Brainerd $150K Ice Fishing Extravanganza DelayedOrganizers of the annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza are postponing the contest for two weeks because of inconsistent ice conditions. Contest officials and the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office said Friday the charitable ice-fishing contest on Gull Lake is being delayed until Feb. 6 for safety reasons. The event had been scheduled for Jan. 23.
Snowmobiler In Water For 1 Hour After Breaking Through Ice Officials in northern Minnesota are reminding residents that ice conditions are currently unpredictable and unsafe after a weekend incident where a snowmobiler broke through the ice, as did several others who tried to save him.
Sheriff: Brainerd Man Punches Deputy During Dog DisputeA 63-year-old Brainerd man is in custody after punching a Crow Wing County deputy over an argument about a dog loose in a chicken pen. Larry Walter Prahm is charged with fourth-degree assault, fleeing a peace officer, terroristic threats and obstructing the legal process after the Monday night incident.
Man Dies After Accident On Crow Wing Co. LakeA 21-year-old Eagan man has died after an accident involving a personal watercraft in north central Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened at about 4:35 p.m. on Rush Lake. Witnesses pulled the man out of the water, brought him to shore and attempted resuscitation.
Charges: Man Found With 2.5lbs Of Synthetic Pot Intending To DistributeA Ironton man has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after being found with nearly two-and-a-half pounds of synthetic marijuana. Wesley John Hanson, 31, has been charged with possession of synthetic marijuana with intent to distribute.
Sheriff: Home Burglary Suspect Tasered, Arrested In Crow Wing CountyA 32-year-old Blaine man was arrested Sunday after assaulting a home owner during an attempted burglary and being combative with authorities, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff: Oakdale Man Dies In Crow Wing County Motorcycle CrashA 59-year-old Oakdale man died Saturday after he was thrown from his motorcycle in a crash near Pine Center, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to the crash Saturday on County Road 8 about two miles north of Pine Center.
Sheriff: 1 Arrested, 1 At Large In Crow Wing County Cabin BurglaryOne suspect has been arrested but another remains at large after the two were spotted burglarizing a cabin in northern Minnesota, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called by the cabin's owner at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Authorities Seek Suspects In Brainerd Home BurglaryThe Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find two suspects involved in a home burglary last month. Authorities said the incident happened on the night of March 26 at a residence on North Nelson Road in Brainerd.
Authorities Investigate Crow Wing Co. Child Choking DeathThe Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a child began choking on a county road Friday and later died.
4-Year-Old And Her Mother Seriously Injured In Crow Wing County CrashA head-on collision between a car and a pick-up truck in Crow Wing county left a 4-year-old girl and her mother seriously injured.
2 Men Charged In Fatal Brainerd ShootingTwo men face charges after a double shooting in Brainerd early Sunday evening, which left one man dead and a woman seriously injured. According to the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office, 23-year-old Tyler Allan Cronquist of Brainerd faces four criminal charges, including two counts of second-degree murder.