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Sheriff: Crash Kills Motorcyclist In Montrose

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday after being involved in a crash with a vehicle northwest of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 9:39 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 12 in the city of Montrose.

08/14/2014

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Sheriff: Motorcyclist Dead After Hitting Golf Cart In Wright County

A 51-year-old Buffalo man was killed Saturday after a motorcycle collided with a golf cart northwest of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

07/21/2014

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Sheriff: Albertville Man Shoots, Kills Black Bear In Yard

A man shot and killed a black bear in Albertville Tuesday night after it was spotted in his yard while his daughter was outside playing, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received a call at about 7:45 p.m. that a black bear had been seen on the 10000 block of 64th Street NE in Albertville. The caller, Lawrence Engstrom, told authorities the bear walked up to their sliding glass door in the back yard.

07/02/2014

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Wright Co. Woman’s Home Burglarized During Husband’s Funeral

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s home was burglarized during her husband’s funeral Wednesday afternoon.

04/17/2014

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2 Suspects Sought In St. Michael Bar Assault

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after an assault at a St. Michael bar last weekend. Details are limited, but the sheriff’s office says the assault took place at the Corner Bar in the early hours of Saturday.

03/06/2014

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Sheriff: Woman Dies 11 Days After Crash With Ambulance

Authorities said a 51-year-old woman involved in a crash with an ambulance earlier this month in Buffalo Township died from her injuries on Wednesday.

01/31/2014

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Sheriff: Bomb Threat Cancels Classes At Maple Lake

Authorities said classes had to be canceled at a school north and west of the Twin Cities on Wednesday after a threat was made against the school. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a bomb threat at about 11:10 a.m.

12/19/2013

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Driver Killed After Jeep Hits Tree In Monticello

Authorities said an 81-year-old Monticello man died Tuesday when his vehicle went off the road in Wright County, went into a ditch and hit a tree. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash at about 1:53 p.m. Tuesday near the area of 127th Street NE and 120th Street NE in Monticello.

11/13/2013

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Rockford Man Dies After Being Ejected From ATV

A 74-year-old Rockford man was killed Monday after being thrown from an ATV west of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

11/05/2013

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Sheriff: Man Arrested After Shooting At Wife In Buffalo

A 74-year-old man is in police custody after he apparently fired a gunshot at his wife during a domestic situation Sunday night northwest of the Twin Cities metro. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman at about 7:27 p.m. on the 3300 block of Edmonson Avenue NE that her husband had just shot at her with a handgun.

10/21/2013

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Police: Serial Fast-Food Armed Robbery Suspect Caught

Maple Grove Police have arrested a man suspected of a month-long armed-robbery spree that mostly targeted fast-food restaurants along the Interstate 94 corridor. According to authorities, Douglas Wayne Gravelle was taken into custody on Thursday. This arrest comes after a string of armed robberies which began in early September. Fast-food restaurants in Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, Big Lake, Clearwater and Monticello were targeted. A Game Stop video game store in Monticello may also have been robbed by Gravelle earlier this month.

10/18/2013

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Surveillance Photos Released Of Annandale Murder Suspect

Authorities have released surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection to shooting death of a man in Annandale in late September.

10/14/2013

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Sheriff: Monticello Video Game Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a man robbed a video game store in Monticello at gunpoint on Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Monticello GameStop just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 9200 block of Cedar Street.

10/07/2013

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Police Say Man Found Dead In Annandale Home Was Murdered

Police say the 42-year-old man found dead in an Annandale home Saturday morning was murdered. The body of Kyle Greene was discovered inside of a residence on Poplar Avenue North Saturday morning. According to Annandale Police Chief Jeff Herr, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office ruled Greene’s death a homicide, but Herr did not elaborate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Annandale Police or Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 763-682-1162.

09/29/2013

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Authorities: Man Rescued After Capsizing Boat On Pelican Lake

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a citizen helped save a 61-year-old Albertville man whose boat capsized early Monday morning.

09/23/2013

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