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Prosecutors: Itasca Co. Kidnapper Wanted to Talk with Ex about 'Being a Good Parent'

Photo: Itasca County Courthouse - Courtesy: Itasca County

A Grand Rapids man accused of kidnapping multiple people and leading police on a chase in Itasca County made a court appearance Monday.

Bail was set at $100,000 without conditions and $50,000 with conditions for 18-year-old Rodney Jacob LaBrosse.

Meeker Co. Dance Teacher Charged with Sexually Assaulting Student

Thirty-three-year-old Sondra Mae Huhn of Darwin, Minnesota - Photo: Meeker County Sheriff's Office

A Meeker County dance teacher has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student.  

According to the Meeker County Attorney’s Office, 33-year-old Sondra Mae Huhn of Darwin, Minnesota, runs a dance studio, and the victim had been one of her students for about a year.

2 of 3 Who Escaped Northeastern Minnesota Corrections Center Arrested

Two of the three men who escaped from the Northeastern Minnesota Regional Corrections Center last week are back behind bars.
    

Police: St. Cloud Man Showed Handgun, Threatened to Kill Woman

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A St. Cloud man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and threatening to kill her while showing a handgun.

Willmar Teen Pleads Guilty in Grandmother's Death

Robert Warwick -

A Willmar teenager is going to prison for three decades for the murder of his 79-year-old grandmother, Lila Warwick.

Eighteen-year-old Robert Warwick sobbed in court as family members told him about the pain he's caused.

Authorities Investigate String of Vandalism Reports in Central Minn.

Photo: Potential suspect in the vandalisms from Saturday to Sunday - Photo: Stearns County Sheriff's Office

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a string of vandalism complaints over the weekend.

Overnight Saturday to Sunday, the sheriff’s office had reports of damage to mailboxes and traffic signs in St. Wendel, St. Joseph and Brockway.

Waseca Teen Calls Sandy Hook, Boston Marathon Attacks 'Pretty Lame'

John LaDue at a court hearing -

A Minnesota teenager accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates mocked the attacks on the Boston Marathon and Sandy Hook Elementary School as "pretty lame" and "pathetic" and said he idolized one of the Columbine gunmen, according to recordings of his police interrogation.