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Cottage Grove couple believes in 'Yesterday'

Cullen and Roxanne Kiely of Cottage Grove are the subject of a short film, "Cullen's Ticket to Ride," on SWC-TV. Cullen Kiely saw the band Aug. 21, 1965 at their one and only concert appearance in Minnesota. Submitted photo

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-08-17 10:00:01

1 dead, 1 in custody after stabbing in St. Paul Park

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. (KMSP)- A suspect is in custody after a deadly stabbing in St. Paul Park Wednesday evening.The stabbing took place around 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot on the 1000 block of 3rd Street. When police arrived, they located one victim with fatal stab wounds.The victim has not been ident

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 13:31:00

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

Delivery Worker Uses Beer To Talk Suicidal Man Off Ledge

SAINT PAUL, MN — A delivery worker used quick thinking and a 12-pack of cold ones to talk a suicidal man off a ledge in Minnesota this week. While making their rounds Wednesday, Jason Gabel and Kwame Anderson witnessed a man holding on to the opposite side of the chain-link fence on the Earl Street

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:38:51

Inmate faces new charges in prison guard's hammer death

STILLWATER — A man in prison for murder has been indicted in the death of a Minnesota prison guard who was killed with a hammer.A grand jury returned the indictment on first-degree murder charges Tuesday against Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42. He's accused of killing Department of Corrections Officer J

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-08-16 20:15:00

Scuba diver who died in Washington County identified

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-16 17:02:19

Stillwater prison inmate in court Friday on 1st degree murder charges

Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42, is accused of attacking and killing Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-17 13:44:00

NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes

Prosecutors charged Joseph R. Link, 33, New Richmond, with use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime, child enticement and attempt sexual assault of a child under 16 in Barron County Circuit Court Aug. 14. He posted a $10,000 signature bond after his initial court appearance. Link faces up t


Body recovered from water after partially submerged boat found at Mahtomedi park

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. (KMSP)- A Washington County Sheriff's deputy recovered a man's body from the water at a park in Mahtomedi, Minn. after a partially submerged boat was found, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 00:01:00

Man dies while scuba diving in Washington County lake

MAY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KMSP)- A 51-year-old man died while scuba diving on a lake near Stillwater, Minnesota Tuesday evening.


WB I-694 in White Bear Lake Closed Due to Overturned Semi

You're waking up to another semi rollover! I-694 WB is closed at Highway 36. The semi is on its side near McKnight Rd in the White Bear Lake area.pic.twitter.com/kgsUQk2rXX— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic)August 16, 2018

KSTP - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Inmate Indicted On 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Prison Guard - KVRR Local News

A grand jury in Washington County returned the indictment against Edward Muhammad Johnson on charges of first-degree premediated murder and first-degree murder of a prison guard.August 16, 2018Joe RadskeSTILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – An inmate accused of killing a guard at the Stillwater prison last month

KVRR.COM - 2018-08-16 13:45:05

Perkins closes, Culver's to move in

After decades of operation, Perkins of River Falls closed its doors for the last time Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12. It was the place to go for many after church on Sundays, as seen by the packed parking lot on those days.


Infant suffers life-threatening injuries, father charged

CRIMEInfant suffers life-threatening injuries, father chargedMichael Herkal stands charged with first degree assault and malicious punishment of a child, but those charges will likely be amended to murder if the child does not survive.


River Falls Police: Graffiti; deli chicken in a backpack;

• At 8:15 a.m. July 27, a woman reported a theft from her vehicle parkend in the 100 block of North Winter Street. She said she noticed her front passenger door was ajar when she went out to her vehicle. She alleged the contents of her glove compartment had been gone through and most of it left on t


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


Ellsworth police: Vehicle vandalism; Skateboarding snafu

• A resident in the 400 block of Cairns Street reported a stray, male, gray and white cat coming into his garage and bothering his two cats. Police took the cat to Pierce Vet Clinic at 2:08 p.m. July 30, then later to the Goodhue County Humane Society in Red Wing.


In White Bear Lake, what's old — the waterfront — is new again

The slips at Brian McGoldrick’s marina on the west shore of White Bear Lake are nearly full again. Close to sunset, on breezy nights with live music, customers at waterfront bars and restaurants fight over limited parking spots. Families crowd the public beach, open for its second straight summer af


Homicide charge filed in fatal saw attack on roofer near River...

A St. Louis, Mo., man faces a homicide charge in the fatal attack of a co-worker with a circular saw at a River Falls-area job site.


Man cuts co-worker's throat with circular saw on roof over teasing: prosecutors

ELLSWORTH, Wis. -- (KTVI/AP) -- Miguel Navarro, 24, was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide and mayhem in the death of 37-year-old Israel Valles-Flores.