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Victim of car crash identified as Lake City firefighter

Lake City firefighter Clayton Brandt died after a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday.

Restaurant owner accused of sexually assaulting underage employee

The 50-year-old man is charged with 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct.

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'Thin Blue Line' flag stolen from memorial to fallen MN officer

Wabasha Co. authorities are asking the public for help finding it.

Lake City, cheap gas prices

Gas prices are insanely cheap in parts of Minnesota

The pictures isn't fake. Prices were actually that cheap.

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Appeal to help family following Red Wing crash tragedy

The crash killed a 17 year old girl, and seriously injured her sister, nephew and niece.

Family stranded in Costa Rica are flown home by generous Minnesotan

Stranded Minnesota family are home thanks to man with a plan(e)

Family stranded in Costa Rica after vacation turns into nightmare

They're trying to fundraise the money to get them home.

Fallen Lake City officer honored in DC

Fallen police officers will be remembered this week in Washington, D.C., including Lake City officer Shawn Schneider, who was shot and killed in December. On Tuesday, for Peace Officer Memorial Day, his name will be revealed on the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial in the nation's capital.

Mayo Clinic and Fairview Red Wing continue merger negotiations

The two health care providers began reviewing the potential merger about five months ago. A Fairview Red Wing official told the Republican Eagle that a final decision is expected to be made in the next several months. Lake City and Cannon Falls are already part of the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Bakery raises $3K for officer Schneider fund

The Hanisch Bakery and Coffee shop in Red Wing raised the money by selling $2 Blue Ribbon #208 cookies last month. KSTP reports all the proceeds will benefit the family of fallen Lake City Police officer Shawn Schneider. He died December 30 after being shot in the head while responding to a domestic disturbance.

Fight in stands disrupts 6th-grade basketball game

Authorities halted the game and called police after two men from Lake City reportedly broke into a fight in the stands at Lewiston High School. The Winona Daily News reports the two could face charges.

Mourners pay last respects to fallen Lake City officer

About 2,000 people, including officers from all over the midwest and Canada, gathered in Lake City Saturday afternoon for Shawn Schneider’s funeral. The Lake City Police Officer was shot in the head while responding to a domestic call Dec. 19th. Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff.

1,500 police expected to attend Lake City officer's funeral

The Post-Bulletin says as many as 2,000 people total are expected to attend what will likely be the largest funeral in the city's history on Saturday. Shawn Schneider was shot in the head while responding to a call about a domestic dispute. Officers are expected to come from all over the Midwest and Canada for the funeral.

Funeral set for slain Lake City officer

Family and friends of Lake City police officer Shawn Schneider will gather this Saturday, January 7. His funeral is set for 1 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Lake City. Officer Schneider was shot during a domestic dispute two weeks ago. The 32-year-old remained in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for 11 days before he died of his injuries Friday.

Fallen police officer comes home

A procession of law enforcement vehicles escorted the body of officer Shawn Schneider back to Lake City Saturday. Schneider died Friday evening at Mayo Clinic in Rochester from a gunshot wound suffered on duty.

Lake City police officer shot in the line of duty dies

Officer Shawn Schneider was shot as he stepped between an armed man and a fleeing girl during a domestic dispute. He remained in critical condition at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester before succumbing to his injuries Friday.

Lake City officer still fighting for his life

The nine-year Lake City police veteran shot Monday morning remains hospitalized. A spokesperson with St. Marys Hospital in Rochester says Shawn Schneider remains in critical condition on Saturday. He was responding to a domestic dispute with another officer when he was shot in the head.

Breakup, 282 text messages to ex-girlfriend before shooting in Lake City

The Star Tribune takes a look at the emotional turmoil that preceded a domestic call in Lake City that left a police officer in critical condition. Alan Sylte's 17-year-old girlfriend apparently broke up with him last week. The two then fought in her parent's home before Sylte shot a police officer called to the scene.

Medical examiner calls Lake City suspect's death a suicide

A medical examiner at the Mayo Clinic confirmed the identity of the man found dead after Monday's all-day standoff with police at a Lake City home. Alan Sylte's death was determined to be a suicide. Police say Sylte also shot Lake City police officer Shawn Schneider, who remains in critical condition.

Suspect in shooting of Lake City police officer found dead after day-long standoff

The man who allegedly shot Lake City police officer Shawn Schneider was found dead after an all-day standoff with law enforcement authorities. Schneider was critically wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance at a Lake City home Monday morning. Police, SWAT team members and other authorities surrounded the home through the day. When they entered the home they found the body of the suspect, Alan Sylte, Jr.

Officer in critical condition, police surround home, suspect ID'ed

A man reportedly shot a police officer during a domestic call in Lake City today. Sources say the officer is in critical condition. Police have surrounded a home where they believe the suspect is residing.

Reports: Lake City officer in critical condition, police have house surrounded

Reports are coming in fast about a shooting in Lake City this morning. The Post-Bulletin says an officer was shot in the head while responding to a domestic call. Authorities have locked down nearby schools. The suspect is believed to be barricaded inside the home, and police have surrounded the residence.