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New Charges Filed in Disappearance of Christopher Rossing

Robert Nuttall (Left) Gwen Butcher (right) - Photo: Wright County Sheriff's Office

New charges have been filed in the disappearance and death of Christopher Rossing, a rural Howard Lake man who went missing in late August.

Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Nuttall of Hutchinson is now charged with second-degree murder, and 33-year-old Gwen Butcher is charged with aiding an offender.

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40th Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby Rescheduled

Organizers are postponing the 40th Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby.

The events have been rescheduled for Feb. 7.

With cooler weather in the forecast organizers are hoping for thicker ice conditions.

EPA Report: Minn. Businesses Lead the Nation in Pollution Prevention

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A new report shows that Minnesota businesses are doing a great job when it comes to pollution prevention.

The recently-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says Minnesota businesses cut down on nearly 1 million pounds of toxic pollutant releases from 2012 to 2013. The data comes from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory program.

Sartell Husband, Wife Rescued from Truck that Went Through Ice

A Sartell couple were rescued after their truck went through the ice on Clearwater Lake in Stearns County Tuesday.

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Femicide Report: 23 Domestic Violence-Related Murders in Minnesota in 2014

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A new report says 23 people were murdered in Minnesota in 2014 because of domestic violence.

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women released the 2014 edition of the Femicide Report on Tuesday.

SCSU Study Shows Better Job Market for Minn. College Graduates

College graduates in Minnesota are expected to see more opportunities for employment this year.

A new study conducted by St. Cloud University asked 103 employers about hiring in 2015.

More than 50 percent of employers surveyed plan to increase their hiring, which is up from 35.9 percent in 2014. This is the largest increase since 2007.

Family, Friends Search for Teen Missing from Monticello

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Family and police are searching for a teenager who has been missing from Monticello since Jan. 13.

Vanesa Ventura is believed to be with another teenager and two men on their way to Texas. According to the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, she was believed to have been in Rochester on Jan. 18 as they traveled south.