Crow Wing County
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.
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.
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.
Officials in Crow Wing County have identified the man killed by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday after he shot a deputy in the arm.
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.
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.
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.
Two men have been taken to the hospital after their snowmobiles crashed in an open field near the Brainerd Airport, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
A woman in Crow Wing County is accused of breaking a police officer’s ankle as she struggled against her arrest. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Burnos, of Baxter, is charged with obstruction.
A 53-year-old Merrifield man died Thursday morning in a crash involving his pick-up truck and a semi-tractor trailer in Crow Wing County, according to authorities.
A Crow Wing County man was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree assault Thursday in connection with a shooting during a July 6, 2012, robbery in St. Paul.
A 38-year-old man was killed when he was ejected from a vehicle in Emily, Minn. Tuesday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers reported finding a dead body Thursday afternoon in Deerwood Township after a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle. Police responded to a wooded area near County Road 31 at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
A 23-year-old Madelia man is in critical condition after being struck by lightning.
A 55-year-old man is dead and a 61-year-old man is injured after a plane crash on Upper Whitefish Lake, near Crosslake.