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Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested In Clearwater

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said they have apprehended a sex offender who recently went on the lam. Dagan Lasart, 32, was convicted for breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her.

04/18/2014

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Drug Busts Net $40K Of Meth, Five Arrests

Five people are in the Douglas County Jail after the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and local police departments made a series of methamphetamine-related busts this week. On Monday, agents and officers from Alexandria Police arrested 29-year-old Kyle Hildebrand of South Haven and 23-year-old Jami Johnson of Sauk Rapid. Undercover agents bought 106 grams of meth for $6,000 from Hildebrand and Johnson, which has a street value of over $21,000. They were both eventually charged with 1st-degree controlled substance sales crime.

12/13/2013

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Police: Serial Fast-Food Armed Robbery Suspect Caught

Maple Grove Police have arrested a man suspected of a month-long armed-robbery spree that mostly targeted fast-food restaurants along the Interstate 94 corridor. According to authorities, Douglas Wayne Gravelle was taken into custody on Thursday. This arrest comes after a string of armed robberies which began in early September. Fast-food restaurants in Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, Big Lake, Clearwater and Monticello were targeted. A Game Stop video game store in Monticello may also have been robbed by Gravelle earlier this month.

10/18/2013

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5-Year-Old Boy, Grandpa Die In Wright Co. Tractor Accident

A 5-year-old boy and his grandfather are dead after a tractor ride in Clearwater, Minn. turned tragic, according to the authorities. Wright County officials received a call around 5:45 p.m. Friday that a tractor that had flipped over in a ditch near the intersection of County Road 104 and Huber Avenue Northwest in Clearwater. Officials arrived on scene and found the man and his grandson, both of Monticello, Minn., pinned under the tractor. Rescue and ambulance personnel worked to free the victims but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

08/04/2013

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Expect Delays Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94

Get ready for major delays if you’re driving on Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud.

04/04/2013

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Construction Begins Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94

Work began Wednesday on a project that will tie-up traffic for a good part of the summer.

04/03/2013

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Phillies’ Halladay Pounded By Twins In 6-4 Loss

Roy Halladay was yanked in the third inning after getting rocked in the Minnesota Twins’ 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

03/14/2012

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15-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured In St. Cloud Hit-And-Run

A 16-year-old girl is seriously hurt after being hit by a pickup truck that fled the scene on Monday.

07/26/2011

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4-Year-Old Drowns In Stearns County

Stearns County sheriff’s deputies say a 4-year-old girl reported missing in a Clearwater park apparently drowned in a lake there.

07/19/2011

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Patient In Medical Transport Van Dies After Crash

A patient in a medical transport van has died after the van crashed with another vehicle.

06/05/2011

Two Dead Following Chain-Reaction Crash

  Several vehicles involved in crash on I-94 near Clearwater

10/04/2010

Two Killed in Plane Crash

Two men were killed when a small plane crashed in Wright County and the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

08/23/2010