Author: Kaitlyn McDonald

Dead Body Found By St. Cloud Police

SAUK RAPIDS – On December 7, 2016 the Benton County Sheriff’s office and the Saint Cloud Police Department were investigating a report of a missing 22 year old man. Authorities later discovered a dead body, which they believe to be related. The 22-year-old man from Saint Cloud was reported missing on December 6, 2016 by a concerned friend called the […]

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Hunter’s Accidental Death Has Turned To Homicide

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) – Authorities are now calling the death of a deer hunter a homicide after he was found last month in Morrison County. The hunter was 41-year-old Terrence Brisk who was found shot to death on November 7 near Little Falls. At the time, investigators were not certain whether it had been accidental or intentional. However, after […]

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Minnesota Attorney General Suing Automaker

Minnesota Attorney General Suing Automaker

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s attorney general is suing the popular German automaker, Volkswagen, saying that it violated state laws when it sold diesel vehicles in Minnesota with specially designed systems to defeat the emissions tests. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday, December 8, in Hennepin County District Court. The lawsuit says that Volkswagen sold or leased around 11,500 of […]

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Funeral Ceremony for Fidel Castro

Funeral Ceremony for Fidel Castro

CUBA – Fidel Castro’s family has placed his ashes in a granite mausoleum during a private ceremony. The ceremony took place Sunday morning which was attended by a Castro’s family and a small group of Latin American and African leaders. The ceremony was at Santiago de Cuba’s Santa Ifigenia Cemetery. Cuban President Raul Castro placed the urn containing Castro’s ashes […]

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Woman Charged with Murder

ELK RIVER, Minn. – A Maplewood woman has been charged in Sherburne County District Court with third-degree murder. 30-year-old Beverly Burrell has been accused of supplying heroin laced with fentanyl to a man from St. Cloud who died using the drugs. This is the fifth time that Burrell has been charged with supplying drugs to men that led to overdose […]

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Mineworkers Uncertain of Future

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) – Around 600 skilled mineworkers have been laid off due to the closure Keetac and other small iron ore facilities. Cliff Tobey, the Steelworkers local union 2660 president, says the many of the members have decides to either go back to school or leave the area. With no current plans of the Keetac plant being reopened and […]

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New Court Filings on the Worth of Prince’s Estate

New Court Filings on the Worth of Prince’s Estate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) –  For the first time since Prince’s death, a specific estimate has been publicly announced for the singer’s estate. Prince’s estate has been suggested to be worth around $200 million. After taxes, Prince’s sister and five other half-siblings will inherit equal shares of the estate since Prince left no known will. An attorney had spoken earlier that Prince’s […]

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Red River Diversion Channel Project Asked To Be Halted

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A judge has been asked to halt the project of the Red River diversion channel around Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, by opponents of the project until permits have been received from Minnesota by the supports to build the upstream dam. The motion was filed on Wednesday in federal court and says that the plans of […]

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Fatal Crash in the Twin Cities

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP)- Two high school students have been killed and a third injured after getting into a car crash in the Twin Cities area with the third student being hospitalized with unknown injuries. Authorities say that the students involved in the accident on are from Mounds View High School in Arden Hills. Jeffery Ridlehoover, the principal of Mounds […]

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Update on the Miss Minnesota USA

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden of Saint Cloud competed on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 in the Miss Minnesota USA contest in Burnsville. She was the first Somali-American woman to wear a hijab and other modest Muslim clothing during the beauty pageant. Along with her hijab, Aden wore a full-body outfit called a burkini during the swimsuit […]

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