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  • Gregory Scheel

    (West Central Tribune/St. Cloud, MN) — Stearns County prosecutors have said they plan to seek the maximum sentence allowed for 33-year-old Gregory Allen Scheel of Paynesville, because of his criminal history. Scheel faces two counts …

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    30 Mar 18
  • Court Ruling

    A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday in connection to a drug overdose in Carver County. KSTP reports a criminal complaint states 29-year-old Deon Lee Hillard faces one count of third-degree murder. According to the complaint, …

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    29 Mar 18
  • Recall

    MADELIA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota food company is recalling 48 tons of canned chicken products that may be contaminated with hard plastic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Wednesday …

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    29 Mar 18
  • crash investigation

    PAYNESVILLE — The 16-year-old driver of a minivan and an 11-year-old passenger were airlifted Wednesday morning to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for treatment of serious injuries following a crash with a semitractor-trailer at …

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    29 Mar 18
  • Paynesville Couple

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A Paynesville man has been charged with killing his grandparents who had taken him into their home. A criminal complaint filed Monday charges 33-year-old Gregory Scheel with two counts of second-degree …

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    27 Mar 18
  • Lois Ann Riess and Vehicle

    (Learfield News Service)  Authorities have identified the victim of a Friday murder in Dodge County as 54-year-old David Riess of Blooming Prairie and investigators are looking for his wife, 56-year-old Lois Ann Riess, as a …

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    27 Mar 18
  • scam alert

    Phone scammers are targeting residents in Sibley County. The sheriff’s office says someone has been calling area medical facilities and businesses and asking for people by name. The caller claims there’s an arrest warrant out …

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    27 Mar 18
  • Lois Ann Riess

    The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (MN BCA) are conducting an investigation into a male subject that was found deceased on 03/23/18, in rural Dodge County.  The death is …

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    26 Mar 18