Wright County Republicans have endorsed Eric Lucero for the state House, bypassing David FitzSimmons after he voted to legalize gay marriage. Lucero won the endorsement Saturday for District 30B, which covers parts of Wright and Sherburne counties. Minnesota Family Council supported Lucero, claiming FitzSimmons “betrayed” his constituents. Council CEO John Helmberger says Lucero will promote the values of life and religious freedom.
The man who was killed after walking train tracks northwest of the Twin Cities metro Monday afternoon and being struck by a Northstar Line train has been identified. According to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office, 51-year-old Robert Borowick of Blaine, Minn. was walking just north of the intersection of 192nd Avenue and Zebulon Street.
A man walking train tracks northwest of the Twin Cities metro Monday afternoon died when he was hit by a train, officials say.
Authorities are on the scene after getting call Thursday afternoon that two people were unconscious in the waters of Eagle Lake.
Xcel Energy says it plans to keep burning coal in the two oldest units at its Sherburne County power plant in Becker in central Minnesota. In a report to regulators, Xcel says sticking with coal is the smartest course, rather than switching to natural gas, at least until the future of environmental regulations becomes clearer.
Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide that took place Friday afternoon in Sherburne County. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call about 1:30 p.m. Friday about Christopher Norrbom possibly having shot his wife, and threatening to shoot himself, too.
Authorities are investigating after a car struck a school bus carrying 30 students Thursday afternoon in Sherburne County. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott said three people are injured after a school bus, which had stopped, was struck from behind by another vehicle about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on County Road 5 in Big Lake Township.
A 39-year-old man from Big Lake was killed when his vehicle went off slick roads and crashed into a tree in Sherburne County Tuesday morning.
Sherburne County authorities need the public’s help with any information concerning recent electrical wire theft from irrigation systems.
A group of Sherburne County snowmobile clubs have reason to celebrate Saturday – 18 months after they were devastated by fire.
Police arrested a 46-year-old Princeton, Minn., man after they found him asleep in his car in the middle of the road with methamphetamine.
A Princeton man was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly stealing from an attached garage in Baldwin Township, just south of Princeton, Minn., police say.
At the side of Sherburne County Road 17, west of Big Lake, is a simple memorial. It’s made of fresh flowers and a couple of simple crosses. The somber marker is a tragic reminder of one man’s alleged reckless driving and the innocent lives it cost.
A bear killed a dog in the back yard of a residence in Livonia Township near Zimmerman Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities arrested a 29-year-old man from Becker, Minn., Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.
A motorcyclist and his passenger were both killed in a crash involving another vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened on County Road 17 in Sherburne County, just south of Highway 10.
A 40-year-old Big Lake man is dead after he drove his SUV into the side of a house in Orrock Township Saturday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.
An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.
Four adults and one juvenile male have been arrested in suspicion of running a theft ring in Sherburne County.
A Clear Lake man got a shotgun slug in the forearm Saturday in what police called a hunting related accident.
Authorities are investigating a train-vehicle crash that killed a Chaska, Minn. man in Sherburne County Tuesday.
A 47-year-old Zimmerman man was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday after he was convicted in April for sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy.
Sherburne County officials will lay off 17 sheriff’s office employees next month.
A 29-year-old Little Falls man was arrested Thursday and is accused of ramming his vehicle into another and injuring one person, authorities said.
A man died when the parachute on his paraglider got tangled in a tree branch and he crashed into a parked vehicle.