Chisago County Sheriff’s Office

Authorities have found the body of Tou Hu Vang, the 21-year-old Coon Rapids man who went missing after he and another man jumped into the St. Croix River to rescue a boy who had fallen in Sunday afternoon. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office made the recovery at 9:51 a.m. today in the river just south […]

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Chisago County Sheriff’s Office partners with Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau in mentoring effort— Youth with risk factors often need guidance from caring adults to have a chance at future success. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to offer this kind of support through a partnership with the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau and […]

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The 81-year-old man who died in an apparent tractor accident Sunday in Nessel Township has been identified as Eugene Edward Studt. According to a press release: The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a missing adult around 4 p.m. Prior to deputies arriving, another call advised that the missing person was found pinned […]

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The Chisago County Attorney’s Office has reviewed a number of cases stemming from investigative work last fall by the East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force. Seven individuals have been charged with narcotics violations as a result of the Task Force investigation. Two of them, Roger Allen Blahowski, 56, and Catherine Ann Nahl, 51, […]

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A 63-year-old Shafer man was killed in a snowmobile crash late Saturday morning, Dec. 21 at a residence in Franconia Township near Shafer. According to a press release: The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office received word of a snowmobile crash with injuries through a 911 call at about 11:20 a.m. Deputies, Lakes Region EMS and Shafer […]

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Sheriff’s Office, defibrillators integral in survival of father, son— The Ellsworth family was relaxing at their home near Rush Lake Feb. 16 when the unthinkable happened: Andy Ellsworth, then 23 years old and in good physical condition, had a sudden cardiac arrest. Joann Ellsworth, Andy’s mom, said the last thing her son said to her […]

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