Sherburne County

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Zimmerman Deer Hunter Pleads Guilty To Poaching In Wildlife Refuge

A Sherburne County man is learning an expensive and difficult lesson about his pursuit of trophy whitetail deer.

08/25/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Burned In Sherburne County House Fire

A 57-year-old Haven Township man has been severely burned and a 17-year-old suffered minor burns in a house fire Friday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

08/14/2015

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Teen Runs Red Light, Killing Father Of 3 In Becker

A teenager running a red light is blamed for a deadly crash Tuesday night on Highway 10 in Sherburne County. Chuck Maurer, 54, was killed and seven others hurt when a pickup carrying four teens blew through the stoplight at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 11.

07/22/2015

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1 Killed, 7 Hurt In 2-Vehicle Crash In Sherburne County

A 54-year-old man was killed and two others seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Sherburne County Tuesday evening. According to the State Patrol, the crash happened at about 8 p.m. in Becker, Minnesota.

07/22/2015

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Level III Sex Offender Arrested In Big Lake

Authorities say a recently released sex offender who had been in violation of the terms of his release was arrested Monday. Darren Steven Marks was taken into custody Monday afternoon in the Big Lake area of Sherburne County after a concerned citizen called 911.

07/14/2015

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Sheriff: Body Found In Big Lake Swimming Area

Sherburne County officials say a man’s body was found Monday morning in a swimming area near Big Lake beach.

06/29/2015

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Zimmerman Man Convicted Of Distributing Child Pornography

A 40-year-old Zimmerman man was convicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court for distribution of child pornography out of his Sherburne County home. Levi Wayne Burns was indicted in the case on Nov. 20, 104, with one count of possession and one count of distribution of child pornography.

06/10/2015

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Environmental Groups, EPA Settle Suit Over Sherco Emissions

Clean air advocates, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a subsidiary of Xcel Energy have reached a settlement that will reduce emissions from the Sherco plant in Sherburne County. The settlement was filed Friday in U.S. District Court.

05/15/2015

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Foley Teen Dies In Sherburne Co. Crash, 3 Others Injured

A Foley teen is dead after a two-car crash Friday night in Palmer Township in Sherburne County. The sheriff’s office says a vehicle driven by 16-year-old Jade Posterick collided with a flatbed pickup truck towing a fifth-wheel trailer on County Road 62 at County Road 20 at about 6:30 p.m.

05/09/2015

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Man, 31, Killed In Sherburne County Crash

A 31-year-old Zimmerman is dead after a crash in Baldwin Township Thursday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

04/23/2015

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In Less Than A Week, 5 Motorcyclists Have Died On Minn. Roads

State officials say five motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads in less than a week, bringing the year’s fatality total up to six.

04/20/2015

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Authorities: 2 Kids Found Malnourished Placed In Protective Custody

The Sherburne County Attorney’s Office has confirmed that the two children found malnourished and living in filthy conditions will be placed in protective custody.

03/24/2015

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Parents Of 2 Kids Found Malnourished May Lose Custody

The parents of two children found malnourished and in filthy living conditions in a Sherburne County home may now lose custody of the children, according to court documents. Sherburne County officials have filed a petition to have the children placed into protective custody.

03/23/2015

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Authorities: Man Arrested After Toddlers Found Severely Malnourished

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says a 32-year-old man is jail accused of child neglect and drug-related offenses after two malnourished toddlers were found to be living in “extremely filthy” conditions.

03/16/2015

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Minnesota Reports 1st Motorcycle Fatality Of 2015

Public safety officials say a 53-year-old man who crashed his motorcycle in Sherburne County over the weekend is Minnesota’s first motorcycle fatality of 2015.

03/16/2015

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Man Injured After Car Hits Pole, Building In Sherburne Co.

A Sartell man suffered serious injuries after the car he was driving struck a pole and building in Sherburne County Tuesday morning. According to the accident report, John Janu, 43, was driving west on Highway 10 when he went off the road just before 9 a.m.

02/24/2015

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Emotions Flare As Dog Torture Suspect Appears In Court

It was an emotionally charged day in Sherburne County court Wednesday as a Princeton man faced charges that he videotaped the beating and torture death of his girlfriend’s dog.

01/28/2015

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Patrol: 2 Dead Following 2 Broadside Crashes

The State Patrol says that two fatal crashes happened Saturday on Minnesota roads. The first happened just after noon in Sherburne County at the intersection of Highway 10 and Upland Avenue.

01/25/2015

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Sheriff: Man, 24, Arrested After Torturing, Killing Family Dog

Police in central Minnesota say they arrested a man earlier this week after receiving a report that he tortured and killed his family’s dog.

01/07/2015

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Kids Survive Zimmerman School Bus Fire

Several dozen elementary school students in Sherburne County are safe after the bus they were on burst into flames Tuesday. The driver smelled smoke moments before the fire. He pulled the bus over and got the kids off quickly. The students were on their way home from Zimmerman and Westwood elementary schools. Even though the kids are OK, they are dealing with some inconvenient

12/18/2014

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Zimmerman Man, 66, Found, Says Sherburne County Sheriff

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Zimmerman, Minnesota, man who has been missing since Wednesday.

10/03/2014

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61-Year-Old Killed In Clear Lake Farming Accident

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says a 61-year-old man died Monday afternoon when the tractor he was operating flipped over on top of him. At 5:18 p.m., deputies were called to the farming accident on the 8500 block of State Street in Clear Lake, Minn.

09/16/2014

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61-Year-Old Woman Severely Burned In Sherburne Co. Fire

A 61-year-old woman is in the hospital with severe burns after a house fire in Sherburne County Monday. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded at 3:31 p.m. to the residential fire at 16098 57th Street SE in Santiago Township. When deputies arrived, they found the home on fire with flames coming out of the roof.

08/26/2014

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Man Allegedly Shoots At Police Officer In St. Cloud

A Litchfield, Minn. man is being held on charges of second degree assault after he opened fire at a police officer in St. Cloud, Minn., according to police. Benton County Sheriff’s Office said around 6 p.m. officers responded to a call from a man stating he was planning to open fire at a storage facility he was at in St. Cloud, Minn.

08/01/2014

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Husband Allegedly Assaults Wife On First Night Of Marriage

A husband was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife on their first night of marriage in St. Cloud, Minn. early Monday morning. Thirty-seven-year-old Sterling Raymond Danford, of Alaska, has been charged with fifth degree assault and third degree assault.

07/21/2014

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