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Morrison sheriff

ANIMAL — Reports of a black bear walking into the trees next to Green Prairie Township Park and Beach at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Randall. Officers were unable to locate the bear.

Crow Wing sheriff

ROAD HAZARD — A vehicle was blocking traffic after a tire fell off about 3:49 p.m. at Highway 210 and Wonderland Park Road.

FIRE — A small grass fire was reported at 12:38 p.m. Thursday along the Buchite Lake ATV trail by Emily.

CRASH — An all-terrain vehicle crash with injuries was reported about 3:15 p.m. at a residence near Emily.

Baxter police

ANIMAL — Received a call from a party Thursday on Red Pine road wanting a varmint permit to kill six skunks in the yard. The permit was not issued due to the population density of the area. Exterminator information given.

K-9 ASSIST — K-9 team assisted Crow Wing County with a building search and track for a suspect of a possible burglary at 1:33 a.m. Wednesday at Wild Rice Road.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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