Month: October 2017

Farmer Ran Over by Plow.

Farmer Ran Over by Plow.

  Douglas County Sheriff are investigating the death of a famer who was dragged by chisel plow. Officials say that Anderson was working by himself in the field when he was ran over by the plow. He was dragged under the plow, until it stopped in a ditch. The victim was transported and the incident is under investigation.  

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Drug Arrest After Investigation.

Drug Arrest After Investigation.

  After five months of investigating drugs that were being delivered to Sherburne County, One man has been arrested for having more than nine pounds of marijuana. Sherburne officers were able to obtain a package that was sent from Colorado and was billed to a residence in Big Lake. After obtaining a search warrant authorities went to the 19000 block of county road 43 and arrested […]

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Enbridge

Public hearings in St. Cloud for the ever controversial Line Three Pipeline have been cancelled by the state Public Utilities Commission. The Commission says the cancellation is due to “logical and safety issues”, amidst many other events at the St. Cloud Convention Center. Protesters last week cut short the hearings in Duluth. The commission does however, plan to reschedule the […]

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Child Abduction

A man from Coon Rapids has pleaded not guilty to the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl. Alayna Ertl was taken from her home in Watkins, Minnesota in August 2016. She was found submerged and covered with debris near a cabin owned by Zachary Todd Anderson’s family close to Motley, Minnesota. Anderson has since been arrested in August 2016 […]

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Body Found

Investigators are reporting that the remains of a man found in a St. Louis County swamp could be those of Jack Allen Cotrell. Cotrell has been missing since October 1st but wasn’t reported missing until October 16th. According to his family and friends, Cotrell and three others were attempting to steal copper from the Canadian National Rail yard in Proctor, […]

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Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

BISMARCK, N.D.- A Native American activist in North Dakota is seeking to present a “necessity defense” at trial. Chase Iron Eyes a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota has pleaded not guilty to felony charges and misdemeanor criminal trespass. He was accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access […]

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Two Die in Head-on Collision

VALLEY CITY, N.D.-Two men dies in a head-on collision on interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says on Wednesday a 35-year-old Fargo man was driving in the wrong direction then collided with a pickup truck driven by a 31-year-old man from Minnesota. Both men were pronounced dead at a Valley City hospital, only a passenger in the […]

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October 25th Delcared “Wellstone Rememberance Day”

Wednesday October 25th was proclaimed “Wellstone Remembrance Day” by Governor Mark Dayton. The day is to honor late U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone who lost his life in a plane crash 15 years ago.  The Governor’s proclamation highlights the dedication to the people of Minnesota by Senator Wellstone. “Paul was an extraordinary political leader. He truly believed, and practiced, ‘Politics of the […]

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St. Cloud RiverWalk Added to 2015 Plan

A huge addition could be coming soon to the city of St. Cloud. As apart of the city’s extensive plan from 2015, the St. Cloud City Council approved the addition of the St. Cloud RiverWalk. This bold development would take place starting at Fifth Avenue North and extend all the way to Hester Park. An interactive swim area and river […]

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Governor Dayton pushes for cybersecurity

Governor Mark Dayton received only a fraction of the funding he proposed for technology and cybersecurity upgrades last session. Dayton says he’ll continue to press for the funding necessary to protect the state’s computer system from hackers. The governor spoke to cybersecurity experts in Minneapolis Tuesday. He says it’s tough to get spending for computer upgrades in competition with other […]

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