Weather Forecast


News Briefs

Email News Alerts


Suspect was ordered to stay away from wife

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- The man suspected of shooting two people in a Grand Rapids home Saturday night and then kidnapping his estranged wife at gunpoint had been ordered days earlier to stay away from the woman after stalking her and firing a gun outside their home.


William Levi Payne, 26, was formally served with the Order for Protection on Friday, the day before the shooting.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? You can activate your account here: Activate All Access.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.