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Sheriff: Home Burglary Suspect Tasered, Arrested In Crow Wing County

A 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.

06/30/2015

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1 Dead After Sideswipe Crash In Crow Wing County

A woman is dead Monday evening after her car drifted over the center line and struck another vehicle in Crow Wing County.

06/29/2015

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Exploding Mailboxes Starting Fires In Crow Wing County

Three mailboxes exploded in Crow Wing County on Sunday, and two of the explosions started fires.

03/30/2015

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Authorities Identify Crow Wing Co. Choking Death Victim

The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.

03/04/2015

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$6K Reward Offered In Arson Of General Store Near Brainerd

Police suspect an arsonist is to blame for a fire near Brainerd that destroyed a man’s home and damaged his business.

02/05/2015

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Sheriff: 3 Escape Sinking Vehicle In Crow Wing Co. Lake

Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl says three people needed to escape a vehicle after it broke through the ice on Pelican Lake Thursday morning.

01/30/2015

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4-Year-Old And Her Mother Seriously Injured In Crow Wing County Crash

A 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.

01/15/2015

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2 Men Charged In Fatal Brainerd Shooting

Two 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.

01/06/2015

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Man Killed In Rollover Crash In Crow Wing Co.

The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office says that a 47-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash over the weekend. Authorities were called to County Road 159 about five miles east of Brainerd on Saturday evening after another motorist saw a vehicle rolled over in a ditch.

10/13/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Crow Wing County Motorcycle Crash

One person is dead after a motorcycle was involved in a crash with a pick-up truck Sunday night in Crow Wing County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called at about 7:30 p.m. to the area of Highway 6 and Bay Drive S. on a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck.

10/06/2014

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Man Allegedly Assaults Elderly Mom, 5-Hour Standoff Ensues

A 55-year-old Crow Wing County man is in custody after allegedly assaulting his elderly mother and threatening her with a gun. Paul Strom is awaiting formal charges of second-degree assault, terroristic threats and felon in possession of a firearm stemming from an incident Saturday morning in Irondale Township.

08/26/2014

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2 Rescued After Ultralight Plane Crash In Crow Wing Co. Lake

Two people were pulled from a Crow Wing County lake Friday night after the ultralight plane they were riding in crashed. According to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at about 7:30 p.m. in Agate Lake in Deerwood, Minn.

08/05/2014

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Princeton Woman, 36, Killed In ATV Rollover

A 36-year-old Princeton woman was killed when the ATV she was driving crashed and rolled on top of her Monday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. At 3:15 p.m., deputies responded to the ATV crash on Lens Road, which is southeast of Emily, Minn. Authorities say the woman drove the ATV through a large puddle of water when the ATV rolled on top of her.

07/08/2014

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Sartell Man Drowns In Crow Wing Co. Lake

A 44-year-old Sartell man drowned while swimming in Clearwater Lake Thursday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to a call of a man missing in the lake around 1:37 p.m.

06/27/2014

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Man Accidentally Shot In Crow Wing Co.

A man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen in Fifty Lakes, Minn. Friday evening. According to officials, police responded to a call of a possible home intrusion around 5:17 p.m. When officers reached the house they learned the male who called had suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

04/21/2014

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Dozens Of Firefighters Battle Manufacturing Blaze

Dozens of firefighters from six agencies battled a blaze at a manufacturer in Crow Wing County. Fire officials say an early concern about the fire at Cross-Tech Manufacturing were propane tanks and other chemicals used in production of hydraulic rotary brush cutters. Firefighters from Crosslake, Fifty Lakes, Mission, Ideal and Pequot Lakes fought the fire

03/07/2014

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State Fines Crow Wing County Landfill $12,000

The Crow Wing County Landfill has paid a $12,000 fine for accepting and improperly disposing of 15 barrels of flammable liquid hazardous waste. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the hazardous waste accepted by the landfill in November 2012 posed a potential threat to human health.

03/06/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Snowmobiling

We’re not quite done with winter just yet, and that means there’s still time to enjoy your favorite winter activities — like snowmobiling. I asked WCCO-TV viewers where the Best Snowmobiling in Minnesota can be found, and they answered. It’s in Crow Wing County.

02/13/2014

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Authorities: Man Hospitalized For Hypothermia After Fleeing Deputy

A 45-year-old man needed hospitalization for hypothermia and other exposure issues after fleeing authorities near Garrison, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

10/29/2013

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Families, Doctors Torn Over Lyme Disease

Cabin country in Minnesota and western Wisconsin is considered ground zero for one of the fastest growing infectious diseases: Lyme disease. Cases in both states are among the highest in the country, but the controversy surrounding how to treat the tick-borne disease is growing. It’s torn families apart and pit patients against mainstream medicine.

08/19/2013

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Officers ID’d In Crow Wing County Shootout That Killed 1, Injured Deputy

Authorities have identified the officers involved in the shootout that left a deputy injured and a man dead earlier this week in Crow Wing County. Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl said deputy Scott Goddard received a gunshot wound to the shoulder during the shootout. Both Goddard and fellow deputy Adam Kronstedt, who was also involved in the confrontation, remain on administrative leave.

08/16/2013

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Deceased Suspect In Crow Wing Co. Shooting ID’d

Officials in Crow Wing County have identified the man killed by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday after he shot a deputy in the arm.

08/15/2013

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Husband, Wife Killed After Motorcycle Crashes Into Truck

For the second time in less than a week, a husband and wife have been killed in a motorcycle accident in Minnesota. Authorities said the recent crash happened in Crow Wing County Road near Crosby.

07/09/2013

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Authorities Search For Missing Crosby Man

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 27-year-old Crosby man. Twenty-seven-year-old Jesse Larson has been missing since last Thursday night, when he left his parents’ home in his vehicle with two dogs. The vehicle and one of the dogs were located on his parents’ property on Prushek Road in Crosby.

06/24/2013

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MN Water Accidents Claim 3 Lives

The past few days have been deadly on Minnesota waters. A 3-year-old boy drowned in a lake in Nisswa on Monday, and over 5-year-old girl and a woman died in a boating accident on Lac qui Parle, as the two were without life jackets.

06/11/2013

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