May 3, 2012 at 6:37 am
NISSWA, MN (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two people whose bodies were found at a house fire near Nisswa.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office tells the Brainerd Daily Dispatch the victims are 56-year-old Kenneth Ponsness, and 57-year-old Kathleen Ponsness.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office is determining how they died.
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl says that authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.
The blaze ignited Monday morning in Lake Edward Township near Nisswa. Officials arrived to find the one-story house and unattached garage on fire.