Two hikers out yesterday evening in St. Paul's Lilydale/Harriet Island Regional Park got an extremely grisly surprise when they came across a man engulfed in flames.SEE ALSO: White Bear Lake's sudden shrinkage: DNR sued by group demanding less water pumping Despite their efforts to save the man, inc ... More >>
Marijuana being confiscated by police in Maplewood State Park.A Maplewood hiker traveled off the beaten path and found himself in a field of green over the weekend. The hiker was walking through Maplewood State Park Sunday afternoon when he decided to step off the trail and explore the park by F ... More >>
Cindy Hickey, right, and Shourd were allowed to visit their sons this time last year.Fed up to the point of desperation over Iran's interminable detention of their two sons, Cindy Hickey of Pine City and Laura Fattal of California have announced that they are going on a hunger strike to try a ... More >>
Shane Bauer is from Onamia. His mother lives in Pine City.It's been a long journey for Shane Bauer from Onamia to Tehran, but that's where he stands trial Wednesday on spy charges. One of three Americans arrested two years ago while hiking in the mountains of Kurdistan on the Iranian border, ... More >>
Iranian authorities allowed three imprisoned Americans to visit with their mothers, but turned a deaf ear to pleas for their releaseThe mothers of three Americans imprisoned in Iran are heading home today empty-handed, their pleas for the release of their children failing to move authorities ... More >>
Via ShaneBauer.netImprisoned in Iran, Shane Bauer may soon get a visit from his Minnesota momPine City's Cindy Hickey is one step closer to visiting her son Shane Bauer in an Iranian prison, after the government there issued visas to her and the mothers of the two other hikers being held as s ... More >>
There was a flurry of press coverage and official U.S. government statements following Friday's news that Swiss diplomats were able to visit Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal in their Iranian prison cells recently. The latest concern: Bauer has a stomach ailment and Shourd has a serio ... More >>
Cindy Hickey and the two other hikers' moms had written to Iran's president seeking a visit.