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Caycee Lynn Bregel, 25, of St. Paul, has been charged with 13 counts of animal mistreatment — one of which is a felony — after a May search of her rural Dakota County animal-rescue operation uncovered 64 dead cats and more than 40 other neglected animals. (Dakota County sheriff’s office photo courtesy of KSTP)
Former animal rescuer charged with 13 counts of animal mistreatment
26 min 35 sec ago
Nicholas Cherrier watches proceedings Tuesday, Sept. 18, during his trial in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
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Watch: Police interview shown at Cherrier trial
5 hours 26 min ago
St. Croix County Sheriff's Office Lt. Brent Standaert and Sheriff Scott Knudson joined Roberts-based Laptop Chips owner Erik Salomonsen at his business, where he donated 10 tablets the department will use for online predator investigations. Submitted photo
'Alicia's Law' paves way for local online sex stings
9 hours 9 min ago
Nicholas H. Cherrier
Cherrier threats trial gets underway
9 hours 24 min ago
September 18, 2018
Pierce County Circuit Court briefs
September 18, 2018 - 2:03pm
September 17, 2018
Shuxin Lan
Charges: massage parlor used for human trafficking
September 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 15, 2018
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Burglary in Ellsworth; Pokemon pit-stop
September 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
September 14, 2018
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Driver arrested after Ellsworth pursuit
September 14, 2018 - 8:00am
September 12, 2018
Authorities said roosters, including this one, were raised for fighting at a Pierce County farm, where a resident has been charged with multiple felonies. Photo courtesy of ASPCA
Animal fighting-related charges filed in Pierce County case
September 12, 2018 - 2:39pm
September 10, 2018
John P. Lubich
Prescott man arrested after ATV crash
September 10, 2018 - 11:36am
September 8, 2018
River Falls police reports: Counterfeit currency; breaking curfew
September 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
September 7, 2018
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Knife threats in Hager City; Shirtless pedestrian
September 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
Senyen Vang
Complaint: Woman connected to animal-fighting operation tried sneaking out pounds of meth
September 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
Remains found in July ID'd as missing Pepin boater
September 7, 2018 - 2:56pm
Miguel A. Navarro is led out of court Sept. 5 after he pleaded not guilty to a homicide charge in Pierce County. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Investigator describes grisly River Falls homicide scene
September 7, 2018 - 11:48am
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