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Two-Year-Old Boy Killed in Nashwauk Fatal Hit-and-Run

NASHWAUK, Minn. – Stuffed bears and flowers are what’s left at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a young boy. 16-year-old girl Lexi Carroll was pushing two-year-old Logan Dean Klennert on Thursday at about 1 p.m. on the shoulder of Highway 65 at milepost 188 when a pickup truck swerved and hit them from behind. 38-year-old Jake…

Hecker Still in Prison

Hecker's Attorney Misspoke When She Said Hecker Had Been Released From the Federal Prison

MINNEAPOLIS-Former Minnesota auto dealer Denny Hecker remains in federal prison and is not in a halfway house as his attorney reported earlier this week. The federal Bureau of Prisons says Hecker’s attorney misspoke when she said Hecker had been released from the federal prison in Illinois and sent to a halfway house in Minneapolis. Hecker’s former bankruptcy attorney Barbara May…