Wadena County

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The 8 Minnesota counties still below a 50% vaccination rate

Fewer than half of all vaccine-eligible individuals in these areas have received at least one shot.

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Michigan motorcyclist dies in Wadena County crash

Police say the driver was 'not familiar with the roadway.'

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Man found 75 feet from car after rollover in northern Minnesota

Investigators have worked to piece together what happened.

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1-year-old airlifted after house fire in central Minnesota

The girl's mother was taken to a hospital to treat burns and smoke inhalation.

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Child seriously hurt after getting caught in farm equipment

The child's injuries are not life threatening.

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Strong winds fuel fire, down power lines in east-central MN

A fire at a mobile home spread to roughly 3 acres of grass and woodland in Wadena County early Tuesday morning.

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Men fatally shot by police in Wadena County were brothers

The BCA also released the names of the two officers who discharged their firearms.

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Driver injured, horse killed in collision in central Minnesota

The juvenile driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

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9 kids accused of damaging Minnesota golf course

The full extent of the damage won't be known until spring.

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Armed man fires off shot during struggle with police, is later arrested

The man's family called police, saying the 55-year-old was acting oddly.

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Grass fire erupts after boys use gasoline to burn pallet

Heavy smoke could be seen from several miles away.

Teen dies after crashing while riding snowmobile for first time

The 18-year-old had just left a restaurant with his family.

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3 more MN counties become Second Amendment sanctuaries

More counties are considering similar gun protection resolutions.

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Sheriff: Owner returns home to find young horse shot dead

The horse was found frozen and dead from a gunshot wound.

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'Dangerous' prisoner escapes on way to court in Wadena

Members of the public have been urged not to approach Ryan Petro,

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Dog videoed being shot may have also been beaten with golf clubs

Police say they've had reports of a second video showing the animal's mistreatment.