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River Falls woman sentenced to 12 years for unintentional murder...

A River Falls, Wis., woman was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for unintentionally killing a St. Paul man outside his home last fall during an altercation she was having with another woman.

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 16:11:25

Altercation outside St. Paul bar ends with man fatally shot

Officers were called to a shooting in the 800 block of Rice Street, outside Born’s Bar, at about 11 p.m. Wednesday. They found a man who was shot and also recovered two handguns, said Steve Linders, a St. Paul police spokesman.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-18 09:57:51

DEVELOPING: 1 dead in St. Paul after shooting Wednesday night

ST. PAUL, Minn. - One man is dead after a shooting around 11 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 17. St. Paul police are currently investigating. According to a press release from the City of St. Paul, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Rice Street at approximately 11 p.m. after a report o

KARE - 2018-10-18 11:18:00

Prior Lake HS grad found dead in dorm room

A Prior Lake high school grad was found dead in his dorm room at Northern State University early Wednesday morning, according to the school.In a post on the university's Facebook page, the school states Curtis LeMair's death is currently being investigated. He was from Shakopee, Minn.At this point,

KARE - 2018-10-17 19:57:54

River Falls native joins chamber

"I was interested in the chamber because I could tell that it was a good organization that supported the community," she said.Bennett grew up in River Falls before heading to Colorado State University. After graduating in 2016, she spent time at internships and contract work that recently came to a

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 12:00:01

Former Minneapolis officer found guilty of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

A Hennepin County District Court Judge found Campbell, 60, guilty on several counts of criminal sexual conduct.

FOX9.COM - 2018-10-17 20:23:00

Dakota County sheriff candidate questionnaire 2018

Tim Leslie, who has served as Dakota County sheriff since 2015, is running unopposed for another four-year term. Following are his responses to the newspaper's candidate questionnaire.Sheriff Tim LeslieAge:60

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 06:00:00

Prescott Police: Man flees scene of tipped mailbox

• Jason S. Myers, 41, Cottage Grove, Minn., was cited for operating without a valid driver's license after a traffic stop at 3:06 a.m. Oct. 12 at Cherry and Lake streets.

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-18 15:00:01

River Falls woman sentenced to 12 years for unintentional murder of St. Paul man struck by gunfire aimed for someone else

A River Falls, Wis., woman was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for unintentionally killing a St. Paul man outside his home last fall during an altercation she was having with another woman.Ramsey County District Judge Sarah Grewing Wednesday sentenced Denise Chanel White, 28, to twelve and

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-17 17:36:40

Charges: Man came to Hudson for sex with child

Prosecutors charged the man, Stanchfield resident Jeremiah L. Goetzke, with attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child, attempted child enticement and using a computer to facilitate a child-sex crime. Goetzke posted $5,000 cash bail on Monday, Oct.15 after making his first appearance on Frida


Boys Soccer: Hudson, River Falls advance

Hudson's Chase McArthur (17) can't get his foot on a bouncing ball in the box in the first half of the Raider boys' soccer team's 5-0 win over Superior in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Hudson. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 14:52:09

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin Teenager in Danger, Not a Runaway

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn’t a runaway and investigators believe she’s in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday.

KDUZ.COM - 2018-10-17 10:35:58

Man dies in apartment fire in West St. Paul, Minn.

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP)- A man has died after a fire in an apartment building early Wednesday morning in West St. Paul, Minnesota.

FOX9.COM - 2018-10-17 16:49:00

Inside Design Ellsworth's three-day flurry

Todd Johnson, co-lead of the University of Wisconsin - Extension's Community Vitality and Placemaking team, in his River Falls office. David Clarey / Rivertown Multimedia

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-17 13:00:01

Elections 2018: Shelly Christensen vs. Kathy Lohmer for House District 39B

Age:63Shelly ChristensenPolitical party:DFLCity of residence:StillwaterWhat qualifies you to hold this position?As a lifelong resident, I have built relationships and trust in the community. As a retired high school teacher I have a clear vision of the needs of our schools and the potential of our y

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-17 01:59:59

River Falls Police: Asleep in the park; TVs broken in disput...

At 11:26 p.m. Monday, Oct 1, police went to Glen Park, 355 W. Park St., for a report of a suspicious person. Jacob Alexander Kinkade, 18, River Falls, was seen by an officer sleeping in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked near the west bathrooms. When the officer went to speak to Kinkade about the


Girl matching description of missing Wisconsin teen spotted in Miami

BARRON, Wis. (AP/WSVN) — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home.Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron Cou


'Help me, help me,' woman mouthed to trooper after traffic i...

Authorities arrested a teenager outside Hudson last week after the SUV he was in lurched across Interstate 94 traffic into a ditch, where an officer found a woman inside mouthing the words "help me, help me."


BREAKING: Missing Barron Co. teen possibly spotted in Florida

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 13-year-old girl who went missing after her parents were found dead in Barron County, WI has been possibly spotted in Miami. According to the Miami Police Department, the endangered juvenile, Jayme Closs, may have been spotted Monday afternoon in the area of N. W. 27 Avenu


Lift Bridge repairs mean no St. Croix boat traffic after Nov. 1

After the span is floated back into position Nov. 1, marine traffic will not be allowed to travel under the bridge until spring, Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesman Kent Barnard said Tuesday.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-16 19:27:21