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Sister Of Missing Wright Co. Man: ‘It Was Definitely Foul Play’

Volunteers plan to head back out first thing Sunday morning to search for the remains of a missing man from Howard Lake.

09/20/2014

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2 Arrested In Wright County Man’s Disappearance

A Hutchinson man has been arrested and charged in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing. Robert Nuttall, 28, was specifically charged with kidnapping. Rossing has not been found.

09/12/2014

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Police: Man, 50, Drowns In Dog Lake

A man drowned in Dog Lake in Wright County Saturday, Wright County officials said. Authorities say a man, 50, fell off a dock on Dog Lake shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

09/06/2014

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Missing Wright Co. Man’s Family Raising Funds To Aid Search Efforts

A page on the fundraising website Go Fund Me brought in $125 in the first four hours.

09/04/2014

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Hail Devastates Waverly Farms

Severe storms rolled through parts of the state Wednesday morning. The worst weather hit Wright County with damaging winds and large hail. For farmers there, the storm was devastating. Piles of hail up to a foot deep is an incredible sight to a meteorologist, but it’s a sight that farmers in Waverly, Minn. hope to never see, especially at harvest time.

09/03/2014

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Man, 25, Missing From Wright Co.

A Wright County man has been reported missing by family, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Christopher Michael Rossing, 25, has not been seen or heard from since the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 22.

08/30/2014

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Officials: Police Surround Home In Albertville

Wright County deputies are attempting to make contact with a man who is allegedly holed up in a house in Albertville, Minn. According to Wright County Officials, around 1:30 a.m. Sunday the Wright County Communications received a report of a suicidal male who was thought to be making his way toward an Albertville address.

08/17/2014

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911 Emergency Lines Back Up After Outage

The 911 emergency line is back up and running after an outage Saturday afternoon affected multiple counties in the metro area. According to officials, a routing outage is affected 911 calls that were made from landline phones. According to Century Link, the 911 line was down in Sherburne, Stearns, Wright and Benton counties.

07/05/2014

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Spring Rain, Flooding Wreaking Havoc On Roads, Farms

Water woes aren’t getting any better for some Minnesota farmers and lake residents. In a normal year on his Locke Lake home, Loren Hafterson’s boats would be out of storage and in the water. But it’s anything but a normal year.

06/16/2014

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Man, 54, Killed In Wright Co. Rollover

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a 54-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash early Sunday evening. At 6:46 p.m., the sheriff’s office was notified of the traffic accident on County Road 6 Southwest near 107th Street Southwest in Victor Township.

05/19/2014

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Charges: Inattentive Driving By Woman Caused Crash, Killed Jogger

Formal charges have been filed against a woman who is accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian in Wright County in August 2013. Linda Gullickson, 68, has been charged with one count of vehicular homicide after she allegedly struck and killed Phillip Lavallee, 19, in August, 2013.

05/09/2014

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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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GOP Endorses Rival Of Minn. Gay-Marriage Backer

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.

02/22/2014

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Man, 34, Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A 34-year-old man from Monticello was killed when his snowmobile crashed with a pickup truck in Silver Creek Township Saturday afternoon. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at about 2 p.m. on the 13700 block of County Road 75 Northwest.

02/04/2014

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Priest Accused of Molestation Suspended As Sex Ed Teacher

A former priest, accused of molesting two children decades ago, has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County. The county board recently canceled their contract with 79-year-old Harry Walsh. Walsh was one of five priests named in an internal archdiocese memo about parishes with “some connection to a history of clergy sexual abuse.”

12/25/2013

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