Crow Wing County
A man has died in Jet Ski accident on a Crow Wing County lake. Sheriff’s officials say a 21-year-old Eagan man was operating a personal watercraft on Rush Lake Wednesday when he went into the water.
A 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.
A 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.
Officials have confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in two more Minnesota lakes and added the Red River to the state’s official list of waters infested with the aquatic invaders.
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.
A woman is dead Monday evening after her car drifted over the center line and struck another vehicle in Crow Wing County.
Three mailboxes exploded in Crow Wing County on Sunday, and two of the explosions started fires.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.
Police suspect an arsonist is to blame for a fire near Brainerd that destroyed a man’s home and damaged his business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.