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1 Dead After Scooter, Car Collide In Red Wing

One person is dead after colliding with a vehicle on Highway 61 in Red Wing, according to authorities. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Hill Street.

07/24/2013

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Man Shot To Death In North Mpls. Identified

The man who was shot to death in north Minneapolis on Friday has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 23-year-old DeShaun Guilmant of St. Cloud.

07/21/2013

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River Falls Raises $48K For Schaffhausen Girls’ Memorial Playground

The River Falls community is rallying behind Jessica Schaffhausen, who lost her three daughters, last year. Jessica’s turning the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia into a positive, trying to build a playground as a memorial.

07/20/2013

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1 Shot & Killed, 1 Arrested After N. Mpls. Shooting

One man has been arrested after another man was shot and killed during a Friday evening shooting in north Minneapolis, police said. Minneapolis police said the incident took place just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of Emerson Avenue North and 36th Avenue North.

07/19/2013

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Sheriff: 2-Year-Old Boy Found In Trunk Likely Died Of Hyperthermia

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says an autopsy to determine the cause of death for a 2-year-old boy found in a trunk has been completed. However, the results on Isaiah Theis were not immediately available.

07/19/2013

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Volunteers ‘Very Upset’ After Wis. Boy’s Body Was Found In Car Trunk

The 2-year-old boy who went missing in western Wisconsin for more than 24 hours was found inside the trunk of a vehicle on Wednesday night, authorities said. A law enforcement officer found Isaiah Theis deceased just after 10 p.m.

07/18/2013

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Sheriff: Missing Wis. Boy Found Dead By Officer

The 2-year-old boy missing in western Wisconsin for more than 24 hours was found dead Wednesday night, authorities say.

07/17/2013

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Man Dies After Being Shot In Minneapolis

A man is dead after suffering a gunshot wound overnight, according to police. Authorities say officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 3400 block of Fremont Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers located a man lying on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound.

07/14/2013

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Police: Human Remains In Colorado Are Missing Minnesotan’s

The human remains found in Colorado are those of Leann Annie Meyer, the Minnesotan who had been missing since Feb. 7, 2013, authorities said. The Park County Sheriff’s Office discovered the remains around 7 p.m. next to a cabin and through forensic analysis of evidence, the body was identified as Meyer’s.

07/09/2013

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Police ID The 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Who Crashed Into SUV, Died

The 24-year-old motorcyclist that died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota has been identified as Benjamin Scott Jones, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, a Rice Lake Township resident, was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/05/2013

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Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.

07/05/2013

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Police: 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist Crashes Into SUV, Dies

A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old Rice Lake Township resident was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.

07/04/2013

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New Hope Police: Man Found Dead In Car With Gunshot Wounds

New Hope police are investigating after finding a dead body inside a car late Thursday night. According to the New Hope Police Department, the victim was discovered at 8:30 p.m. on the 7600 block of Bass Lake Road.

06/28/2013

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What’s Killing Off Evergreen Trees?

Evergreens are dying at rates the DNR calls alarming. Last week the focus was on the epidemic in western Wisconsin but on Thursday, WCCO talked with a couple who’ve already lost five pine trees they’d planted decades ago.

06/27/2013

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2 Dead In Saturday Plane Crash On Madeline Island

Two people are dead after a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island, according to officials. Authorities said they received a 911 call regarding the crash around 6:34 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of the Madeline Island Airport in La Pointe, Wis.

06/16/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Lt. Col. Mark Weber — American Hero

On Sunday, June 2 , Lt. Col. Mark Weber was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning. Weber had spoken six days earlier at the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Snelling. His message of service and duty echoed through that beautiful spot. Hundreds applauded after he finished.

06/15/2013

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‘Everybody Wishes They Had A Father Like Mark Weber’

Friends and family are mourning the death of a beloved soldier, author and family man as Lt. Col. Mark Weber died Thursday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 41 years old.

06/14/2013

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Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In Car

The death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.

06/12/2013

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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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Woman Recalls Tragic Canoe Trip That Took Her Husband’s Life

An anniversary canoe trip to the boundary waters turned tragic for a Minnetonka couple. Dick and Elaine Barber had paddled into the Basswood River rapids before, but this time the water was high and fast and the canoe they were in tipped over.

06/07/2013

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Scientists Find Out Why Moose Population’s Slipping

Scientists are trying to figure out why the moose population in Minnesota has gone down as much as 65 percent. The answers aren’t good news.
The Minnesota DNR captured 49 moose calves and fitted them with GPS transmitter collars. Days after finishing their work, 22 of the newborn moose had already died.

05/31/2013

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Man Killed In Superior Industrial Accident

Police say a 30-year-old man has been killed at a wood shingle manufacturer in Superior. First responders were called to White Cedar Shingles and Lumber Company at about 7 p.m. Tuesday in a building south of the coal piles off St. Louis Bay. They found David Clink unresponsive with his arm or clothing caught in a conveyor belt system.

05/22/2013

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St. Paul Man Hit, Killed By Semi In WI

A 63-year-old St. Paul man was hit and killed by a semi Friday afternoon at a gas station in Hixton, Wis., authorities said. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Glenn Michael Augustine was walking away from his own semi at the Hixton Travel Plaza parking lot, when he was hit and killed around 4:09 p.m. Friday by another semi pulling into the station to fuel up.

05/18/2013

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Memorial To Send Romero’s Body Home To Mexico

Friends and family gathered Thursday night at a benefit held for the motorcyclist who died after his bike collided with a police cruiser.

05/16/2013

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Police: Red Wing Jogger Falls Off 200-Foot Cliff, Dies

Red Wing police are investigating after a man died Wednesday night, presumably falling off a 200-foot rock wall at the top of barns bluff. Witnesses were performing CPR on the man at about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday. But he was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities before being transported to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

05/16/2013

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