State Patrol: Pedestrian Hit By Off-Duty Wright Co. Deputy Near ClearwaterAuthorities are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by an off-duty Wright County sheriff's deputy Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened at about 6:11 a.m. on County Road 75 east of Highway 24, which is near Clearwater in Wright County.
3 Killed In Motorcycle Crashes Over Weekend In MinnesotaAuthorities say three people have died in motorcycle crashes in Minnesota over Labor Day weekend.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Clearwater County CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol says a 77-year-old Bagley, Minnesota man is dead after a Clearwater County crash Friday morning.
Hall Of Famers Molitor, Sandberg Manage Against Each OtherHall of Fame players Paul Molitor and Ryne Sandberg are managing against each other, making the spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and Philadelphia Phillies a unique matchup.
Buchanan Allows 2 Hits In 5 Innings As Phillies Beat Twins 3-0David Buchanan allowed two hits in five innings, Cody Asche hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday. Expected to be the Phillies' No. 4 starter, Buchanan struck out three and walked nine.
Emmer Puts 2010 Behind Him In 6th District Bid Perhaps the best evidence of Tom Emmer's commanding position in his campaign for Congress is this: He's not allowed to wear his rollerblades.
Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested In ClearwaterThe 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.
Drug Busts Net $40K Of Meth, Five ArrestsFive 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.
Police: Serial Fast-Food Armed Robbery Suspect CaughtMaple 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.
5-Year-Old Boy, Grandpa Die In Wright Co. Tractor AccidentA 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.
Expect Delays Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94Get ready for major delays if you're driving on Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud.
Construction Begins Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94Work began Wednesday on a project that will tie-up traffic for a good part of the summer.