A 27-year-old St. Cloud man is dead after a dune buggy crash Tuesday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Joel Brott says the victim, identified as Luke Lietha, rolled over his dune buggy in a farm field on the 7200 block of 54th Street SE at about 1:18 a.m.
Authorities have charged a St. Cloud man who they say put his finger in the mouth of a 3-year-old girl at the city library and asked her to come home with him. Lawrence Danzl was charged Monday in Stearns County court with a felony count of stalking a victim under age 18 with sexual or aggressive intent.
St. Cloud police say they arrested a 66-year-old man Friday after he allegedly put his finger in a 3-year-old girl’s mouth and asked her to come home with him.
Twenty-five-years after he was abducted, authorities are launching a billboard campaign to get the public’s help in finding Jacob Wetterling. Jacob was biking with his brother and a friend on Oct. 22, 1989, when they were stopped by a masked gunman on a St. Joseph road. The other boys were told to run, but Jacob was taken. He was 11.
Officials in central Minnesota say a task force found 95 marijuana plants Tuesday in a St. Cloud home, along with more than $5,000 in cash.
St. Cloud police say they are investigating after a woman robbed a gas station early Sunday morning, saying she had a gun.
A 19-year-old St. Cloud man is in the Stearns County Jail after being suspected of a drive-by shooting Tuesday that injured one woman. According to St. Cloud Police, Malcolm Cooper is believed to have fired shots at a 19-year-old woman from his vehicle just before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of 13th Street South.
Authorities said a 16-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after colliding with a school bus Tuesday morning in St. Cloud. St. Cloud Police responded to the area of 12th Street and 30th Ave. North in St. Cloud at about 8:06 a.m. on a report of a school bus crashing with a bicyclist.
Police say two juveniles have been arrested in connection to a few stabbings that occurred in St. Cloud Saturday afternoon. St. Cloud Police Sgt. Jason Burke says officers responded around 5:30 p.m. to a fight involving between 10 to 20 people. There, three juveniles from St. Cloud suffered stab wounds that were not life threatening.
Police say three people suffered stab wounds that were not life threatening during a large fight in St. Cloud.
A Zimmerman man is facing felony weapon charges after St. Cloud police found him with an automatic pistol while responding to a separate gun complaint. Enrico Antonio Ritchard Howe, 20, is being held at Stearns County Jail on felony weapon charges.
A former football player, who doctors didn’t think would survive a head injury, walked on the field to see the start of his team’s season. Isaac Kolstad has spent four months recovering from an attack in downtown Mankato.
Thunderstorms have swept across western and central Minnesota, causing street flooding and wiping out an orchard’s apple crop the day before it was to be picked. The National Weather Service reports 2.7 inches of rain fell at the St. Cloud Regional Airport on Wednesday.
A St. Cloud man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of 25 different incidents involving indecent exposure and window peeking. The St. Cloud Police Department says 33-year-old Kevin James Petroske was taken into custody at noon after a month-long investigation.
You’ve seen his campaign ads on TV, and on Tuesday night John Lauritsen had an opportunity to visit with U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden at football practice.
The 56-year-old man who drowned Sunday afternoon after he went swimming in Sauk River near St. Cloud has been identified. According to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Cloud Police Department received a call about a man in the Sauk River around 12:47 p.m. Sunday. The caller stated the man had been pulled out of the water onto the shore, but was unresponsive and blue.
A man, 56, allegedly drowned Sunday afternoon after he went swimming in the Sauk River near St. Cloud, Minn. According to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Cloud Police Department received a call about a man in the Sauk River around 12:47 p.m. Sunday.
A 55-year-old man seriously injured by a train in central Minnesota Wednesday has been identified. The incident happened in Sauk Rapids at around 5 p.m. at the railroad crossing at 1945 Benton Drive, the local police department said.
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.
St. Cloud Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a hotel Tuesday evening. Police say the armed suspect robbed the Days Inn on 37th Avenue South just before 6 p.m. He allegedly brandished a weapon and took money from the hotel’s front desk clerk.
Forbes has ranked Mankato third on its list of the Best Small Places for Business in America, just behind Fargo, North Dakota, and College Station, Texas. A chamber of commerce member says Mankato had previously ranked 10th, 11th and 25th. He says the town’s greatest strength is the diversity of its economy.
Minneapolis’ Somali-American community is asking the state department for a full investigation into the assassination of a well-known lawmaker from Minnesota. Saado Ali Warsame was gunned down on a main street in Mogadishu Wednesday. Her driver was also killed.
A car crashed into the side of an apartment building in St. Cloud, Minn. Sunday evening, according to St. Cloud police. According to police, officers responded to a call at 10:21 p.m. that a car had crashed into an apartment building in the 1400 block of 12th Avenue North.
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.
A 31-year-old woman was arrested Friday for a hit and run in St. Cloud that injured one man, and later attacked a hospital security guard while in custody. According to St. Cloud Police, Danielle Ilene Bennett is accused of a hit and run early Friday morning on the 1000 block of 7th Street Southeast.