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June 12, 2016
Lake Miltona drowning victim name released
MILTONA — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon as Scott A. Gagner, 55, of Miltona. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call at 4:34 p.m. about Gagner, who went overboard on the west side of the lake and hadn’t...
June 12, 2016 - 8:18pm
May 11, 2016
Person of interest in Wetterling case is sued by Cold Spring victim: Civil lawsuit deadline is May 25
ST. CLOUD — The victim of a 1989 sexual assault in Cold Spring filed a lawsuit against the man who has been named a person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling case, according to court records. Jared Scheierl is suing Danny James Heinrich, accusing him of sexual battery and false...
May 11, 2016 - 9:28pm
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
ST. PAUL — Greater Minnesota sexual assault victims are less likely to receive adequate care, a new study shows. “Our current response is inconsistent and inadequate,” Kari Ogrodowski said when the report was released Thursday. The report, from the Minnesota Coalition Against...
February 11, 2016 - 8:36pm
August 20, 2015
First of five sentenced in sex trafficking ring
ST. PAUL — The first of five St. Paul adults charged in a multistate sex trafficking ring that involved minors has been sentenced to prison. Thomas...
August 20, 2015 - 9:49pm
July 2, 2015
Two Jackson men appear on domestic assault charges
JACKSON — Two Jackson men made first appearances in court Wednesday on two separate domestic assault cases. Kody Johnson, 22, and Jeffrey...
July 2, 2015 - 10:03pm
Wal-Mart shooting victim released from hospital
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The surviving victim of last week’s deadly shooting at a Grand Forks Wal-Mart has been released from the hospital. Lisa Braun, 47, a Wal-Mart employee, was wounded early May 26 when 21-year-old Marcell Travon Willis entered the store and began shooting. Willis...
June 2, 2015 - 9:18pm
May 28, 2015
Crime victim organizations honored for Safe at Home program
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon recognized six Minnesota crime victim organizations Thursday for their commitment and partnership with the Secretary of State’s Safe at Home address confidentiality program. The Safe at Home program is designed to assist Minnesotans...
May 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
May 18, 2015
Burn victim shares story to raise fire safety awareness
ST. PAUL — In late 2009, Jessica Patterson was burning cardboard boxes in her backyard with a friend. The two were planning on heading to a...
May 18, 2015 - 8:28pm
March 9, 2015
Body found after mobile home fire
PINE COUNTY — County officials said Monday they found a body inside the remains of a mobile home destroyed by fire over the weekend in Finlayson Township. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported Saturday night, just before midnight, and that the structure...
March 9, 2015 - 9:15pm
February 23, 2015
WORTHINGTON — Charges against a Sioux Falls, S.D., man were dropped last week after lack of cooperation from the victim, according to court documents. Sean Edward Harris, 31, was facing false imprisonment charges back in Dec., 2014 after allegedly taking his girlfriend and child...
February 23, 2015 - 8:32pm
September 22, 2014
After E911 sign installation, responders grateful
WORTHINGTON — In the month since rural address signs were erected across Nobles County, emergency responders have already witnessed the benefit of having them in place. Brewster Fire Chief John Garmer said his department was able to quickly respond to a recent motorcycle crash...
September 22, 2014 - 9:48pm
September 14, 2014
Who is he? Whoever he wants to be, victims say
ST. PAUL — Doctor. Firefighter. Venture capitalist. Investment banker with the Royal Bank of Scotland. Based on what he tells family, women he’s courting and even a judge, Derek Alldred has had a lot jobs. But at least one lie caught up with him last month, when he pleaded...
September 14, 2014 - 7:49pm
August 28, 2014
Machete, baseball bat attack linked to eBay sale
MOORHEAD — An incident Monday night that ended with a Bemidji man being carted off to jail on suspicion of attacking another man with a machete and a baseball bat started with a dispute over an eBay fee, prosecutors alleged Wednesday. The suspected attacker, Michael Coleman...
August 28, 2014 - 9:15pm
June 25, 2014
Windom man facing attempted murder charges
WINDOM — A Windom man has been charged with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and terroristic threats, third-degree assault of an unborn child and an additional misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly threatening a pregnant woman with a knife and kicking her. Nickson...
June 25, 2014 - 7:57pm
June 10, 2014
Shooter gets 40 years for killing guardsman in plot
ST. PAUL — He lay in wait in the dark basement, biding his time until his victim came home and fell asleep, nervously listening as a dog barked upstairs, wondering if the voices he heard were on the TV. Finally, Aaron William Allen walked up the stairs to a bedroom where Brandon...
June 10, 2014 - 8:52pm