Crow Wing Sheriff Asks County To Declare State Of EmergencyDue to recent rains in central Minnesota, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management is requesting the Crow Wing County Board declares a state of emergency.
Crow Wing Co. Sheriff Warns Residents Of Storm ScamsAfter severe storms swept through northern Minnesota last week, officials are warning residents of scammers hoping to profit off the destruction.
Sheriff: $150K Worth Of Marijuana Wax Seized In BrainerdAbout $150,000 worth of marijuana wax was seized in a raid in Brainerd.
State Patrol: Man On Motorized Bicycle Struck By Car, Seriously InjuredA 40-year-old Brainerd man is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding a motorized bicycle, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Fake Bills Being Passed In Eden Prairie, GarrisonPhony money is making business owners in Eden Prairie and the Garrison-area furious. Fake $100 bills have shown up at some Eden Prairie business in the past month. The bills are clearly labeled "For Motion Picture Use Only" on the front and back.
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.
Sheriff: 47-Year-Old Brainerd Man Killed In Crow Wing County CrashThe Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash in the city of Merrifield, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon.
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.
New Plan To Treat Lakes Recently Infested With Zebra MusselsThe DNR has a new plan to treat lakes where zebra mussels have recently been discovered.
Search Continues For Minnesotans Missing On Lake Of The WoodsThe search continued Wednesday for three Baudette men who went missing on Lake of the Woods. Northern Light Region says crews searched land and water for 28-year-old Keith Ryan Ayers, 24-year-old Cody Joseph Ostendorf and 22-year-old Justin Kelly Haugtvedt. The three went missing Friday on the Canadian side of the lake.
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.
Jet Ski Operator Killed In Crow Wing CountyA 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.