in dispute; Garden gnome ...

• At 11:15 p.m. Saturday, July 25 a driver reported damage to property. As he was driving on Second Street a man approached him yelling about blue lights on his vehicle being illegal. The driver said he and the man exchanged words and then the man dumped his beer on the driver. The driver said he dr


Stillwater man charged with manslaughter

A Stillwater man made his first appearance in Washington County court Aug. 3 after being charged with manslaughter.Connor William Graham, 19, was charged with one felony count of second degree manslaughter with culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk after shooting and killing Charles Timothy


Inmates Speak Out, Want Stillwater Prison Lockdown Lifted

August 10, 2018 04:16 PMMore than three weeks after a Minnesota correctional officer was killed while on-duty, current and former inmates are speaking out, demanding the lockdown at Stillwater Prison be lifted in full."It's unfortunate that anybody gotta get killed in this situation," said Desmond R


Standoff In Washington County Ends Late Thursday

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN — One man has been taken into custody following a standoff in the east metro Thursday evening. On Aug. 9 just after 4 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff's Office was called to a disturbance call in the 14000 block of 70th Street South in Denmark Township.While evacuating a resi