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Three Dead, Deputy Wounded in Northern Minnesota

Nevis, MN (Learfield News Service) - An officer-involved shooting that left three people dead and a deputy wounded is under investigation in the northern Minnesota city of Nevis.


Cass County SHIP website is now up

The Cass County SHIP LiveHealthy Website is now up and running. The website is a work in progress but it is important to know that anyone can send in an idea, an event, a recipe or a news story to be added to the website.


Candlelight Ski event at Shingobee Hills cancelled

The candlelight ski event scheduled at Shingobee Hills near Walker, Minn. tonight, Feb. 14, has been cancelled due to weather. High winds and poor conditions led to the decision to reschedule the event to Feb. 23 from 5-7 p.m.


Friends and family in Nevis say three people are dead following officer involved shooting

9:30 AM UPDATE: Several friends and family members of the victim say at least three people are dead in Hubbard County. Late Thursday night the Hubbard County Police department started investigating a possible officer-involved shooting that happened southwest of Nevis.


Walker Rotary gives flashlights to first-graders

The Walker Rotary Club purchased flashlights for every first-grader at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School as a reward for reaching the goals set during the Rotary Reading Challenge. The Reading Challenge kicked off in November and runs into March.


Deputy Shot, 3 Others Killed In Minnesota's Hubbard County

HUBBARD COUNTY, MN — Authorities have confirmed that three people are dead as a result of an incident in Hubbard County. One Hubbard County deputy was shot during the incident.


Walker blood drive brings in 53 volunteer donors

WALKER — The Community Church of Walker hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, Jan. 24 that helped collect a total of 52 units of blood and one unit of plasma for patients in need.


Police incident in Hubbard County

KSTP is working to learn more about a police incident in Hubbard County. As of Friday morning, there were two scenes under investigation - one at a home daycare in Nevis, at which a crime lab unit was present, and the second at a squad car in a snow bank.


Walker Council approves 10th Street assessments

Property owners along 10th Street in Walker showed up for the Feb. 4 city council meeting for an assessment hearing. The hearing was originally set for the Oct. 1, but it was postponed because the council wanted to wait and see what local sales tax the city received in 2018. This would help lower th


Police officer reportedly shot in north-central Minnesota, suspect at large

NEVIS, Minn. — A law enforcement officer was reportedly shot by a suspect during a pursuit about 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, southwest of Nevis. According to police scanner reports, a male suspect armed with a firearm fled the scene on foot. A dispatcher called for assistance from the Cass County S


Probation, DOC present annual reports to Cass commissioners

Cass County Probation and the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) go to great lengths to positively change the behaviors of the offenders they supervise, while still protecting the public.


Wrestling Wolves take fifth place

The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Nevis youth wrestling team took fifth place Saturday at the United North Central Tournament. Pictured are (kneeling) Eli Richter, (middle row) Gavin Swanson, Mike Rowell, Caden Martin, Chase Whitney, Mack Holly, Grant Orton, Blake Orton, Logan Michaud, Peyton Richter, (b


Minnesota man's drunk-driving excuse? He wanted a McDonald's

Being "hangry" can make even the most mild-mannered of people irrational, and in one case in central Minnesota, make them break the law. That's what happened earlier this week in Stearns County, when local sheriff's deputies started tracking a drunk-driver on his way back from a McDonald's.


Don’t Visit this Southern Minnesota Haunted Cemetery Alone

The haunted Vicksburg Cemetery is located in Renville County, Minnesota. It's between the towns of Renville and Delhi in the town of Vicksburg. Vicksburg has been a ghost town since 1878.


Working Together Coalition continues to fight youth substance abuse.

Heather Rogosheske of the Working Together Coalition reported Feb. 5 to Cass County commissioners on WTC’s work throughout Cass County. WTC works through three school districts: Northland (Remer-Longville); Pine River-Backus; and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley. Their mission is to prevent substance use by


Two Minnesota Cities Listed On Bloomberg’s 100 Richest List

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two Minnesota cities are reportedly among the 100 richest in the country. Bloomberg listed Orono, a western Twin Cities suburb, as No. 53 on its annual richest American cities ranking, up a spot from 2018, according to a report in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.


Heart and Soul Wellness event March 16

WALKER -- The second annual Holistic Healing and Psychic Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Bluewater Lodge, 7051 Wintergreen Trail NW. According to a release, Heart and Soul Wellness create, organize and host holistic healing and psychic expos around Minnesota. T


Sunrise News to Go: Friday, February 15

Arrest made after officer-involved shooting in Hubbard Co. One person was arrested after an officer-involved shooting in Hubbard County, Minn. late Thursday night. The incident happened around southwest of Nevis, which is about three hours northwest of the metro. At this point it is unclear whether


Minnesota churches buffeted by low temperatures, high heat bills

All Pastor Dale Hulme wants is a functional heating system to warm his Minneapolis church. But for the past three years, he’s been grappling with a complex dispute over its gas bills, a finicky boiler, and temperature fluctuations that at times required worshipers to wrap up in blankets.


Fishermen catch 'monstrous' 78-inch sturgeon, make Minnesota history

Two Minnesota fishermen smashed a state record and made Minnesota history with their recent catch of a massive sturgeon, measuring 78 inches and estimated to weigh 120 pounds. Darren Troseth and John Kimble nabbed the creature on Feb. 5, while ice fishing on the St. Croix River, St. Croix 360 report