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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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One Dead, Another Injured In Separate Wright Co. Farming Accidents

Two 54-year-old men were involved in two separate farming accidents on two separate farms in Stockholm Township, with one reported dead from his injuries. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s office, the first accident happened on Friday evening when a 54-year-old man from Hutchinson was trying to remove corn stalks that were jamming a corn chopper on a farm on Quimby Avenue Southwest, near Cokato. His jacket got caught, and the man was pulled in to the machine. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

09/21/2013

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Cops Search For Suspect Who Robbed Monticello Burger King At Gunpoint

Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Monticello Burger King at gunpoint early Thursday morning. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said an employee was leaving a the parking lot of the Burger King at 945 Ash Street in Clearwater at 12:43 a.m. when a man tapped on the car window with a black handgun. The employee fled the scene, leaving the suspect, who was dressed in all black.

09/20/2013

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Driver Killed, Passenger Injured In Wright Co. Motorcycle Crash

A 52-year-old Elk River man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Silver Creek Township Saturday night, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

08/19/2013

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Sheriff: Suspicious Incident In Albertville Unfounded

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a suspicious man who was taking pictures in Albertville wasn’t taking pictures of children, but was a real estate person photographing a foreclosed home. At about 12:40 p.m. last Friday, two juvenile females recently reported a man taking photos of them in Albertville.

08/08/2013

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