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KTTC Rochester
Freeborn County deputies investigate homicide at state parkand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Freeborn County deputies investigate homicide at state park
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester boy earns a spot in world karate tournamentand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Rochester boy earns a spot in world karate tournament
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
State legislative failures results in frustration for Olmsted County Commissionersand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
State legislative failures results in frustration for Olmsted County Commissioners
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Highway 42-County Road 9 roundabout one step closer to constructionand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Highway 42-County Road 9 roundabout one step closer to construction
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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First Coast News
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
First Coast News / Posted 6 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Crews tackling structure fire in SW Rochesterand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Crews tackling structure fire in SW Rochester
KTTC Rochester / Posted 7 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Hormel Foods switches to cage-free eggsand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Hormel Foods switches to cage-free eggs
KTTC Rochester / Posted 8 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Lewiston organization trying to preserve old school houseand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Lewiston organization trying to preserve old school house
KTTC Rochester / Posted 9 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rainbow Route providing rides to Austin preschoolersand murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records,
Rainbow Route providing rides to Austin preschoolers
KTTC Rochester / Posted 9 hours ago
and murdering his co-worker's 5-year-old daughter. According to court records, Zachary Anderson, 25, was charged in Cass County Court with 2nd degree murder, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping, and theft of a motor... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Charges filed in death of 5-old Watkins girlwearing an orange, jail-issued jumpsuit with his hands and legs in shackles, ap
Charges filed in death of 5-old Watkins girl
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
wearing an orange, jail-issued jumpsuit with his hands and legs in shackles, appeared before Judge David Harrington in Cass County District Court in Walker. He showed no emotion during the proceeding as he sat next to a public defender, Jay... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 10 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 11 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 11 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
2 East Texas teachers, 1 student charged with burglaryof the stolen items. Both Tim and Amber Davis are employed with the Avinger In
2 East Texas teachers, 1 student charged with burglary
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
of the stolen items. Both Tim and Amber Davis are employed with the Avinger Independent School District in southeastern Cass County, as a coach and teacher. Drew, the daughter, is a student at the same school, according to authorities. The... Read more
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MLive.com
No foul play apparent with man found dead in truck at shopping centertruck at a Kalamazoo shopping center as 32-year-old Stephen Max Heuer of the Ed
No foul play apparent with man found dead in truck at shopping center
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
truck at a Kalamazoo shopping center as 32-year-old Stephen Max Heuer of the Edwardsburg area in Southwest Michigan's Cass County. At about 10:32 a.m. Tuesday, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers responded to the parking lot of the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
2 East Texas teachers, 1 student charged with burglaryof the stolen items. Both Tim and Amber Davis are employed with the Avinger In
2 East Texas teachers, 1 student charged with burglary
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 hours ago
of the stolen items. Both Tim and Amber Davis are employed with the Avinger Independent School District in southeastern Cass County, as a coach and teacher. Drew, the daughter, is a student at the same school, according to authorities. The... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Family friend charged in child's murderthe daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his fi
Family friend charged in child's murder
11 News Houston / Posted 13 hours ago
the daughter of a friend and co-worker. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, made his first appearance just before noon Tuesday in a Cass County courtroom. The criminal complaint filed against the defendant details how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl was... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Coon Rapids man charged with kidnapping, murdering girland killing her before he dumped her body in a swamp and attempting suicide, ac
Coon Rapids man charged with kidnapping, murdering girl
ABC Newspapers / Posted 14 hours ago
and killing her before he dumped her body in a swamp and attempting suicide, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Cass County Attorney’s Office Tuesday, Aug. 23. Zachary Todd AndersonZachary Todd Anderson, 25, was arraigned on felony... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Murder, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct charges filed...Zachary Todd Anderson, made his first court appearance on the criminal charges,
Murder, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct charges filed...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
Zachary Todd Anderson, made his first court appearance on the criminal charges, all felonies, late Tuesday morning in Cass County District Court in Walker before Judge David Harrington. Harrington set unconditional bond at $2... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girlto the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours la
Co-worker, houseguest accused of killing 5-old girl
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 hours ago
to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, and an Amber Alert was issued. Hours later, a tip sent authorities to a property in Cass County owned by the Anderson family. Law enforcement found Anderson in a wooded area. According to the state's Bureau... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Caddo students collect supplies for flood victimsThe two-vehicle crash in the northbound lane is described as "major." It's at m
Caddo students collect supplies for flood victims
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
The two-vehicle crash in the northbound lane is described as "major." It's at milepost No. 146 near the Powhatan exit. Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College annexationCass County voters to decide on Texarkana College... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Man gets nearly 20 years in prison in sexual conduct caseThe Cass County Attorney's Office reported Elton James Curtis of Fargo, N.D., w
Man gets nearly 20 years in prison in sexual conduct case
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Cass County Attorney's Office reported Elton James Curtis of Fargo, N.D., was sentenced by Judge Jana Austad to 19 and-a-half years for felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct. On top of his prison sentence, he also has a 10-year conditional... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College annexationof a beaming 22-year-old Diana Zacarias is the last image anyone saw of the you
Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College annexation
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
of a beaming 22-year-old Diana Zacarias is the last image anyone saw of the young college student before she vanished. Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
New Shreveport Police units on the streetsof a beaming 22-year-old Diana Zacarias is the last image anyone saw of the you
New Shreveport Police units on the streets
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
of a beaming 22-year-old Diana Zacarias is the last image anyone saw of the young college student before she vanished. Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College annexationCass County voters to decide on Texarkana College... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Fatal accident reported on I-49 in Natchitoches ParishThe two-vehicle crash in the northbound lane is described as "major." It's at m
Fatal accident reported on I-49 in Natchitoches Parish
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
The two-vehicle crash in the northbound lane is described as "major." It's at milepost No. 146 near the Powhatan exit. Cass County voters to decide on Texarkana College annexationCass County voters to decide on Texarkana College... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Family friend held after five-old girl kidnapped and murderedone of the family's cars, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said. The
Family friend held after five-old girl kidnapped and murdered
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
one of the family's cars, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said. The vehicle was later found 150 miles away in Cass County, where Anderson's family had a cabin. The child's body was found in a wooded area around a quarter of a mile... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Timeline of events in Alayna Ertl abduction, murderErtl or the suspect being located. Hours later, the GMC truck is found on prop
Timeline of events in Alayna Ertl abduction, murder
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
Ertl or the suspect being located. Hours later, the GMC truck is found on property owned by the suspect's family in rural Cass County. Authorities do not locate anyone inside the truck or inside a cabin on the property. 4:24 p.m.: The suspect,... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Planned Parenthood to no longer offer abortions in Appletonafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Planned Parenthood to no longer offer abortions in Appleton
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Father’s coworker, family friend jailed in connection with kidnapping, death of 5-old girlled authorities to issue an Amber Alert. Ertl’s body was found nine hours late
Father’s coworker, family friend jailed in connection with kidnapping, death of 5-old girl
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
led authorities to issue an Amber Alert. Ertl’s body was found nine hours later in a rural area near Motley in Cass County. Authorities arrested Anderson in the same county. “This is not a stranger type situation,” Meeker County... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US man in Minnesota jailed in death of co-worker's 5-year-old girlto issue an Amber Alert. Sheriff's deputies found the stolen truck on property
US man in Minnesota jailed in death of co-worker's 5-year-old girl
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
to issue an Amber Alert. Sheriff's deputies found the stolen truck on property owned by Anderson's family in rural Cass County, according to a statement from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. K-9 officers searching the property... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Dane Co. home slated to be used for controlled burn goes up in flames beforehandafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Dane Co. home slated to be used for controlled burn goes up in flames beforehand
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Truck accident in Marathon Co. causes fly ash spillafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Truck accident in Marathon Co. causes fly ash spill
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Watkins mourns death of Alayna ErtlBy Saturday evening, they located the man they believe abducted Ertl on his fam
Watkins mourns death of Alayna Ertl
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
By Saturday evening, they located the man they believe abducted Ertl on his family's property near Motley in rural Cass County. Authorities say information provided by the suspect lead them to a swampy area a few hundred yards from a cabin... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
NIH official: Gulf Coast states most vulnerable to Zikaafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
NIH official: Gulf Coast states most vulnerable to Zika
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Pfizer buying Medivation in deal valued at about $14Bafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Pfizer buying Medivation in deal valued at about $14B
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Little girl rescued after being trapped under overturned boat in Floridaafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Little girl rescued after being trapped under overturned boat in Florida
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Body cam footage of Milwaukee officer-involved shooting will not be released before end of investigationafter body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Mi
Body cam footage of Milwaukee officer-involved shooting will not be released before end of investigation
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
after body found The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located just hours away in in Cass County, Minnesota Saturday afternoon. The body of a 5-year-old girl abducted from Meeker County, Minnesota was located... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Watkins mourns death of Alayna ErtlBy Saturday evening, they located the man they believe abducted Ertl on his fam
Watkins mourns death of Alayna Ertl
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
By Saturday evening, they located the man they believe abducted Ertl on his family's property near Motley in rural Cass County. Authorities say information provided by the suspect lead them to a swampy area a few hundred yards from a cabin... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Two injured in Kalmar Township rollover crashhim. She was last seen around 2 a.m. when her mother put her to bed at her home
Two injured in Kalmar Township rollover crash
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
him. She was last seen around 2 a.m. when her mother put her to bed at her home. Police say the vehicle was found in Cass county. According to the meeker county sheriff, the body of Alayna Ertl was found Saturday afternoon and the search has... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Minnesota Man Jailed in Death of Co-Worker's 5-Old Daughterto issue an Amber Alert. Sheriff's deputies found the stolen truck on property
Minnesota Man Jailed in Death of Co-Worker's 5-Old Daughter
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
to issue an Amber Alert. Sheriff's deputies found the stolen truck on property owned by Anderson's family in rural Cass County, according to a statement from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. K-9 officers searching the property... Read more
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