Updated: 06/21/2014 4:17 PM
Created: 06/21/2014 3:37 PM WDIO.com
By: Cassie Hart
The pilot and passenger in the small plane that crashed into a home in Sauk Rapids Friday night are dead, according to Sauk Rapids Police.
It happened in a residential neighborhood on the 700 block of Garden Place around 8:30 p.m.
The home was fully engulfed in flames and the area was filled with smoke when officials arrived on the scene, according Sauk Rapids Mayor Brad Gunderson.
Gunderson said the fire was out around 10 p.m. and fire crews were removing siding from the home.
The St. Cloud Times reports the homeowner was not home at the time of the crash, but his brother-in-law was, and was not hurt.
Additional details were not immediately available.
Sauk Rapids is located near St. Cloud, in Benton County.
Video courtesy of Joy Rose.
Missing Employee Found at Soudan Underground Mine State Park
Authorities have located 76-year-old Adrienne De Vries at the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. De Vries is an employee of the park, and lost her way when walking down a trail. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department says she was transported to Ely Hospital to get checked as a precautionary.
Sky High: Northlanders Blast Off on New Flyboard
Here in the Northland, we're used to lakes, but a new toy is changing how we enjoy the water. The flyboard is making its Twin Ports debut. It's a water jet pack on a board that is hooked up to a jet ski. The water launches you up to 55 feet in the air.
One Killed in Douglas County Two-Vehicle Crash
A two-vehicle collision in Douglas County turned fatal Wednesday afternoon. Law enforcement on the scene confirmed with Eyewitness News that at least one person was killed.
Democrats Vying for Wisconsin's 25th Senate District Talk Mining
Mining is a top issue in northern Wisconsin's legislative races, and a formal debate Wednesday night was no exception. Three democrats vying for the 25th Senate District seat explained their views during a public debate at the Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland.
Scannell Testifies in His Own Criminal Sexual Misconduct Trial
Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell took the witness stand today for what was an emotional testimony from the man charged with two accounts of 4th degree criminal sexual misconduct for a relationship he allegedly had with a 17-year old girl in August 2012.