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Sheriff's office investigates death of man found on lake
January 11, 2019
WATCH: Officials describe joy, circumstances of Jayme Closs' recovery at press conference; suspect in custody
Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were found dead in their home, was found alive Thursday,...
January 11, 2019 - 10:40am
January 4, 2019
Marriott: Hackers accessed more than 5 million passport numbers during data breach
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel company, said on Friday, Jan. 4, that millions of passport numbers were accessed in a data...
January 4, 2019 - 1:26pm
January 3, 2019
CWC sheriff investigates armed robbery
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a private residence on State Hwy 371 in Unorganized Territory. The incident took place on Friday, Dec. 14, but was only recently reported to law enforcement. Sheriff's Office deputies and investigators have...
January 3, 2019 - 4:30am
January 2, 2019
Shaw: If Devos gets her way, more people will get away with sexual assault
What Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to do to school sexual misconduct rules is horrifying. What DeVos is proposing would allow accused...
January 2, 2019 - 12:23pm
December 28, 2018
Politicians used Mollie Tibbetts' death to rail against illegal immigration. Mollie's mom chose a different path.
BROOKLYN, Iowa - The letters began immediately. Dozens at first, then hundreds, each day bringing more: from a Texas man telling her this was...
December 28, 2018 - 10:15am
December 20, 2018
She swiped her co-worker's Coke can. Police say it cracked a 28-year-old murder case.
The police were again circling the Franz Bakery Outlet in the spring of 2017, hungry for information, and now she knew why. The shop, a branch...
December 20, 2018 - 12:46pm
December 4, 2018
Duluth teacher who sexually assaulted student issues apology letter; sentencing postponed
DULUTH — Ahead of her sentencing, a former Duluth teacher apologized for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old former student and sought leniency....
December 4, 2018 - 4:02pm
November 27, 2018
MN mother gave baby laxative in attempt to ‘inflict starvation,’ charges say
ST. PAUL - “How to make a baby really sick.” “Miralax overdose.” “Child salt death.” Those were some of the phrases a Lewiston, Minn.,...
November 27, 2018 - 8:18am
Brainerd City Council: Chief asks for expanded police force
Much like any budget session, it was a lot of haggling, hemming and hawing over numbers and how they look to stack up over the coming years....
November 27, 2018 - 7:00am
November 22, 2018
Sweepstakes Scam: 'It sounded so real'
When the call came to a Pillager home announcing they were $2.5 million winners, Louise Pilgrim was speechless. Pilgrim regularly takes part...
November 22, 2018 - 3:00am
November 18, 2018
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
It's been said it takes a village to raise a child, but imagine what would happen if a community came together to help children? Community organizations...
November 18, 2018 - 5:00am
November 7, 2018
A teacher allegedly beat up a student who called him the n-word. Now he's a $135,000 GoFundMe hero.
A racial taunt turned a California classroom into the site of a brawl between two unlikely participants last week: a 64-year-old music teacher...
November 7, 2018 - 11:53am
November 3, 2018
‘He didn’t deserve this’: Family describe 24-year-old homicide victim as kind, loving, helpful
WILLMAR, Minn. – The people who knew and loved David Medellin Jr. say the 24-year-old Willmar man was happy, helpful and always had a smile...
November 3, 2018 - 7:20pm
October 26, 2018
Central Minnesota man charged with swindling a golf course... again
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man who was convicted this spring of swindling $89,000 from a Willmar golf course where he worked at the time faces...
October 26, 2018 - 7:46pm
October 21, 2018
Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals
It all started with a spreadsheet. Crime mapping began in Crow Wing County in 2009 with an Excel list of all the incidents the sheriff's office...
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am