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Little Falls Business Thrives Off Locally Hunted Meat

Jamie Yuccas and Edward Moody headed north to show us the industries that count on deer hunting season. First up is Thielen Meats in Little Falls. The family-run business has been helping hunters make sausage for the last 23 years.

11/04/2013

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Mpls. Heroin Dealer Found Guilty In Death Of Little Falls Teen

A Minneapolis man has been charged with the murder of a Little Falls woman who died of a heroin overdose. According to the Morrison County Attorney’s office, 30-year-old Keon “Bird” Mangun sold heroin to Brandon Bedford in north Minneapolis on Feb. 27, 2012. Bedford then gave the heroin to 19-year-old Miranda Gosiak of Little Falls on that evening and on the afternoon of Feb. 28, when she died of an overdose. A Morrison County District Court jury returned a guilty verdict against Mangun Wednesday evening on a charge of 3rd-degree murder.

10/31/2013

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12 Deer Taken In Season’s 1st Youth Deer Hunts

Wet, windy weather made it challenging for participants in Camp Ripley’s 12th annual archery deer hunt for youth. The hunt drew 137 hunters to the Camp Ripley military reservation last weekend, while 13 other young people hunted next door at the Nature Conservancy’s Lake Alexander Preserve.

10/18/2013

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Baby Bitten In The Face Several Times By Rabid Skunk

A 5-month-old baby is being treated for potential exposure to rabies after the child was bitten several times in the face by a skunk in Morrison County. Sheriff’s officials say the baby was outside in a child seat.

07/24/2013

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Little Falls Ceremony Planned To Mark Memorial Day

Minnesota’s Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing for more than 1,200 people at a ceremony to mark Memorial Day. The event at the State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls is being held on Sunday, ahead of the Monday holiday.

05/26/2013

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St. Cloud Cathedral Mourns Death Of ‘Outstanding’ Student

The St. Cloud Cathedral school community is dealing with a terrible loss after one of its students was killed in a single-vehicle crash.

04/30/2013

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2 Found Dead In Little Falls Township Home

Two people have been found dead in a home in Little Falls Township.

02/25/2013

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Judge In Little Falls Asked To Bar Release Of Data

Prosecutors in the case of a Little Falls man accused of killing two teens who broke into his home are asking a judge to order that evidence be kept private.

02/11/2013

Junior Dan Kornbaum, a UMD transfer, has Augsburg sitting pretty in second place in the MIAC. He's also one of the league's top scorers (18.8 ppg) and rebounders (7.9 rpg). (credit: Kelly Anderson Diercks, Augsburg College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things You Need To Know About Dan Kornbaum

At your family reunion, Dan Kornbaum’s basketball resume would be marquee material. But in his own family tree, Augsburg’s rising star is third on the clan totem pole.

01/25/2013

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1-Armed Man Found Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

A Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.

01/17/2013

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Little Falls Responds After Man Accused Of Killing Teens Posts Bail

Less than 24 hours after a Morrison County district court judge cut his $1 million bail in half, the Little Falls man accused of two counts of murder in the deaths of two teenagers was free to go, under deputy protection.

12/18/2012

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Little Falls Shooter Released From Jail After Posting Bail

The man who shot and killed two teenagers who entered his home has been released from prison, after posting bail Tuesday morning.

12/18/2012

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Man Charged With Killing Little Falls Teen Set To Leave Jail

The Little Falls man charged with killing two teens is waiting to get out of jail after a judge agreed to lower his bail at a hearing Monday afternoon.

12/17/2012

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Video, Audio Recordings Detail Little Falls Deaths

Video and audio recordings could shed light on what happened during a confrontation with a homeowner that left two teenagers dead.

12/10/2012

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Pastor Shares Healing Message For Little Falls Teens’ Funeral

More than 500 people attended the funeral on Saturday for 18-year-old Haile Kifer, and her 17-year-old cousin Nick Brady at the Living Hope Assembly of God church.

12/01/2012

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Driving Track Will Help Train Emergency Responders

A new 4.3-mile track at Camp Ripley will give emergency responders from throughout Minnesota a chance to train for disasters and practice tactical driving maneuvers in a variety of conditions.

11/29/2012

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2 Slain Minn. Teens May Be Tied To Earlier Burglary

A car linked to two Minnesota teens who were fatally shot during an alleged home burglary on Thanksgiving Day contained prescription drugs that had been stolen from another house, authorities said Wednesday.

11/28/2012

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Killing Of 2 Minn. Teens Stirs Up Strong Emotions

Local officials knew the grisly killings of two teenagers who broke into a man’s Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day would stir up strong emotions.

11/27/2012

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Funeral Set For Teens Killed In Little Falls Home

A joint funeral will be held Saturday for two teens who were killed in a Little Falls home.

11/27/2012

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Reality Check: Explaining Minnesota’s Self-Defense Laws

A Minnesota man told police he feared two teenagers breaking into his home had a weapon when he shot and killed them on Thanksgiving Day.

11/27/2012

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‘Castle Doctrine’ Supporter: Smith’s Actions Go Beyond Protection

Rep. Tony Cornish is a former police chief. But he differs with many former and current police chiefs when it comes to the “Castle Doctrine,” the measure that allows homeowners to use deadly force to defend their property.

11/27/2012

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Man Charged In 2 Little Falls Teen Deaths

A 64-year-old man is appearing in court on charges he killed two teenagers who allegedly broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day. Byron Smith admitted to shooting and killing 17-year-old Nicholas Brady and his 18-year-old cousin Haile Kifer.

11/26/2012

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Schools Make Counselors Available After Little Falls Shootings

Little Falls and Pillager schools made counselors available Monday for students and staff trying to cope with the shooting deaths of two cousins.

11/26/2012

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Man Due In Court Monday In Morrison County Deaths

A central Minnesota man will be in court Monday after deputies found the bodies of two teenagers who had apparently broken into his home.

11/26/2012

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Vigil Held For 2 Little Falls Teens Shot, Killed; Town Shaken

Two central Minnesota teenagers who were killed during an alleged break-in at a man’s home were cousins and high school athletes who were popular among their schoolmates, officials said.

11/25/2012

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