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15 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

2 arrested in disappearance of Wright County man2 arrested in...

Christopher Rossing, 25, was reported missing Aug. 26 by family members who haven't had contact with Rossing since Aug. 22. Robert Otis Nuttall, 28, was arrested for investigation of kidnapping, and Gwen Maria Butcher, 32, was arrested for investigation of felony obstructing charges, according to Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty. Investigators believe that Rossing was involved in a fight with Nuttall at about 1:30 a.m. on August 23 along U.S. Highway 12 on the west side of Howard Lake, according to Hagerty.

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Related Topix: Howard Lake, MN

Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

White Bear Lake woman injured in Wright County motorcycle accident

According to a news release from the Minnesota State Patrol, 57-year-old Janice K. Theisen was traveling northbound with a group of motorcyclists on Minnesota Highway 25 around 2 p.m. Saturday. When the group slowed, Theisen "braked hard" to avoid other vehicles and lost control.

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Related Topix: White Bear Lake, MN

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

Crash in Maple Lake Township injures one

Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 2600 block of Wright County Road 37, near Crofoot Avenue, on Monday. The crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. According to Capt.

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Related Topix: Maple Lake, MN, Monticello, MN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Man falls from dock and drowns in Wright CountyMan falls from dock...

Man falls from dock and drowns in Wright County The drowning happened Saturday at the public access to Dog Lake, south of Waverly Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/08/man-falls-dock-drowns-wright-county/15278799/ The man's identity hasn't been released by sheriff's officials, who said the drowning happened at the public access to Dog Lake, south of Waverly. A caller told sheriff's officials that a man in his mid-50s was fishing off the dock at the access at about 5:50 p.m. when he apparently fell into the water.

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Related Topix: Waverly, MN

KOOL 108

One Dead In Wright County Hayride Accident

A person is dead after a hayriding accident in western Minnesota. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office says a group was out for a birthday party hayride Saturday night in Woods Township.

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Related Topix: Chippewa County, MN

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Star Tribune

Wright County offers $5,000 for information on missing Annandale man

Volunteers canvassed roadsides and parks in the Howard Lake area Saturday, hoping to find Christopher Rossing - or clues to his disappearance. He was at Troubles Bar and Restaurant and American Legion Howard Lake that night, but his cellphone "has been disconnected" since about 8 p.m. that evening, sources said.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

CBS Local

Hail Devastates Waverly Farms

Severe storms rolled through parts of the state Wednesday morning. The worst weather hit Wright County, with damaging winds and large hail.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Waverly, MN, Agriculture, Science, Weird

Sun Aug 31, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Annandale man still missingAnnandale man still missingChristopher M....

Annandale man still missing Christopher M. Rossing was last seen about Aug. 22 in Howard Lake Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/31/annandale-man-still-missing/14909825/ There is still no sign of a 25-year-old man who was outside a Wright County bar more than a week ago before vanishing.

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Related Topix: Annandale, MN, Howard Lake, MN

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

Department head duties to be defined

Several county department heads often wear several hats as part of their responsibilities, but few have two very different aspects of their job, much less in their job title.

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Related Topix: Monticello, MN

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Man Dies Following Standoff In Albertville

An investigation is ongoing after a standoff in Albertville ended tragically. Authorities in Wright County reported Sunday afternoon that a suicidal man was held up in a home near the intersection of 64th Avenue Northeast and Karston Avenue Northeast.

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Related Topix: Albertville, MN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Wright Co. investigates report of armed, suicidal manWright Co....

Wright Co. investigates report of armed, suicidal man Wright County received a report about a suicidal man early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Albertville, MN

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