Sheriff: Man, 60, Solicited Sex From 13-Year-Old Over Social MediaA west-central Minnesota man is accused of trying to solicit sex via social media from what he believed to be was a 13-year-old.
Charges: Pope Co. Man Spied On Girl In The Shower A 37-year-old west-central Minnesota man is accused of watching a girl bathe through a small hole in a bathroom shower.
Sheriff: 5 Injured In Pope County Airboat CrashThe Pope County Sheriff's Office says five people have been hospitalized after an airboat crash Wednesday.
Man In Custody After Attempted Robbery, High-Speed Chase In Swift CountyA man is in custody after an alleged attempted robbery at a Swift County bar Tuesday and a high-speed chase the next day, according to a statement from police.
Missing Hunter Found Dead In Central Minnesota LakeOfficials in central Minnesota say a missing hunter was found dead over the weekend.
Family, Investigators Believe Remains Found Are Missing 18-Year-OldAn autopsy is being done on human remains that were found in a farmer's field Monday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:31 p.m. a farmer discovered what was believed to be human remains while harvesting a field in Orange Township.
Sheriff: Teen At Large After High-Speed Chase In Stolen TruckPolice are looking for a teen who led them on a high-speed chase early Saturday morning in Pope County. Starbuck police responded at about 3:30 a.m. to a report of a stolen truck, which was seen driving southbound on Highway 29 and then westbound on County Road 18.
Sheriff: 18-Year-Old Starbuck Woman MissingOfficials from Douglas and Pope counties say an 18-year-old woman has been missing since Wednesday night. According to authorities, Laura Ann Schwendemann was last seen at the Holiday Gas Station on 50th Avenue in Alexandria at about 9:30 p.m.
1 Dead In Douglas County After Car Tumbles Across 2 RoadsAccording to the Minnesota State Patrol, 28-year-old Rhett Peters of Hutchinson was driving on Highway 29 just over the border between Douglas and Pope Counties when his 2000 Ford Explorer car rounded a curve and toppled over.
Funeral To Be Held Monday For Teen Who Died Of Suspected Brain InfectionA funeral will be held Monday for the teenager who died from a rare infection he likely got while swimming last week.
Child Sickened By Amoeba In Western Minnesota LakeMinnesota health officials say a child has been sickened by a rare brain infection after swimming in a lake in Pope County.
Some Farmers Restocking After Bird Flu OutbreakWe're seeing a new phase in the bird flu outbreak that has led to the deaths of millions of turkeys in Minnesota. A small number of affected farmers are now restocking.