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Woman Sentenced In Meth-Fueled Crash That Killed Cambridge Man

A 43-year-old Princeton woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 62-year-old Cambridge man, according to the Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo.

05/20/2015

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Cambridge Man, 39, Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Cambridge man has died after a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning. The Isanti County Sheriff’s office says the accident happened at about 1:52 a.m. near the area of 331st Avenue Northwest and Walbo Drive Northwest.

05/15/2015

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Cambridge Man, 19, Charged With Kidnap, Rape Of Girl, 15

A Cambridge man is charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. According to the complaint, 19-year-old Joshua Lanerd forced the girl into a van at a park near Pine City Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.

04/29/2015

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Cambridge Man Blinded In DWI Crash Shares His Holiday Warning

he victim of a DWI crash has a message for those looking to celebrate over the holidays. In 2007, a drunk driver hit Greg Torell near his Cambridge home. He was returning home from the hospital after visiting his newborn granddaughter.

12/23/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Place To Cut Down Your Own Tree

There’s something about cutting down your own tree. It’s an experience. Just like the Fraser fir and balsam, the Wolcyn Tree Farm, and family, continues to grow.

11/27/2014

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Cambridge Principal Resigns After Stalking Charges

A Minnesota principal accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend has resigned from Cambridge Primary School.

11/21/2014

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Weather Blog: November Snows Go Big

No practice snowfall to acclimate us to the shift in weather and wardrobe this season. In a mere two weeks’ time, sandals were replaced with snow boots, as Oct 27 featured high temperatures in the upper 60s and on Monday sidewalks became shrouded in fall snow, demanding more than one ruler to measure in many locations.

11/11/2014

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Cambridge Principal Accused Of Stalking Appears In Court, Bail Set

A 47-year-old principal at Cambridge Primary School appeared in court Tuesday morning on charges of stalking, disorderly conduct and fleeing from an officer.

09/30/2014

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Charges: Cambridge Principal Stalked Ex-Girlfriend, Fled Police

Charges are expected Monday against an elementary school principal arrested over the weekend. Police booked 47-year-old Christopher Grote into Isanti County jail on Sunday morning. Now, prosecutors are considering charges of stalking, disorderly conduct and fleeing an officer.

09/29/2014

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Authorities: Cambridge Principal Arrested For Stalking, Fleeing Peace Officer

A school principal in central Minnesota has been arrested early Sunday morning. Christopher Grote, the principal at Cambridge Primary School in Cambridge, was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct, public nuisance, stalking and fleeing a peace officer, according to Isanti County Jail records.

09/28/2014

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20K Gallons Of Sewage Leaked Into Rum River

An estimated 20,000 gallons of sewage ended up in the Rum River in what’s being called a minor spill, the City of Cambridge announced Tuesday. According to the city’s utilities department director Todd Schwab, on Monday at 6:35 p.m., the Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Facility was notified by the Isanti County Dispatch Office that a boater reported seeing liquid coming from a manhole cover and flowing into the Rum River.

08/05/2014

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Cambridge Man Saves Resident From Trailer Home Inferno

The resident of a trailer home in Cambridge, Minn. was rescued from an inferno caused by exploding oxygen tanks Saturday morning. Cambridge Fire crews were called to the blaze just before 9 a.m. in a trailer home at 2235 Red Pine Dr. S.

07/12/2014

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2 Killed After Van U-Turns In Front Of Motorcycle

A 43-year-old woman was killed after the motorcycle on which she was riding crashed into a van west of Cambridge, Minn. Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened along Highway 95.

05/30/2014

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Cambridge Man Convicted In Road-Rage Shooting

A Cambridge man was convicted Friday on charges stemming from the shooting of a man during a road-rage incident outside of the Isanti County Police Department in 2012. Joseph Duane Kadlec, 73, was convicted of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless discharge of a firearm by an Isanti County jury. According to a criminal complaint, Kadlec shot Kyle William Ronning in the chin during an argument after a road incident on southbound Highway 65 on Sept. 29, 2012.

03/14/2014

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DNR, MDHA Host Listening Sessions For Deer Hunters

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will host a series of listening sessions for deer hunters to learn more about the state of deer after this year’s winter.

03/10/2014

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Playwright’s ‘Hamlet’ Hits The Road In Minnesota

Minnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month. “Jeffrey Hatcher’s Hamlet” will travel to seven Minnesota communities. Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare’s drama “Hamlet” for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.

03/08/2014

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Minn. Senator Says Lawsuit Unrelated To His Duties

A state senator who’s accused of failing to repay a Small Business Administration loan says the case is not related to his legislative duties.

01/20/2014

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Dayton Wants Sex Offender Releases Halted For Now

Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota Legislature to take action and change sex offender laws in the state. At a press conference on Wednesday, Dayton and his human services commissioner addressed issues surrounding the current state of sex offender laws in Minnesota.

11/13/2013

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Father Of Teen Bicyclist Killed By Car Forgives Driver

The father of a young teenager killed while biking to a friend’s house says he has forgiven the 16-year-old driver that took his son’s life. Colin Larson died Thursday night just a block from his home in Cambridge. His family says the 13-year-old was very passionate about his faith. His church canceled a retreat, and Larson’s friends instead met at the church for a memorial. Larson’s dad, Stephen Larson, told WCCO that through his family’s grief, they’re also thinking of the driver.

10/19/2013

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Sheriff ID’s Boy, 13, Hit And Killed By Car In Isanti County

A 13-year-old boy from Cambridge was killed Thursday after getting hit by a car while riding his bike near the Cambridge Airport, according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities identified the victim Friday as Colin Nathaniel Larson.

10/18/2013

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Sheriff: Isanti County Jail Nurse Arrested For Drug Fraud

A 39-year-old Cambridge woman who worked at the Isanti County Jail was arrested last Thursday in connection with an ongoing drug case at the facility, according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. Cara Sue Lindgren, who worked as a nurse at the Isanti County Jail, is accused of ordering oxycodone and hydrocodone and was charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

08/14/2013

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Isanti County Sheriff: Help ID Suspects Who Stole $35K Worth Of Equipment

Police said thieves knew exactly what they were doing when they made off with $35,000 worth of lawn equipment. In the surveillance video, you can see criminals dressed in camouflage and wearing face masks pulling up in a pick-up and then leaving Crawford Equipment in Cambridge, Minn., with a stolen trailer, loaded with expensive lawn mowers.

08/07/2013

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Cambridge Pastor Sentenced For Sexual Assault

A 55-year-old pastor from Cambridge, Minn., was sentenced Wednesday to 160 days in jail and 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting a mentee. Ryan Jay Muehlhauser had pleaded guilty in February to two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.

06/05/2013

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Hearing For High-Speed Rail Line From Duluth To Cities

Thursday will give residents a chance to weigh in on a proposed high-speed passenger rail line between Minneapolis and Duluth.

04/04/2013

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Warrant Issued For Cambridge Man In Alleged Sex Assault

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 44-year-old Cambridge man in an alleged sexual assault, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

03/06/2013

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