Family grieves gravesite memorial removal

In 2006, the Connoy family lost Jacob, their son and brother, at the age of 27, and laid him to rest at Orono Cemetery in Elk River. But a statue on his gravesite headstone was recently removed.

Amber Alert suspect charged in Crow Wing County

A 41-year-old man accused of abducting a 2-year-old child in Becker and having a standoff with law enforcement in Crow Wing County over the weekend is facing charges in court.  

Investigators determine Northern Metals Recycling fire was accidental

After weeks of investigating, the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office has finally concluded its investigation into the fire at Northern Metal Recycling in Becker, Minnesota. Officials declared the cause of the fire an accident ignited by a spark or heated metals coming on contact with combustible materials.