Wednesday Dec 18
Pine County Man Facing Weapon Of Mass...
It's not often charges of creating a weapon of mass destruction are filed against someone, let alone 27 such counts.
Wednesday Dec 18
MNGOP Rep. Drazkowski blames liberal media after report rips apart his useless pet law
In Sunday's Star Tribune, reporter Chris Serres took a tough look at a law sponsored by Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, that requires some welfare recipients to take random drug tests on pain of losing their benefits.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Man dies in Pine County snowmobile crash
A 22-year-old man from southern Minnesota has died after crashing his snowmobile into a tree in Pine County.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Terrorism charges filed in white powder scare at the Pine County Courthouse
The suspect in the white powder scare at the Pine County Courthouse has been charged with multiple felony counts of terrorism.
Suspect charged with sending white powder to Pine County Courthouse
A Braham, Minn., man is facing 23 terroristic charges after allegedly sending envelopes containing a white powder to the Pine County Courthouse last month.
Chisago County Press
Armed teen in custody
There was no class in session Monday this week, but officials automatically activated a lock-down of the North Branch High School when they were notified there was a search underway for a Pine City teen male who was armed and believed to be heading south into Chisago County.
22 year old man dies in snowmobile accident in Pine County
A 22 year old man died over the weekend after his snowmobile left the trail and hit a tree in Pine County, MN.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Johnnie Long arrested for allegedly mailing white powder to Pine County officials
Johnnie Long, a 45-year-old Braham resident, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing weapons of mass destruction and making terroristic threats for allegedly mailing six envelopes containing a bacterial agent mixed with household powders to Pine County officials on November 19, prompting an evacuation of the county courthouse.
Pine County man arrested with terrorist and terroristic threats charges
An arrest was made today in the Nov. 19, 2013 incident where six envelopes containing an unknown white powder substance were mailed to the Pine County Courthouse causing an evacuation.
Arrest Made After Pine County Courthouse Threat
Back in November, deputies said six envelopes containing a bacterial agent mixed with a household powder were sent to the courthouse.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Homes sought for seven horses seized in Pine County
Doc wasn't much more than a bag of bones when Pine County deputies seized him and dozens of other emaciated horses and dogs in September and October in an animal-cruelty investigation.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Pine County: White powder sent to courthouse had largely harmless bacteria
The mysterious white powder found in the Pine County Courthouse on Tuesday didn't consist of "bioterrorism organisms," the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday.