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  A man involved in an Albertville standoff has been found dead of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound, the Wright County Sheriff’s office is reporting. The sheriff’s office said that on Sunday, Aug. 17, at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a call requesting that officers check the welfare of a [...]

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Motorists may encounter slow traffic and delays as lane and shoulder closures occur on both directions of Interstate 94 between Hwy. 241 in St. Michael and Hwy. 101 in Rogers Monday, July 28. Both directions of I-94 will be intermittently reduced to a single lane during non-rush hours, while shoulder closures will occur during daytime [...]

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On July 25, at about 9:55 a.m. the Maple Grove Police Department responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 6300 Wedgewood Drive North for a report of a robbery. CVS employees advised police that a male entered the pharmacy and produced a note announcing the robbery. The employees complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount [...]

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A Monticello man has died and one other was injured after a two-car crash Monday, July 14, at Hwy. 241 and ODay Avenue in St. Michael. Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as David Larson, 70. The crash occurred at 6:27 a.m. The State Patrol said vehicle one, a 2001 Ford pickup driven by Bruce [...]

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Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty has confirmed that a bear was shot in an Albertville residential neighborhood Tuesday night. Sheriff Hagerty reports that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office communication center received a call advising that a black bear had been seen in the yard of a residence located in the [...]

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The Crow River is getting ready to crest at major flood stage in Rockford and Delano and some streets have been under water in Independence and Medina in the wake of record rainfall for the month of June. The National Weather Service at Chanhassen at 2:48 a.m. Friday, June 20, reported that 4.13 inches of [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the southern third of the state at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, June 19. Heavy rainfall is expected until 6:30 p.m. this evening. Counties affected include Hennepin County and others in east and central Minnesota. This cell is expected [...]

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The Hanover Fire and Rescue Department responded Thursday, June 12, at 11:41 a.m. to the 10,000 block of Fourth St. NE in Hanover for a report of a house filled with smoke. Upon arrival, the department discovered fire in an unoccupied home. The initial interior fire attack was halted when part of the main floor [...]

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