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Dozens Of Firefighters Battle Manufacturing Blaze

Dozens of firefighters from six agencies battled a blaze at a manufacturer in Crow Wing County. Fire officials say an early concern about the fire at Cross-Tech Manufacturing were propane tanks and other chemicals used in production of hydraulic rotary brush cutters. Firefighters from Crosslake, Fifty Lakes, Mission, Ideal and Pequot Lakes fought the fire

03/07/2014

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Prosecutors Say Rodriguez’s Lawyers Did Good Work

Federal prosecutors say in court documents released Wednesday that a man sentenced to death for killing a University of North Dakota student nearly 10 years ago knew what he was doing and his final appeal should be dismissed without a hearing.

11/13/2013

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What To Do When You Bag That Buck? Hire A Taxidermist

Hunting generates around $420 million in salaries and wages in Minnesota. And once you bag that prize buck, it’s hard not to want to employ a taxidermist. The experts at Trophy Time Taxidermy in Pequot Lakes

11/08/2013

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A Minnesota Hunting Tradition: Meat Raffles

Hunting is a tradition in itself, but there are also traditions that go along with just being up north. Meat raffles go right with that annual tradition, and we went to Pestello’s Bar in Pequot Lakes to take in one of the best.

11/07/2013

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‘Deer Hunting Widows’ Create Shopping Experience

A lot of Minnesota women hunt while others join their husbands at the cabin, but there is a group who consider themselves “Deer Hunting Widows.” We learned there’s plenty for those ladies to do up north if they’re not into hunting deer.

11/06/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Gull Lake

On Thursday, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer headed up to the Brainerd Lakes Area. Wind chills were recorded as low as 40 below, but that didn’t stop the two from visiting Gull Lake in Nisswa.

01/31/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Bean Hole Days

There’s more than one way to welcome folks to town: friendly signs, smiles on the street — and steaming bowls of beans? Bean Hole Days is a tradition that’s been drawing big crowds for decades to Pequot Lakes.

07/01/2012

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8 Arrested In Pequot Lakes School Drug Ring

Eight people have been charged in an apparent school drug ring in the Pequot Lakes area.

03/12/2012

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Sex Offender Gets 2 Years In Prison

A 69-year-old Pequot Lakes man was sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday for violating predatory offender requirements and burglary going back to incidents from May 5 to May 27 of 2010.

12/30/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Pequot Lakes & Bunyan’s Fish Bobber

The legend of Paul Bunyan is big in Minnesota, but only one town – Pequot Lakes – has Bunyan’s giant fishing bobber.

11/06/2011

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Family Thankful For Accident That Uncovered Boy’s Tumor

As strange as it may sound, a northern Minnesota family is thankful for a terrible accident that sent their young son to the hospital.

11/02/2011

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Pequot Teacher Charged In $34,000 Theft

A Pequot Lakes teacher has been charged with six felonies in Crow Wing County in the theft of $34,000 from a teachers’ union fund.

08/11/2011