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Charges: Man, 19, Threatened To Shoot 2 People, Had Gun On School Property

A 19-year-old northern Minnesota man faces six felony charges for allegedly having a gun on school property and for brandishing it while threatening two people in a road rage incident not far from the school.

03/25/2014

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Woman Faces 18 Felony Counts In Church Burglaries

A Grand Rapids, Minn. woman faces 18 felony counts for allegedly burglarizing a series of churches and a cabin over the span of six months last year. According to the criminal complaint filed in Itasca County, 28-year-old Erin Lee Autio’s string of crimes stretched from June 10, 2013 through Christmas Day of last year.

01/17/2014

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Minnesota’s Fall-Color Season Gearing Up

Minnesota’s fall-color season is gearing up for what’s expected to be an impressive show. The peak color is arriving a bit later than it did last year, thanks to a warm September.

10/03/2013

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Itasca Co. Rollover

A motorcyclist is in the hospital after colliding with a truck on Highway 38 in Deer Lake, Minn. Sunday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/11/2013

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Authorities Seeking Public’s Help Finding Missing Woman

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.

07/30/2013

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Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty To Sex With Inmate

A former northern Minnesota corrections officer pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year.

03/25/2013

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Bigfork Man Killed In Semi Crash

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.

12/31/2012

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Man Charged With Murder In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been charged with murder Monday after one of his alleged victims in a Grand Rapids double shooting died Saturday.

12/31/2012

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Bigfork Man Dies In Snowmobile Crash

A Bigfork man is dead after a snowmobile crash in northern Minnesota. A woman called authorities Saturday morning to report that her husband had went out snowmobiling alone the night before and hadn’t contacted her in more than 12 hours.

12/31/2012

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Man Found Dead In Burned Car Identified

Itasca County sheriff’s officials have identified the man found dead following a car fire in Balsam Township.

12/10/2012

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Charges: Corrections Officer Admits To Sex With Inmate

A 56-year-old man faces seven felony charges after telling investigators he had sex with an inmate while working as a corrections officer in northern Minnesota, according to court documents filed Friday.

11/30/2012

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71-Year-Old Charged After Man Hit, Killed On Power Scooter

A 71-year-old man has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for allegedly hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence.

11/19/2012

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2 Dead In Itasca County Crash

Two people died after their vehicle left the road, vaulted and rolled in Itasca County late Saturday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/11/2012

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Man, 19, Found Unresponsive Outside Northern MN Cabin, Later Dies

A 19-year-old man is dead after being found outside an Itasca County cabin early Sunday morning, according to authorities.

10/28/2012

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Deer River Woman Gets Jail, Probation In Swindling Case

A 32-year-old Deer River woman was sentenced Monday to 30 years in jail and five years of probation for swindling money from the DMV she worked at.

10/24/2012

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