Washington County

colt, horse

Two MN horses euthanized after being found with different equine diseases

Both horses suffered “deteriorating” conditions in recent weeks.

Jacobson family, Washington County

Community pitches in to help family following girl's tragic accidental death

Camilla C. Jacobson was the daughter of a Washington Co. sheriff's sergeant.

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Afton resident offers $1,000 reward after tree girding incident

The "tree girdling" incident involved cutting the bark around the trees, causing them to die.

motorcycle

Crash on Highway 61 kills motorcyclist

The crash occurred on Highway 61 at Glen Road in Newport.

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Racist vandalism under investigation in Washington County

The incidents occurred in Scandia and May Township.

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7 men face sex trafficking charges after 'covert operation'

Charges say the men sought sex from an undercover office who said she was 15.

covid-19, vaccine

5th Minnesota county clears 70% adult vaccination rate

Another 18 counties are closing in on the mark.

kimberly potter

Prosecutor originally handed Kimberly Potter case resigns

He said "vitriol" and "partisan politics" were to blame.

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Woman yelling racial slur at Stillwater protesters fired from salon job

Her husband, a longtime corrections worker, has been placed on investigatory leave.

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Washington County to decide charges against officer who killed Daunte Wright

Hennepin County Mike Freeman sent the case to Washington County per a new practice among metro area county attorneys.

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Hennepin County will eliminate bail system for certain non-violent crimes

The reform is backed by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

derek chauvin

Citing the possibility of fraud, Judge rejects Chauvin divorce agreement

The proposed agreement transferred the majority of the couple's assets to Chauvin's estranged wife.

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Charges: 2 men built explosives, detonated them in Washington County

There's no indication the incidents were motivated by political ideology or the recent election.

Lake Elmo plane crash.

2 people hurt after plane crashes into Lake Elmo cornfield

It happened near the Lake Elmo Airport on Friday afternoon.

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Man faces indecent exposure charges for incident at elementary school

The 27-year-old Maplewood man reportedly exposed himself in a vehicle in the school's parking lot.

Grey Cloud Island

2 victims of plane crash identified; body of 3rd victim recovered

The plane was last seen on radar Sunday before it crashed.

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Both drivers die in head-on crash in Washington County

The crash happened south of Scandia just after 7:30 p.m.

Grey Cloud Island

2 of 3 occupants of crashed plane in Washington County recovered

Search conditions continue to be difficult due to the depth and debris from the wreckage.

plane, Piper PA-32

Plane that went missing located in water-filled quarry, recovery efforts begin

The plane went missing Sunday, and crews located the plane Monday. Now they'll work to recover the wreckage.

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Crews searching Mississippi River for plane after communication was lost

The plane never returned to Fleming Field in South St. Paul.

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4 fatal crashes in Minnesota Thursday; 2 in the metro area

There have been 169 deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.