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Sheriff: Motorcyclist Killed After Hitting Deer Near Mora

A 62-year-old man from North Branch was killed Saturday after hitting a deer with his motorcycle north of the Twin Cities metro. Authorities said the crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. on 195th Avenue about a quarter mile east of Rainbow Street in Comfort Township, which is just east of Mora.

06/22/2015

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Man, 34, Charged In Crash That Killed Sandstone Teen

A 34-year-old man accused of drunken driving likely will be charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of a Sandstone teenager. Seventeen-year-old Colton Nelson was killed last week in a two-car accident near his home in rural Kanabec County. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

02/17/2015

(credit: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

Police: Large Wood Processor Stolen From Mora Business

Police in Mora are asking for the public’s help after a large wood processor was stolen from a business. Authorities said the incident happened at about 6 a.m. Tuesday on the 2200 block of Highway 65 in Mora.

05/13/2014

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Jogger Saves Mother & Son Trapped In Car

Every morning, Jim Morrison looks forward to his routine jog down seldom-driven 215th Avenue, where wildlife and cattle are often his only company. But a half mile into his jog Monday morning, the scenery would turn into anything but ordinary. “So I saw rabbit tracks and I saw deer tracks and I saw turkey tracks, and then I come about here and then there’s tire tracks,” Morrison said. He followed the tracks through the snow, through a fence and into a creek bed below. That’s where he found a truck was nearly upside down in the water.

12/02/2013

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Kanabec County Boy Hit By Vehicle Dies

A 7-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle at his rural Kanabec County home has died.

12/27/2012