Emily Cutts

Public Safety Reporter

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.

Readers can reach Emily at 507-285-7712 or

Two civil suits, filed in Faribault County District Court on Monday, May 16, 2022, allege that Rep. Jim Hagedorn asked his mother and stepfather, as well as his sister, to help pay for the cost of his cancer treatment and that money has not been paid back by his widow, Jennifer Carnahan.
There is no immediate threat to the public.
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.
The lawsuit alleges that despite decades of court orders establishing that the government has a duty to care for and protect unaccompanied children, the U.S. failed to fulfill its most basic obligations to Kerlin Sanchez Villalobos and her sister.
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday that 52-year-old Reyel Devon Simmons had been arrested and charged with impersonating a federal agent after the FBI received a tip in August that he was portraying himself on social media as a federal agent.
The pouches are meant to be in a visible location in a vehicle to eliminate the need to reach for the documents.
During the Labor Day DWI extra patrol campaign from Aug. 20 through Sept. 6, there was a 31% drop in DWI arrests compared to the previous year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety announced Wednesday.
The people killed between Jan. 1 and July 1 include three bicyclists, 23 pedestrians, 26 motorcyclists and 142 motor vehicle occupants.
The Minnesota Judicial Branch announced the change on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Other COVID modifications, like remote hearings, will continue.
An Austin man and his Iowa father were both arrested Friday, June 11, 2021 for their alleged involvement in U.S. Capitol riot. A Minneapolis man was also arrested and charged Friday.