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Patrol: Excuses for Speeding During July Enforcement Campaign

ST. PAUL -- Law enforcement agencies across the state ticketed nearly 19,000 drivers for speeding last month. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the extra speed enforcement throughout the month of July included 300 agencies. Thirty-seven agencies reported speeds of 100 miles an hour or more. Some examples of...
FOLEY, MN
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Trial begins for man charged in 1993 Minneapolis cold case murder case

ISANTI, Minn. (FOX 9) - Jury selection was underway on Monday as an Isanti hockey dad and businessman faces trial for a 1993 cold case murder in Minneapolis. A pool of 50 prospective jurors arrived at the Hennepin County courthouse to fill out pre-trial questionnaires. The lawyers will use those answers during voir dire that is scheduled to be Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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Nearly 19,000 speeding tickets written in Minnesota during July crackdown

(FOX 9) - A driver going 140 mph in Cambridge, Minnesota was among nearly 19,000 drivers ticketed in July during a state-wide crackdown. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety headed up the enforcement effort that included local, county, and state police agencies. In 2020, the state saw an increase in speeding drivers, particularly during the heat of the pandemic when fewer drivers were on the road. Since then, the state has been working to combat speeders.
CAMBRIDGE, MN
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Dragons Girls Tennis Season Preview

Here's a look at a preview of the upcoming Pine City Girls Tennis season, from Head Coach Kristin Unverzagt. I am most excited to work with the girls to see them build on the success of last year’s season and continue to improve their game. It is so fun to be with them on the court. They have great energy and are an amazing group of young women! They set high goals and bring a hard working energy to practice and matches. This year’s schedule will allow many opportunities for the players to improve and see many different teams from around the state. The girls had a strong finish last season and have high goals to continue to carry on the dragon tennis tradition.
PINE CITY, MN
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Pine City Ambassador Coronation on August 9

Four new Pine City Ambassadors will be crowned tomorrow night in Pine City. The ten candidates, five senior and five junior, have been busy the last few months getting out and about in the Pine City Community. Pine City Ambassador Committee Member, and former ambassador herself, Beth Erickson says the...
PINE CITY, MN
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Escaped cows rounded up on I-35 in Chisago County

In Chisago County, they are referring to it as a “public moooosance”. Tuesday morning, two cows ran away from a farm just north of Stacy, stopped at the Kwik Trip in Stacy, and finally wound themselves at the Sunrise Estates Mobile Home Park parking lot. According to Capt. Derek Anklan, deputies attempted to apprehend them, but they began walking southward, parallel to the freeway, wandered into some surrounding woods, and finally re-entered Interstate 35 near the city’s border with Wyoming.
CHISAGO COUNTY, MN
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Rittenhouse attorney to defend stabbing case in Wisconsin

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse get acquitted on murder charges says he will represent a Minnesota man accused in the stabbing death of a teenager during a tubing trip in western Wisconsin. Nicolae Miu, 52, is charged with first-degree homicide in the death of...
HUDSON, WI
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Man Sentenced On Convictions From Double Fatal Alcohol-Related Crash Incident

POLK COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced Christopher Platzer for convictions from a double fatal alcohol-related crash incident that occurred in Polk County in July 2020. The fatal crash involved two GMC pickup trucks that collided nearly head-on. A man and a woman, identified as Scott L. Brust, and Lisa M. Swanson of rural Cushing, WI, succumbed to injuries sustained during the crash and passed away at the crash scene.
POLK COUNTY, WI

Accused Apple River Killer Hires Rittenhouse Attorney

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse get acquitted on murder charges says he will represent a Minnesota man accused in the stabbing death of a teenager during a tubing trip in western Wisconsin. Nicolae Miu, 52, is charged with first-degree homicide in the death of...
PRIOR LAKE, MN
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County News Review recognizes local college grads, honor winners

Here is a list of local students who recently graduated from colleges around the country: KhattaLynnah Moua of Cambridge earned a bachelor of science degree in special education: academic and behavioral strategist from Minnesota State University-Mankato in ceremonies held Friday-Saturday, May 6-7. Moua was a magna cum laude graduate. Brendon Carlson of Isanti earned a bachelor of arts degree in film and media studies from Minnesota State University-Mankato in ceremonies...
CAMBRIDGE, MN

Affordable health screenings coming to Cambridge Wednesday

Residents living in and around the Cambridge area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Christ the King Catholic Church, which is located at 315 Fern St. N in Cambridge, will host this community event on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Screenings can check for: ...
CAMBRIDGE, MN
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Pie Social At The Frederic Soo Line Depot Aug. 20

FREDERIC -- The Frederic Area Historical Society will be serving pie, ice cream and refreshments at the 1901 Frederic Soo Line Depot from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20. The pie and ice cream social is one of two annual fundraisers that help to fund the operation of the Frederic Area Museum and keep Frederic’s history alive.
FREDERIC, WI
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Apple River stabbing; Rittenhouse attorney to defend man accused

HUDSON, Wis. - The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse get acquitted on murder charges says he will represent a Minnesota man accused in the stabbing death of a teenager during a tubing trip in western Wisconsin. Nicolae Miu, 52, is charged with first-degree homicide in the death of 17-year-old Isaac...
PRIOR LAKE, MN
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