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Authorities are searching for an 18-year-old Pine River man who allegedly pointed a gun at a male subject and then stole 16-17 grams of marijuana from him in Breezy Point. A warrant was issued for Devin James Knowles, who faces felony first-degree aggravated robbery charge in Crow Wing District Court. The complaint was filed Friday. Breezy Point Police, who responded to the aggravated robbery incident, have been unable to locate the man as he is no longer living at his last known address.
A fish house was heavily damaged Saturday overnight on Pelican Lake in Breezy Point. Deb Westby Miska, Breezy Point, said sometime after 10 p.m. Saturday the fish house she and her husband Rich Miska own was hit by what they believed to be a full-size or extended truck, in tan or silver color. Deb Miska said Monday when their friends, who have a fish house near their fish house, left Saturday night their fish house was fine.
Things may have been busy this past year, but Brainerd mom Bethene Marolf feels doubly blessed. Marolf gave birth Jan. 3, 2014, to twin boys, fraternal brothers - Patrick Robert and Ronald Michael - who were the first babies born in Crow Wing County in 2014. They were delivered by Dr. Steve Senica at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. "This past year I have had a blast," Marolf, who is raising the boys on her own, said. "I am so blessed. These guys have been so awesome.
PEQUOT LAKES - Pequot Lakes firefighters had a busy Friday morning with two - back-to-back fires - one a house fire and the other an apartment inside a business. Firefighters were called at 10:40 a.m. to a house fire on the 28000 block of Crow Wing County Road 107, just south of Pequot Lakes. As firefighters from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa and Ideal were battling the fire in a five-bedroom, three-bath home, a fire was reported at 11:46 a.m.
PEQUOT LAKES - Pequot Lakes firefighters had a busy Friday morning with two - back-to-back fires - one a house fire and the other an apartment inside a business. Firefighters were called at 10:40 a.m. to a house fire on the 28000 block of Crow Wing County Road 107, just south of Pequot Lakes. As firefighters from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa and Ideal were battling the fire of a five-bedroom, three-bath home, a fire was reported at 11:46 a.m.
One of the two Brainerd men, who were charged in the connection of the Jan. 4 double shooting on the 800 block of Juniper Street in Brainerd, appeared in court Friday. Nathan David Becker, 26, appeared before Judge Earl Maus in Crow Wing District Court for a Rule 8 hearing. Becker, who had no attorney representation when he was arraigned on Jan. 6, has since been assigned a public defender. Becker, who wore his dark hair back in a ponytail, was wearing a Crow Wing County Jail-issued orange jumpsuit.
A decision on whether the Brainerd Fire Department should continue to be a combination full-time and paid-on-call fire department or just a paid-on-call department is still up in the air. The Fire Advisory Board met Wednesday to continue discussions on how the fire department should be staffed. However, no decisions were made. The advisory board is made up of representatives from the cities of Brainerd and Baxter; Unorganized Territory; and the townships of Crow Wing, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Nokay Lake, Oak Lawn and St. Mathias.
It's official. The Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza scheduled Jan. 24 on Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-Day Bay was given the go ahead Wednesday by Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl. Dahl and other members of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office checked the thickness of the ice in two different locations on Gull Lake where the contest will take place to see if the sheriff's office would issue the Jaycees the appropriate permit for the event.
Parents of St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School expressed concerns Tuesday to Brainerd city officials about the residence across from the school on Juniper Street that was the site of a Jan. 4 double shooting in which a Brainerd man was killed. Parents are concerned about crime occurring at the four-plex apartment, but more importantly are concerned for the safety of the students attending the Catholic school. Parents said their children were scared to go to school. "That house is a daily reminder to these kids. ...
A 50-year-old woman and her brother, whom she allegedly threatened to kill at her Brainerd home last week, told the judge in Crow Wing District Court it was a misunderstanding. Lori Ann Tverberg appeared Jan.