Itasca County Sheriff’s Office
Authorities have charged a Grand Rapids man who they say led a seven-hour armed standoff with officers. Twenty-nine-year-old Robert Williams was charged Thursday with one count of reckless discharge of a firearm, four counts of false imprisonment and one count of terroristic threats following the standoff Wednesday night.
Authorities say two schools in northern Minnesota were put on lockdown Friday morning after a report of suspicious activity in the area, according to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities in northern Minnesota say they have apprehended a 30-year-old man in Itasca County who is wanted on suspicion of domestic assault and threatening law enforcement.
Authorities in central Minnesota have located a 68-year-old man who left his home on Friday and never returned. Paul Joseph O’Reilly, of Marcell, had gone out to run an errand, but he didn’t return home, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said.
Authorities in northern Minnesota are asking the public’s help in finding a 79-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday after going out to pick blueberries.
One man has died and one woman is in critical condition after a crash involving a car and a semi-truck early Monday evening on Highway 6, just north of Deer River.
Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a 19-year-old man found unresponsive at a hunting camp party in northern Minnesota this fall.
Speed and alcohol may have been factors in a crash left a 32-year-old man dead Wednesday morning in Itasca County, authorities say.
Authorities are investigating after a body was found Friday near Squaw Lake in Itasca County.
The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a structural fire at 10:55 p.m. Friday. When authorities arrived, they found two victims inside the residence who had died.