Wright County Newswire

Wright County Newswire

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  1. Serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison13 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... abusing prepubescent girls. In 1981 Furman was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree in Wright County for sexual misconduct with a 5-year-old girl. In 1999, Furman was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree in ...

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  2. The 2016 Wright County Fair begins July 27thRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Maple Lake Messenger

    The 2016 Wright County Fair, held at the fairgrounds in Howard Lake, begins Wednesday, July 27, and runs through Sunday, July 31.

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  3. Improvements on a deadly stretch of Hwy. 12 begin WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Star Tribune

    ... About 24,000 vehicles a day travel on the narrow stretch of Hwy. 12 from Wayzata to the Hennepin-Wright County line that has earned the nickname "The Corridor of Death." Over the past five years, 23 people have been killed in crashes on the portion ...

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  4. Complaint: Man sexually abused girl in MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | St. Cloud Times

    Complaint: Man sexually abused girl in Monticello Allegations say Potvin, now 27, committed assaults in apartment last summer Check out this story on sctimes.com: BUFFALO - A 27-year-old man appeared in court Monday on a criminal sexual conduct charge that accuses him of abusing a 12-year-old girl. The girl, now 13, told police in November that Daniel Michael Potvin penetrated her with his finger on two occasions last summer, according to a Wright County criminal complaint.

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  5. MN Snapshot: Monticello, Wright County team up on parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Finance and Commerce

    As of June 30, the city and county have just 41 acres left to buy -- and just $500,000 more to raise. Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  6. Convicted Child Predator Sentenced To 15 Years For PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CBS Local

    ... child. He was also convicted in 1988 of sexually assaulting his 7-year-old niece and her 8-year-old friend in Wright County. The FBI, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office and Eden Prairie Police all ...

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    Wednesday Jul 13 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Amy Lou Burg, of Maplea SLake, will receive her award for being named the 2016 Wright County Outstanding Senior Woman on Friday, July 29, at the Wright County Fair. Amy Lou Burg has been selected as the Wright County Outstanding Senior Woman 2016.

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  8. The Latest: Severe storms cut power to 95,000 Xcel customersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Marshall Independent

    ... Paul and the west metro suburbs. Wright-Hennepin Co-op Electric reports more than 10,000 customers affected. Wright County's emergency manager, Steve Berg, says straight-line winds caused extensive tree damage in the Annadale, Buffalo and Hanover ...

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  9. Bible Reading Planned at 99 Iowa County CourthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Chris Sharp of Clarion reads the Bible in front of the Wright County Courthouse in Clarion. CLARION, Iowa- Governor Branstad has issued a proclamation calling on Iowans to read the Bible in all 99 counties over the 4th of July weekend.

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  10. Authorities: After Pursuit Terminated, Suspect Causes 5-Vehicle Crash; 1 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBS Local

    ... (WCCO) - The Minnesota State Patrol says one person is dead after a suspect caused a five-vehicle crash in Wright County earlier this month. According to the state patrol, a vehicle involved in an earlier property damage crash in South Haven was ...

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  11. Men charged in Clough murder hold prior felony convictionsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    In connection with the murder Cheyenne Clough, Justin Jensen , of Maple Lake, is being charged with aiding and abetting, Shawn Benson , of Maple Lake, is being charged with second-degree murder, and Edward Zelko , of Buffalo, is being charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Three men were charged last Wednesday in connection to the death of 19-year-old mother, Cheyenne Clough, of Buffalo, who was found shot outside a park in Wright County last week.

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  12. Cause of five car collision still under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... airlifted to HCMCa Swith life-threatening injuries. (Photo submitted) Barbara Belka, 73, of Rockville, led Wright County Sheriff's deputies and Annandale Police on an escalating speed chase on Tuesday, June 7, after driving into, and damaging, a ...

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  13. Police Pursuit, Maple Lake 5-Vehicle Crash Might Have Involved Medical SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | KSTP

    ... She attracted the attention of police after a guard rail was damaged in South Haven. When Annandale Police and Wright County deputies tried to stop Belka, she continued. The pursuit was called off near Maple Lake and Belka's car caused a crash with ...

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  14. Sheriff: Car Recovered in Wright County Homicide InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | KSTP

    A car that was being sought in connection to a homicide investigation was recovered Thursday, the Wright County Sheriff's Office says. Investigators had been searching for a 2008 white Honda Accord in connection to the death of 19-year-old Cheyenne Clough of Buffalo, who was found beaten and shot Wednesday morning, June 1, in Crow Springs Park.

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  15. Bail set at $20,000 for NicholsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Bail was set Tuesday for a 26-year-old International Falls man arrested in connection with suspects in a central Minnesota murder last week. Thomas F. Nicholson was arraigned in Koochiching County District Court Tuesday when bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety without conditions, or $15,000 cash or surety with the following conditions: No controlled substances without a valid prescription, he submit to random tests and searches for drugs, and he have no contact with the suspects in the Wright County murder Justin M. Jensen, 28, and Natasha L. Brandenburger, 33. He has been charged with felony aiding an offender to avoid arrest.

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  16. 5 Things You Might Have Missed WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KSTP

    Charges have been filed in the death of a woman who was found beaten and shot in a Wright County park last week. Nineteen-year-old Cheyenne Clough of Buffalo was found Wednesday morning, June 1, in Crow Springs Park.

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  17. 3 men charged in death of Minnesota woman shot near parkRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Marshall Independent

    Prosecutors have charged three men in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was found shot outside a central Minnesota park last week. Twenty-one-year-old Shawn Benson of Buffalo was charged Wednesday in Wright County with second-degree intentional murder.

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  18. Three Men Charged in Death of Minnesota Woman Shot Near ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Prosecutors have charged three men in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was found shot outside a central Minnesota park last week. Twenty-one-year-old Shawn Benson of Buffalo was charged Wednesday in Wright County with second-degree intentional murder.

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  19. Murder Charges Filed in Death of Wright County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Charges have been filed in the death of a woman who was found beaten and shot in a Wright County park last week. Nineteen-year-old Cheyenne Clough of Buffalo was found Wednesday morning, June 1, in Crow Springs Park.She was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale and died Saturday, the Wright County Sheriff's Office said.

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  20. Co. Hwy. 37 pavement surfacing improvements underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    The Wright County maintenance staff has begun the task of placing a new bituminous driving surface on County Highway 37, from TH 25 to Maple Lake. The improvements involve placing a thin lift bituminous overlay to provide an improved ride on this highway.

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