It’s safe to say many of us are working for the weekend this week. And that’s because it’s a long holiday weekend! And with the weather a little dicey, WCCO This Morning found fun things to do both indoors and outdoors.
A Minnesota woman who says she was sexually abused by a priest in the 1960s has filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Duluth. In the lawsuit, Quin Buchtel accuses the Rev. Charles Gormly of abusing her while he was at St. Francis of Assisi in Brainerd. She says it took place from about 1960 to 1961, and that she was 12 to 13 years old at the time. Gormly died in 1968.
A Brainerd family is the owner of one of the most unique houses in Minnesota. Aimee and Preston Jobe plan to transform an old Minneapolis skyway into their home after winning it from a Twin Cities architectural firm.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find two suspects involved in a home burglary last month. Authorities said the incident happened on the night of March 26 at a residence on North Nelson Road in Brainerd.
A 24-year-old Brainerd man is dead after a car crash in St. Paul early Saturday morning. Police say the accident happened at Dale Street and Sherburne Avenue. Driver Justin Dechantal was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three mailboxes exploded in Crow Wing County on Sunday, and two of the explosions started fires.
In the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.
A Minnesota family is doing everything it can to help get some new leads on the whereabouts of a missing loved one. Marc Welzant, 47, has been missing since October.
The family of a man missing for three months hopes a new reward will bring him home. Marc Welzant, 47, was last seen around 1:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 26 at the Clark Lake Group Home in Brainerd.
It’s a “go” for the 25th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza. The Crow Wing County sheriff’s office met with representatives from the Brainerd Jaycees on Gull Lake’s Hole in the Day Bay on Wednesday to verify ice conditions.
Two men face charges after a double shooting in Brainerd early Sunday evening, which left one man dead and a woman seriously injured. According to the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office, 23-year-old Tyler Allan Cronquist of Brainerd faces four criminal charges, including two counts of second-degree murder.
Brainerd police have arrested two suspects in connection with a double shooting at an apartment building. A 23-year-old man and the 26-year-old man, both of Brainerd, were arrested several hours after the Sunday evening shooting.
Two suspects are at large after two people were injured in a shooting in Brainerd early Sunday night, according to police. Authorities said the incident happened at about 5 p.m. at an apartment on the 800 block of Juniper Street.
A 76-year-old woman died Monday afternoon in a rollover crash just south of Brainerd, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the accident at about 2:30 p.m. on Highway 25 near milepost 144.
The family of a 14-year-old boy who died on a hockey rink in Brainerd Friday afternoon says they’ve learned what caused him to collapse during the tournament.
A community is in mourning Saturday after a 14-year-old Eastview hockey player died during a tournament Friday evening. Patrick Schoonover, 14, died around 4:30 p.m. Friday during a hockey game at the Brainerd Area Civic Center where the Blue Ox hockey tournament was being held.
A 14-year old hockey player died in a tournament Friday evening.
Authorities in Brainerd are putting out another alert in regards to a vulnerable adult who went missing from Brainerd. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 47-year-old Marc Charles Welzant.
Authorities in Brainerd are asking for the public’s help to find a vulnerable adult who went missing from the area on Sunday. Brainerd Police say 47-year-old Marc Charles Welzant was last seen at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday at a group home in Brainerd.
The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office says that a 47-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash over the weekend. Authorities were called to County Road 159 about five miles east of Brainerd on Saturday evening after another motorist saw a vehicle rolled over in a ditch.
A boil order has been lifted in Brainerd, which has the largest unchlorinated drinking water system in Minnesota. The city’s utility lifted the water boil order Tuesday night after 40 new tests for bacteria came back negative.
Officials in Brainerd, Minn., have extended a boil order for another week, or until further notice. The extension comes after Brainerd Public Utilities and the Minnesota Department of Health evaluated the latest tests, a note on the city’s website says.
The State Patrol says a 64-year-old Princeton, Minn., man died Friday after his Chevy Impala was rear-ended in the northeast metro by a car traveling at highway speeds.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Paul Bunyan State Trail has now been extended to Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd.