Bond was set at $50,000 cash Monday for an Andover, Minn. man who was in possession of two knives Friday outside a courtroom at the St. Croix County Government Center. According to the criminal complaint, a psychiatric nurse told authorities the man had told her earlier that morning that he was experiencing "vague homicide thoughts".
Just two months from now, one lane of traffic in each direction will be running on the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings.
Steve Kordosky, the project manager from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, said this week that the bridge is right on schedule.
He expects the shift to occur in late May or right around the first of June.
A man accused in the murder of his three young daughters was bound over for trial in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday morning.
Judge Scott Needham found probable cause that Aaron Schaffhausen committed a felony and set an arraignment hearing for Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. when he will enter a plea.
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance in St. Croix County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon.
District Attorney Eric Johnson said the throats were slit on all three girls.
About two hours after he allegedly killed his three children at the home where he once lived, a former River Falls man turned himself in to police at their station, soon after officers had begun searching for him. Aaron Schaffhausen, 34, was booked into St. Croix County Jail at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, on three counts of first degree intentional homicide.
Arriving home Friday, Reed Grimm returned to Ellsworth to catch a breath after being eliminated from "American Idol" competition. He appeared on nationwide television March 1, performing one last time for a chance at one of three wild-card finalist spots.
As family and friends count down the hours until public voting begins for Reed Grimm, who will perform live during tonight's American Idol show, a get-out-the-vote effort is in full swing coast to coast. Local fans may make the difference.
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks near the Bay Point Park area before 10 a.m. Two of the cars fell off the tracks completely.
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