Itasca County

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Police: Grand Rapids Man Stabs Family Member Several Times

A 31-year-old Grand Rapids man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a family member several times early Wednesday morning. Grand Rapids Police were called to a home in the northwest area of the city at about 1:47 a.m. on a report that a family argument turned into a knife attack.

03/25/2015

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Man Accused Of Biting, Killing Infant Son Indicted For 1st-Degree Murder

The northern Minnesota man accused of biting and killing his infant son and blaming it on the neighbor’s dog is facing additional murder charges.

01/27/2015

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Nephew Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Uncle With Dementia

A nephew who had power of attorney for his uncle has pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court to stealing nearly $900,000 from him.

01/27/2015

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Deer River Man Indicted For Fatally Biting Child

A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charged of first-degree murder and one second-degree murder charge for the death of his son on Oct. 18, 2014, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s office.

01/23/2015

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Man Fined, Loses Boat After Reeling In 40 Fish

An out-of-state angler lost his boat for reeling in too many fish, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Officials say they caught 54-year-old Charles Siegerdt fish fillets well over the limit — 21 bass (42 fillets) and 19 northern pike (38 fillets) — at an Itasca County resort.

12/22/2014

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Police: Man Bit & Killed Infant Son, Blamed It On Neighbor’s Dog

An Itasca County man is accused of biting and killing his infant son, blaming the bite marks on the neighbor’s dog.

10/24/2014

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Minnesota Man Charged In Wife’s Overdose Death

Prosecutors have charged a northern Minnesota man with murder in his wife’s drug overdose death.

09/22/2014

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Grand Rapids Man Accused Of Choking, Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend

The man also held a knife to a friend’s throat and threatened to kill her and her family, police say.

09/08/2014

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Missing 68-Year-Old Marcell Man Found Safe

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.

06/13/2014

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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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72-Year-Old Woman Burned Trying To Put Out Grass Fire

A 72-year-old woman was severely burned after trying to put out a grass fire at a rural farm on Monson Lake Road in Itasca County.

10/18/2012

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