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State Patrol: Motorcyclist Hits, Kills Black Bear On I-35 In Pine Co.

A Pine County man is hospitalized after hitting a black bear on Interstate 35 near Pine City late Friday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Edmund Hanson, of Brook Park, was driving on I-35 when a black bear stepped out onto the highway.

07/17/2015

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Northfield Couple Claims $2 Million Lotto Jackpot

A Northfield couple won a $2 million Minnesota State Lottery jackpot Friday, the second-highest Gopher 5 payout on record.

11/14/2014

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Human Remains Found In Pine Co.; Officials Investigating

Officials in Pine County say they are investigating after human remains were found at a construction site. The county sheriff’s office said the remains, which appear to be decades old, were found Monday morning on the 15000 block of Sunset Trail near Pine City.

10/14/2014

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April Storm Dumps Foot Of Snow In Minn., Wis.

Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service reports nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, 14 inches in St. Francis and over 10 inches in Pine City.

04/16/2014

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Pine Co. Mother And Daughter Charged With Animal Abuse, Neglect

Formal charges have been filed against two Pine County women who are accused of the neglect and abuse of more than 100 animals on a farm near Pine City. According to the Pine County Sheriff’s office, Kathleen Mary Doenz, 65, and her mother, 86-year-old Gloria Irene Carlson, were each charged Friday with five felony counts, five gross misdemeanor counts and four misdemeanor counts related to the abuse and neglect of horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks and other animals on their property.

12/27/2013

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Driver Ejected, Killed After Swerving To Miss Deer In Chisago Co.

A driver is dead after swerving to miss a deer on a Chisago County road Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/06/2013

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What’s Killing Off Evergreen Trees?

Evergreens are dying at rates the DNR calls alarming. Last week the focus was on the epidemic in western Wisconsin but on Thursday, WCCO talked with a couple who’ve already lost five pine trees they’d planted decades ago.

06/27/2013

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Charges: Snow Plow Driver On Meth Steals Truck, Crashes It, & Breaks Into Home

A snow plow driver allegedly on meth crashed a stolen truck with a plow on it, broke into a nearby home, and told the homeowner, “It’s a chase” before police ended up catching him on foot close by.

02/15/2013

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Van ‘Drives Thru’ Pine City KFC

A Dodge Caravan was trying to park outside the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Pine City Friday afternoon when it jumped the curb and drove through the wall of the building, police say.

10/26/2012

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Charges: Group Home Resident Sexually Assaulted 2 Workers

A 36-year-old Pine City man is accused of sexually assaulting two workers in the group home where he resided in northern Minnesota, according to charges filed Thursday in Pine County Court.

04/26/2012

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PolyMet Opponents Deliver Petitions By Dog Sled

The rewards of their hard work come in a bowl of food and water. You might call it an example of, “canine activism.”

03/06/2012

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Man Arrested In Pine City Robbery Attempt

Police have arrested a man in connection with an attempted home invasion and burglary that happened early last week.

02/16/2012

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Witness Stymies Attempted Robbery In Pine City

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says a witness interrupted a home invasion and broke up an attempted robbery Monday morning.

02/06/2012

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Pedestrian Killed Crossing Highway In Pine County

A Pine City man was killed Saturday night after he was struck while crossing a state highway.

12/04/2011

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Forester Cuts Down Gov’s Christmas Tree 1 Last Time

If there ever was a caretaker of our north woods, chances are it is Art Widerstrom. He’s been a forester with the Department of Natural Resources for more than 40 years.

11/17/2011

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Crew To Cut Official Governor’s Christmas Tree

A crew will head into the Chengwatana State Forest east of Pine City to cut down a 50-foot balsam fir that will grace the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul this holiday season.

11/17/2011

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16-Year-Old Charged With Shooting Stepfather

David Doberstein has been charged with attempted second degree murder and two counts each of second-degree assault and assault with a dangerous weapon.

09/08/2011

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Man Shot In The Head In Pine City; Stepson Arrested

A 41-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the head in Pine City Wednesday morning, according to authorities.

09/07/2011

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Man Arrested In TX In Connection To MN Child’s Death

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Houston, Texas in connection to the 2006 death of a 10-year-old girl in Hinckley, Minn., the Pine County Sheriff’s office announced Friday.

07/29/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. The mothers of three US hikers detained for 10 months in Iran called for their release as a "humanitarian gesture" after an emotional reunion with their children, an AFP correspondent said. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Family Cautiously Optimistic About Hikers Trial

A trial is scheduled for July 31 for two American hikers imprisoned in Iran and one family member is cautiously optimistic about it, after previous trials were canceled.

07/09/2011

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Ceremony Honors National Guard Leaving For Kuwait

A ceremony near Pine City on Saturday sends off members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division on a yearlong deployment supporting the drawdown of U.S. troops from Iraq.

05/28/2011

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Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Begins In SE Minn.

Those leading the fight against chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota say a plan to kill and test deer is off to a strong start.

02/08/2011

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Reward Increased In St. Paul Death By Car

Police hope an additional reward will help solve the killing of a man intentionally struck by a car five months ago in St. Paul.

01/07/2011

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Trooper Chase Ends In Crash Near Pine City

For the second time in five days, a chase involving a state trooper has resulted in a crash.

12/09/2010

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Pawlenty To Light Last Christmas Tree As Governor

Gov. Tim Pawlenty lights his last Christmas tree at the governor’s mansion on Monday.

11/29/2010

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