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Roads closed due to flooding after overnight storms in central Minnesota

Photo: Floodwaters cover U.S. Highway 10 near Randall, Minn., on Friday morning. Morrison County Sheriff's Office. Repeated rounds of thunderstorms late Thursday and early Friday brought flooding rain to parts of central Minnesota, along with hail and high winds. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported early Friday that U.S. Highway...
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Absentee Voting In Crow Wing County Is Now Open

Crow Wing County opens absentee voting for those who wish to vote early in the August 9, 2022 Primary Election. Residents can vote by absentee on the second floor at the Historic Courthouse. You can vote during regular business hours from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday. Ballots will also...
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Minnesota Man Dies Sunday in Freshwater Drowning on Pelican Lake

On Sunday, a 49-year-old Merrifield resident drowned in freshwater on Pelican Lake. A complaint of a guy being taken from the lake while swimming from a pontoon on the south end of Pelican Lake close to a public access received the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office’s attention at 2:59 pm.
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Minnesota man dies while swimming in Pelican Lake

A man died in a Minnesota lake this past weekend and authorities are continuing to investigate. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened on the south end of Pelican Lake just before 3 p.m. on Sunday, in the area of 9229 Cimino Bay Drive in Pequot Lakes, near Nisswa.
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Merrifield man identified in deadly pontoon accident

(Pequot Lakes, MN) — Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reports on June 19th, 2022 at approximately 2:59 pm, Crow Wing County Deputies responded to the area 9228 Cimino Bay Drive in Pequot Lakes (Pelican Lake Public Access) for a report of a male that had been pulled from the water while swimming from a pontoon on the south part of Pelican Lake. It was reported that the male was not breathing and CPR was in progress. Deputies along with a Breezy Point Officer, Zone 3 First Responders, and North Ambulance met a pontoon at the access with the victim onboard and continued life-saving measures. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Merrifield Man Dies After Swimming Accident on Pelican Lake

Crow Wing County medical personnel were unable to revive a non-responsive person who had been brought to shore after a swimming accident near Breezy Point on Sunday. Crow Wing County deputies responded to Pelican Lake Public Access for a report of a male that was pulled from the water while swimming from a pontoon on the south part of the lake. CPR was attempted on the man, 49-year-old Loren Michael Hinch, who was not breathing. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
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Four drownings reported In Minnesota over Father’s Day Weekend

(UNDATED) -- There are now four apparent drownings in Minnesota over the Father’s Day weekend. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported that 49-year-old Loren Hinch of Merrifield was swimming in Pelican Lake Sunday, was pulled from the water, and later died. Otter Tail County authorities say 48-year-old...
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