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Remains of Pearl Harbor sailor returning to Minnesota for burial

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR/KFGO) – Nearly 80 years after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor during World War II, the remains of a 22-year-old sailor killed in the attack are returning to Minnesota. Navy Fireman 1st Class Neal Todd of Akeley, Minn. was among 429 sailors killed aboard the USS Oklahoma on December 7th, 1941. Scientists identified Todd’s remains in 2015 using specialized…

Social Distancing: The Giant Statue Tour

A Giant Tour Of Giant Statues In Minnesota

Do you want to explore, do something epic, and run into practically no one while you’re doing it? Lakes County has a ridiculous number of crazy roadside statues towering over highways, lakes, and other random places. And it’s about the perfect social distancing activity because no one is around these works of art. So I went and saw as many…

GoFundMe Account Started For Family Members Killed In Nevis, Minnesota

Heidi Pierce and Candi Goochey Shot and Killed By Bryce Bellomo on Valentine's Day

NEVIS, MN — The family of sisters killed in a double murder-suicide on Valentine’s Day in Nevis, Minnesota has started a GoFundMe account to raise money for their funerals and family. The BCA identified the dead as 40-year-old Heidi Pierce and 37-year-old Candi Goochey, both of Akeley, and their brother-in-law, 34-year-old Bryce Bellomo of Nevis. Bellomo is accused of killing the…

No Indication of A Crime In Missing Pregnant Woman’s Death

Body of Kara Blevins Found Saturday In Chippewa National Forest

CASS CO., Minn. — Authorities doubt that foul play was a factor in the death of a pregnant woman who was missing for more than two weeks. The body of 27-year-old Kara Blevins was found Saturday not far from her hometown of Akeley, Minnesota. The county sheriff says there was “no indication at the scene of any crime.” Preliminary autopsy…

Body of Missing Pregnant Minnesota Woman Found

The Cass County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota says the body of Kara Blevins was discovered about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Chippewa National Forest, not far from her hometown of Akeley.

KARA_BLEVINS MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Authorities say a 27-year-old pregnant woman missing for more than two weeks has been found dead in the woods in northern Minnesota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Kara Blevins was discovered about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Chippewa National Forest, not far from her hometown of Akeley. Blevins was last seen on…

Pregnant Woman Goes Missing In Northern Minnesota

Kara Blevins Was Last Seen In Akeley On February 2

HUBBARD CO., Minn. — A pregnant woman has gone missing in northern Minnesota. Authorities need help in locating 27-year-old Kara Blevins. She was last seen walking along Howard Lake Road in Akeley, Minnesota on the evening of February 2. They are concerned for her welfare due to her medical condition and the cold weather. Kara is 5’9″ tall, about 170…