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June 13, 2013
'He's a good father,' says mother of Moorhead man whose infant died in van
MOORHEAD – Andrew Sandstrom dropped his wife off at work Tuesday afternoon and shortly after returned to the family’s apartment in Moorhead....
June 13, 2013 - 8:13am
NASCAR mourns death of driver Jason Leffler
SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) -- NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway. The...
June 13, 2013 - 6:00am
June 12, 2013
Moorhead five-month-old baby dies after she was left in car seat for 'extended period of time'
MOORHEAD – A 5-month-old baby girl died here Tuesday night after she was left in her car seat in a vehicle.
June 12, 2013 - 6:47am
June 11, 2013
Mankato man dies during Canadian fishing trip
DULUTH, Minn. — A vacationer from southern Minnesota has died after falling out of a boat into a northwestern Ontario lake over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Manion Lake, which is about 70 miles northeast of International Falls by road. Ontario Provincial...
June 11, 2013 - 8:00am
June 6, 2013
Central Minn. man killed in N.D. construction accident
MANVEL, N.D. - A 58-year-old worker from Clear Lake, Minn., was killed this morning in a construction zone accident on Interstate 29 in Grand Forks County. It happened about 8 a.m. on northbound I-29, just south of Manvel, said Grand Forks Sheriff's Lt. Gary Grove. The male...
June 6, 2013 - 2:53pm
Video: Search halted in Philadelphia building collapse; 6 dead
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The search-and-rescue operation at a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia has been halted for the moment. After working...
June 6, 2013 - 7:30am
June 5, 2013
Man charged in fatal Alexandria stabbing
ALEXANDRIA - Prosecutors have charged an Alexandria man in the stabbing death of another man over the weekend. The Douglas County attorney has charged Kody Lee Klimek with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of third-degree murder. Klimek was arrested after 28-year-old...
June 5, 2013 - 8:00am
May 21, 2013
Lakeland teen whose farewell song became web hit dies (videos)
LAKELAND, Minn. - A Minnesota teenager whose farewell song "Clouds" became an Internet sensation with nearly 3 million views on YouTube died...
May 21, 2013 - 7:49am
May 2, 2013
Roseville K-9 partially paralyzed by criminal has died
ROSEVILLE, Minn. - The Roseville police dog partially paralyzed by a criminal has died at age 11. Officer John Jorgensen says his K-9 partner, Major, was euthanized this week at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center after contracting a bladder infection and pneumonia. Jorgensen...
May 2, 2013 - 12:30pm
April 23, 2013
2 adults found dead in Bagley, Minn.
BAGLEY – Two adults have been found dead in Bagley. According to a press release from the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office: A 911 call was made about 6 p.m. Monday that resulted in the discovery of two dead adults in a Bagley residence. An investigation is ongoing and names...
April 23, 2013 - 5:23pm
April 19, 2013
1 dead, 2 injuries in Shakopee shooting
SHAKOPEE, Minn. - Police say one person is dead and two others are injured in a shooting at a Shakopee apartment building. Authorities say the shooting happened at the Hunters Ridge Apartments early Friday. KSTP-TV reports no one is in custody, but that officials say the public is...
April 19, 2013 - 10:07am
Driver dies in I-94 crash as snowstorm hits Minn.
MINNEAPOLIS - A teenage driver was killed as an April snowstorm made a slippery mess of Twin Cities roads. The Minnesota State Patrol says 16-year-old Jonathon Pohlen, of Houlton, Wis., was killed Thursday afternoon when he lost control on snowy Interstate 94 in eastern Minnesota,...
April 19, 2013 - 6:52am
April 17, 2013
Dead baby found in Red Wing laundry, wrapped in sheet from Twin Cities hospital
By Anne Jacobson Red Wing Republican-Eagle RED WING, Minn. -- A dead infant was found in hospital linens that had been delivered to Crothall Laundry on Tuesday morning, Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman confirmed Tuesday evening. “We’re calling it a death investigation at this...
April 17, 2013 - 5:00am
April 15, 2013
Climbers recover body of snowmobile boy from Alaska glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The body of a 9-year-old boy who disappeared while snowmobiling with his father has been recovered from a crevasse in an Alaska glacier. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said by email that the body of Shjon Brown, of Fairbanks, was recovered...
April 15, 2013 - 1:04pm
March 5, 2013
Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence...
March 5, 2013 - 4:35pm