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Horse Rider Injured After Being Thrown From Mount

Chisago County authorities say a horse rider who was thrown from her mount after it was spooked by another horse has been hospitalized in serious condition.

09/13/2014

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Missing Fisherman Found Safe

A missing fisherman in Chisago County has been found safe. Family members called the sheriff’s department when the 51-year-old man failed to return from fishing on East Rush Lake Thursday.

08/22/2014

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Authorities Investigate Report Of Missing Angler

Chisago County authorities are investigating a report of a missing fisherman from Austin. The sheriff’s office says in a statement that it received a report around noon Thursday of a 16-foot fishing boat washing ashore on the north end of East Rush Lake.

08/21/2014

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This Minn. Farm Is Bringing Solar Power To Its Community

A Minnesota farm is helping people power their homes and businesses with solar energy without having to put panels on their roof. Eichten’s Cheese Farm in Chisago County is about to become one of Minnesota’s biggest community solar gardens.

08/07/2014

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2-Year-Old Found After Going Missing In Chisago Co.

Crews have located a 2-year-old child who went missing in Chisago County Friday afternoon. According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office Facebook, the toddler went missing from Rush City, Minn. around noon.

05/30/2014

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Body Of Coon Rapids Man Recovered From St. Croix River

The body of a 21-year-old Coon Rapids man has been recovered five days after he jumped into the St. Croix River to try to save his nephew. According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, crews found the body of Tou Hu Vang Friday at 9:51 a.m. just south of the Osceola Landing.

05/30/2014

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High Water Levels On Green Lake Threaten Isanti Co. Residents

Lake residents in parts of east central Minnesota are hoping for drier weather soon as high water remains a big problem for many near Green Lake in Isanti County. High water is typical of many lakes in Isanti, Chisago and Anoka Counties. Heavy spring rains and snowmelt have swollen lake levels, putting a pinch in the start of the boating season.

05/19/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Chisago County Head-On Crash

At least one person was killed in a head-on crash with a semi-truck in Chisago County Monday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 3:38 p.m. on Highway 8 at County Road 14.

02/25/2014

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1 Dead In Chisago Co. Tractor Accident

An 81-year-old Chisago County man was found dead after a tractor accident Sunday, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office.

02/02/2014

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Chisago Grand Jury Indicts Man In Jelinek’s Death

A Chisago County grand jury has indicted 29-year-old Aaron Jude Schnagl on third-degree murder charges in the death of Danielle Jelinek. Jelinek was 27 years old when she went missing on Dec. 9, 2012.

12/16/2013

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Why Is Snow White?

Early Wednesday morning, a 29-year-old man from Chisago County died after swerving to hit a deer on I-35. That had Taryn from Red Wing wanting to know: What should we do if we see a deer?

11/08/2013

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State Patrol ID’s Man Killed In Chisago County Rollover

Authorities said a 29-year-old man from just north of the Twin Cities died Wednesday after swerving to miss a deer on Interstate 35 in Chisago County. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim Thursday as Joseph A. Kelley of Harris, which is just north of North Branch.

11/07/2013

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Fatal Crash Closes I-35 In Chisago County

The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash Wednesday morning on Interstate 35 in the north Twin Cities metro, just hours after the first snowfall of the season.

11/06/2013

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Report Details Allegations Against Priest, Professor

A police report obtained by WCCO details a Chicago County woman’s claims against a prominent Twin Cities priest and University of St. Thomas professor. The woman claims he abused her starting when she was just 13 years old.

10/15/2013

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Missing Forest Lake Teen Found Safe

Within three hours after the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released a missing endangered person alert for a Forest Lake teen, she announced on her Facebook page that she’s safe and has talked with her parents. According to Chisago County Sheriff’s office, 18-year-old Jade Alexandra Kelm was last seen early Sunday morning at Sunrise Estates Trailer Court in Stacy in the company of her boyfriend, 19-year-old Ryley Thomas Olson of North Branch. On Monday afternoon, Kelm announced “I’m fine and I contacted my parents.”

10/14/2013

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