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Violent Storm

A violent thunderstorm in the Lakes Area knocked out power for about 7,500 Crow Wing Power customers around 6am. The severe weather ripped up numerous trees, caused water shortages, and tore the roof off an Baxter apartment building. The people inside the building were not...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014

New Paper Mill Owners

The new owners of the Wausau Paper Mill introduced themselves to Brainerd, Monday. The group is called Brainerd Industrial Center. CEO Mike Higgins says he plans to re-purpose the mill into a space for warehousing and light manufacturing. He says, depending on the difficulty of...
Posted On 18 Aug 2014

Two Men Charged for Attemped Murder in Cass County

Two men have landed behind bars in Cass County for attempted murder. Sheldon James Armstrong III of Cass Lake and Travis Richard Paquette of Bemidji were arraigned in Cass County District Court today for charges of attempted murder in the first degree, kidnapping, second degree...

Suspect identified in pursuit, shooting incident in Beltrami County

We have new details about the suspect who died after a high speed chase in Bemidji. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the suspect as 28-year-old Jared Robert Nash. Nash died as a result of suicide by a single gunshot wound. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...

BCA Investigates Pursuit, Shooting Incident in Bemidji

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a high speed pursuit and shooting that took place this afternoon in Bemidji. Officials have been attempting to locate the individual involved since last week, and spotted the individual again today north of Bemidji on...

Man, 40, Suspected of Shooting Girl, 17, Near Bemidji

A 40-year-old man, suspected of shooting a 17-year-old girl in his neighborhood West of Bemidji Monday night, is in custody. The victim has been transported to Duluth for further care, and the suspect is arrested for attempted first degree murder. Blocked off with yellow tape,...

Law Enforcement Officials Assist Red Lake Authorities with Shooting Incident on Reservation

Update: Brother-in-law of one of the suspects in the house says the standoff is over. The brother-in-law, who was at the scene, talked to our reporter Catherine Silver at the Red Lake Police Department. No officials have confirmed of any arrests made at this time. The standoff...

Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Cass Lake

BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Cass Lake Fire crews are battling a brush fire in Cass Lake Wednesday. According to witnesses, choppers are making air-drops to contain the fire. Witnesses say they can see heavy smoke billowing from miles away South of Cass Lake...

A helicopter crashed into a structure on a farm near Little Falls

A St. Cloud farmer is in critical condition today crashing his crop dusting helicopter into a barn in Ripley Township late this morning. Morrison County Sheriff, Sheriff Michel Wetzel says, the pilot was 71-year old Gary Oleen. They say it happened on Haven Road just north of...

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