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1 Dead, 3 Injured after Sunday Morning Shooting in Mankato

Mankato police arrested a woman and two men, and recovered a handgun in connection to a shooting that left one person dead and three others injured early Sunday morning.

Authorities Seek Information after Hit-and-Run in Pierce Co.

Authorities are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run after two motorcycles crashed in Pierce County on Saturday.

Authorities are looking for a maroon motorcycle that allegedly left the scene after hitting a motorcycle driven by 26-year-old Benjamin Bremer of Red Wing.

Frazee, Minn., Man Escapes House Fire Caused by Space Heater

The first floor of an Otter Tail County man's house has been destroyed by a fire that sparked from a space heater on Saturday, according to authorities.

Jon Ryan, 38, of Frazee, Minn., woke to find blankets near the space heater in flames, authorities said. He was able to escape the blaze safely through a side door to the house, located at 51249 428th Ave.

Minnesota Man, 39, Dies after Canoe Capsizes

Authorities in Blue Earth County say a canoe carrying two men capsized on Madison Lake, and one man apparently drowned.
A Mankato Free Press report says the two men were canoeing Saturday night. Their craft tipped over, throwing both men into the water. Neither was wearing a life preserver.

1-Year-Old Hit by ATV Driven by 4-Year-Old Brother in Stearns Co.

An accident involving a 1 year old and an ATV in Stearns County on Saturday could have been much worse.

A 1-year-old boy was hurt last night after he was run over by a four-wheeler driven by his 4-year-old brother at the family's home in St. Joseph Township.

The child, who wasn't seriously hurt, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital.

Healed Snowy Owl Released into Wild Near Minn. Border

A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehab is back in the wild once again.
The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota released the owl on Saturday outside Superior, Wis., near the Minnesota and Wisconsin state border.

Parts of Verso Paper Mill to Become Art in Sartell

The Verso paper mill was a key part of Sartell before it was put out of commission by a 2012 fire. And now, a local artist and Sartell High School teacher have found a way to keep pieces of it in the community.
The pair is leading a project that will repurpose pieces of building into sculptures - which will also serve as bike racks around town.