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Traffic in the northbound lane of Highway 371 had to be detoured while emergency personnel worked Wednesday morning at a two-vehicle crash that left one of the vehicles on its...
A postal worker is behind bars Wednesday after allegedly making terroristic threats at the Baxter Post Office Annex and for having a grenade with him while he was on his...
Two people are off Cass County's Most Wanted list for April and two new ones join the list. Jamaal Baird and Marcus Kingbird were arrested and Jesse Cournoyer and Thomas Robinson are now wanted by authorities. They join Jessica Lynn Ahlgrim, Theresa Marie Beaulieu, Donald Roman Cook Jr, Mercedes Marie Fineday, Anthony Leo Fuller, Jimmie Derek Harrison, Sr,. Danielle Frances Iatic and Nikki Lynn Johnson. As of Friday, there were 478 total active warrants, down from 494 last month in Cass County, which includes 246 misdemeanors, 102 gross misdemeanors and 130 felonies.
The Crow Wing County's Most Wanted list in April again has all new faces. As of Friday, there were an estimated 947 total active warrants in the county, down from 982 last month. On the Most Wanted list are Erick Allen Lewandowski, Bryan Scott Kruse, Pedro Ignacio Sayers, John Edward Borg, Tracy Steven Wagner Jr., Mary Jean White, Katherine Kay Yanez, Carlos Diaz Lopez, Jennifer Marie Nickey and Elizabeth Kay Solberg.
The court ruled Nathan David Becker, one of the two Brainerd men charged in the Jan. 4, 2015, double shooting on Juniper Street in Brainerd, is competent to stand trial.
A jury trial has been scheduled for a Brainerd man who faces six felony counts in a criminal case that began with a dog killing chickens and ended in a short stand-off between the suspect and authorities. The jury trial for Larry Walter Prahm, 63, has been scheduled for 9 a.m. July 18 in front of Judge Kristine DeMay in Crow Wing County District Court. On Feb. 16, Prahm plead not guilty to all six felony counts and to two gross misdemeanor counts, court records stated. Prahm was charged Sept. 9, 2015, with:
The case against a woman charged with first-degree arson in connection with a 2014 Brainerd house fire is under advisement pending a judge's review. Tami Jo Pendegayosh, 32, Garrison and of Brainerd, is accused of burning down a house she rented on July 20, 2014, on the 1100 block of Norwood Street in Brainerd. Pendegayosh was charged Sept. 30, 2014, with two counts of first-degree arson of a dwelling in Crow Wing County District Court. Both felonies carry a maximum 20-year sentence and/or a $20,000 fine.
Quarterdeck Resort on Gull Lake donated an abandoned building and 12 cabins to the Pillager Fire Department for training opportunities, but plans for the property continue. Future plans include building one of the finest boutique resorts in the Brainerd lakes area, Ryan Klohn, the Quarterdeck general manager, said Saturday, March 5, during the last fire training burn on the property.
Brainerd lakes area residents Saturday may see some fire action at the Quarterdeck property on Gull Lake, off County State Highway 77, located between Brainerd and Nisswa. The Pillager Fire Department and Central Lakes College's Customized Training program are partnering up to conduct a region-wide firefighting training event at Quarterdeck. Firefighters across the state will be participating in firefighting training and search and rescue drills on the former two-story hotel that sits on the Quarterdeck property.
Three people are off Cass County's Most Wanted list for March and three new people join the list. Crystal Leah Cloud and James George Jones were arrested and Stacy Tuomi had her warrant quashed per court to get off the list. Brian Leigh Funk, Danielle Frances Iatic and Wynona Ann Littlewolf are now on the list and join: Jessica Lynn Ahlgrim, Jamaal Reuben Baird, Theresa Marie Beaulieu, Donald Roman Cook Jr, Mercedes Marie Fineday, Anthony Leo Fuller and Nikki Lynn Johnson.