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Sheriff: 1 Arrested, 1 At Large In Crow Wing County Cabin Burglary

One suspect has been arrested but another remains at large after the two were spotted burglarizing a cabin in northern Minnesota, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called by the cabin’s owner at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

06/10/2015

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Tap Talk: Gull Dam Brewing, Inc.

We’ve all had those days. The days when you just need a gosh, darn drink. Well, now one brewery owner in the Brainerd/Baxter area is here to help you with those days. Only he’s giving you a Gull Dam beer.

05/29/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

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.

05/21/2015

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Woman Sues Duluth Diocese, Alleges Priest Abused Her

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.

05/19/2015

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Young Brainerd Family To Make Piece Of Mpls. Skyway Home

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.

04/18/2015

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Authorities Seek Suspects In Brainerd Home Burglary

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.

04/16/2015

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Brainerd Man Killed In St. Paul Crash

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.

04/04/2015

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Exploding Mailboxes Starting Fires In Crow Wing County

Three mailboxes exploded in Crow Wing County on Sunday, and two of the explosions started fires.

03/30/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Butcher Shop In Minnesota

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.

03/05/2015

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Authorities Identify Crow Wing Co. Choking Death Victim

The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.

03/04/2015

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Family Holding Out Hope To Find Missing Brainerd Man

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.

02/01/2015

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Family Of Missing Brainerd Man Offering $10K Reward

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.

01/31/2015

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Brainerd Ice Fishing Extravaganza Set For Jan. 24

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.

01/15/2015

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2 Men Charged In Fatal Brainerd Shooting

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.

01/06/2015

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2 Brainerd Men Arrested In Double Shooting

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.

01/05/2015

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Police: 2 Hurt In Brainerd Shooting, Suspects At Large

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.

01/04/2015

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Crow Wing County Rollover Crash

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.

12/30/2014

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Family: 14-Year-Old Hockey Player Died Of Undiagnosed Heart Problem

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.

11/16/2014

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Community Mourns Death Of 14-Year-Old Hockey Player

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.

11/15/2014

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14-Year-Old Hockey Player Dies In Brainerd Tournament

A 14-year old hockey player died in a tournament Friday evening.

11/14/2014

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Second Alert Issued For Missing Brainerd Man

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.

11/06/2014

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Police Looking For Missing Vulnerable Adult In Brainerd

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.

10/29/2014

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Man Killed In Rollover Crash In Crow Wing Co.

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.

10/13/2014

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Boil Water Order Lifted In Brainerd

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.

09/10/2014

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Brainerd Extends Boil Order For City Water

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.

09/06/2014

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