A 59-year-old Crosslake man told a Crow Wing County dispatcher “I’m not worried about him, I’m just worried about him living at this point” after he allegedly shot a 31-year-old Crosslake man in the leg Monday night.
The alleged shooter, Larry Joe Bolton, was charged Wednesday in Crow Wing District Court with second-degree attempted murder-with intent, but not premeditated; first-degree assault to cause great bodily harm; second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon to cause substantial bodily harm; and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
BAXTER — Funding for Isle Drive won’t be coming from a Transportation Economic Development (TED) grant.
Baxter Administrator Gordon Heitke reported the TED grant application was submitted to help fund the Isle Drive project but with the Minnesota Senate version prevailing against the House and Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposals, Baxter and 10 other projects were left out in the cold. The projects no longer qualified because they were not on a state trunk highway.
SHOREVIEW (AP) — Colleagues at a Minneapolis law firm say their thoughts and prayers are with the family of 57-year-old Nancy Sullivan. She was shot and killed in Shoreview as she was moving out of a house she shared with her boyfriend, 65-year-old Johnny Lee Simpson who also died.
Nancy Sullivan Fay worked for Universal Pensions Inc. in Baxter in the 1990s.
The city of Brainerd will receive an award for advancing to become a Step 1 City, as a Minnesota GreenStep City.
The award will be recognized at the League of Minnesota Cities 2013 Annual Conference on June 20. The award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that Brainerd is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation.
Motorists traveling Highway 210 between Baxter and Pillager may encounter delays as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane overnight with flaggers and pilot car controlling traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Monday.
The overnight closures will begin at 7 p.m. daily, Sundays through Thursdays, and all lanes will open by 7 a.m. the following day.
The closures will continue through mid-August as crews repair and resurface segments of the road.