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Man hospitalized following stabbing

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Apr 2, 2013 at 6:13 am

PINE RIVER, Minn. (KNSI) The Cass County Sheriff's Office in Walker is investigating a stabbing at a home in rural Pine River.

Sheriff Tom Burch says deputies were called to a residence in Powers Township just after six o'clock Sunday night on a report of a disturbance.

They found a Backus man with stab wounds to the stomach. Fifty five year-old Richard Thomas Knutson was taken to St. Cloud Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Deputies arrested 49 year-old Loren Rice of the Pine River area. Formal charges against him are pending.

Burch has not said what sparked the altercation.

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