Pine County News

03/05/2018 10:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police: Fugitive assaults officer, leading to car chase, multiple crashes 

Authorities say a fugitive who was wanted on drug charges is behind bars after assaulting a police officer, initiating a police chase, causing two crashes and fleeing on foot. The suspect, identified as Jesse Satter, 36, has warrants out for his arrest in Pine County and Isanti County, officials said.

02/21/2018 07:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Back cautiously optimistic on Eighth District race 

Sen. Tom Bakk said he remains hopeful that Democrats will hold the Eighth Congressional District this fall, but he said he thinks the party's chances have diminished in the wake of Rick Nolan's decision to retire.

01/13/2018 09:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Rice becomes 1st tribal police chief on POST Board21 min ago 

Gov. Mark Dayton this week appointed Mille Lacs Band Police Chief Sara Rice to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, or POST Board.

01/11/2018 02:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bar Buzz: Dayton appoints two new 10th District judges 

On Wednesday, Gov. Mark Dayton made two new judicial appointments to Minnesota's 10th Judicial District. New appointments include Patrick W. Flanagan and Karin L. McCarthy.