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