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BRAINERD, Minn. --The unvaccinated child in Crow Wing County with measles is a student at a local Catholic school, a letter to parents from the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. "This letter is to inform you that measles has been diagnosed in a child who attends St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School," the letter read. "Your child may have been exposed to measles. Measles is a very contagious disease caused by a virus."
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A child from Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota has become part of a measles outbreak, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Wednesday. An agency spokesperson said one unvaccinated child from Crow Wing County contracted the disease after being exposed to it in a Hennepin County health care facility.
BEMIDJI -- One Bemidji Area Schools student was airlifted and five others removed by ambulance from the scene of school bus accident this morning.
Christopher Lynn Kuntz, 34, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct and felony first-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct.
Cory Thomas Swift, 40, of rural Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of shoplifting gear and gross misdemeanor theft. According to court records, he was allegedly one of three men that shoplifted from the Detroit Lakes Walmart on Feb. 25, using bolt cutters to cut the chain on the Garden Center exit doors and then leaving with more than $500 in goods.
The death of a 3-year-old Park Rapids girl last week is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes did not release the name of the child or any other information related to the death.
Jared Scott Allen Hanson, 27, of 31348 County Road 10, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault. According to court records, on Feb. 6, he accidently shot himself while putting his gun back into its holster while he was driving around with another man. A dashboard camera allegedly showed that Hanson had been using the gun to threaten to kill the man. "I'll blow you the f... away," Hanson allegedly told the man.
Harry William Sperry Jr., 31, of 508 Pinewood Lane, Perham, has been charged in Becker County District Court with with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on April 13 a Becker County deputy responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle saw a white Chevy Tahoe sitting in the roadway.
A male was shot in the leg on Monday on the 15000 block of East Munson Drive in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to the call just after 10 p.m., April 24, finding a 60-year-old man by the name of Terry Tyge suffering with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Friendly Rider continues to grow and expand its service, now serving 17 communities in Wadena, Todd, Otter Tail, Morrison and Cass Counties.