Charges: Man Stabbed Brother In Chest, Stomach, Arms, HandsA Grand Rapids man is accused of stabbing his brother in the chest, stomach arms and hands with a knife, and then threatening to kill him and a witness if they contacted law enforcement.
Police: Grand Rapids Man Stabs Family Member Several TimesA 31-year-old Grand Rapids man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a family member several times early Wednesday morning. Grand Rapids Police were called to a home in the northwest area of the city at about 1:47 a.m. on a report that a family argument turned into a knife attack.
Warm Weather Brings Wildfire ConcernsWe are seeing the first significant warm up this week, taking care of what little snow cover we had this winter. That's concerning for Jean Goad with the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center in Grand Rapids.
Prep Blog: State Gymnastics Meet Highlights Busy WeekendYou have to love this time of year if you're a high school sports fan. Yes, it's the middle of February and it's bitterly cold, but the best programs around Minnesota are flocking to the Twin Cities to take home trophies.
Man Accused In Wife's Fatal Drug OD Enters Plea DealA northern Minnesota man has entered a plea deal in his wife's drug overdose death last year. Forty-nine-year-old Terry Wayne Richards of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of second-degree manslaughter.
Prep Blog: Edina Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-UpsWe're a week away from Christmas and high school students are ready to mentally check out for the holidays. Once the final exams are over and winter break starts, break out the video games, Ipods and DVDs. Or for the high school athletes, it's the start of the busiest time of the winter sports year.
Police: Grand Rapids Man Charged After StandoffAuthorities have charged a Grand Rapids man who they say led a seven-hour armed standoff with officers. Twenty-nine-year-old Robert Williams was charged Thursday with one count of reckless discharge of a firearm, four counts of false imprisonment and one count of terroristic threats following the standoff Wednesday night.
Deer River Woman Gets 5 Years For RobberyA Deer River woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for robbing a Grand Rapids business of about $350. Twenty-five-year-old Diana Jones pleaded guilty Monday in Istasca County court to one felony count of first degree aggravated robbery.
Zimmerman Man, 66, Found, Says Sherburne County Sheriff The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Zimmerman, Minnesota, man who has been missing since Wednesday.
Minnesota Man Charged In Wife's Overdose Death Prosecutors have charged a northern Minnesota man with murder in his wife's drug overdose death.
Minnesota Corrections Officer Admits Sex Assault A former officer at a juvenile correctional facility in northern Minnesota has admitted to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The Itasca County Attorney's Office said Tuesday that 24-year-old Devin Wood of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Grand Rapids Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual ConductA 24-year-old correctional officer has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of a series of alleged sexual assaults involving a 15-year-old girl at a juvenile correctional facility, the Itasca County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Heritage Council Decides On Executive Director A state council that recommends how to spend $100 million a year on outdoors projects has voted to tap the executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association as its top staffer. The Lessard-Sams Outdoors Heritage Council voted 9-2 Tuesday night for 55-year-old Mark Johnson, of Grand Rapids, who has led the deer hunters for 14 years.
Biking The Iron Range's Mesabi TrailHead to northern Minnesota for a biking adventure.
Grand Rapids Man Accused Of Choking, Kidnapping Ex-GirlfriendThe man also held a knife to a friend's throat and threatened to kill her and her family, police say.