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A 29-year-old man is dead after he apparently went overboard while testing a boat in a Minnesota lake. Authorities say they got a call Saturday morning about a man overboard on Lake Le Homme Dieu in Alexandria. Rescuers found the body of Brandon Darryl Randt of Alexandria about four hours later. He was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. A witness told Douglas County sheriff’s officials that Randt was testing a boat and seemed to be heading to shore, but the witness then saw the boat circling and Randt was in the water.
NOTE: This video contains graphic language. Thacher Paine and Laney Forness were driving back home to the Twin Cities area Sunday evening, Aug. 28, when they captured stunning video of...
Police have DNA results pointing to the owner of severed fingers found in May at a park in East Grand Forks. The fingers discovered at a Red River State Recreation Area campsite came from a 23-year-old man who was involved in a firework accident in downtown Grand Forks about a month earlier, according to a news release. DNA matched the man who suffered a "significant injury" to his left hand, according to results from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
PLATTE, S.D. – A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash east of Platte in south-central South Dakota. Five other occupants were injured. Names of those involved are not...
The family of Alan Michael Thomas, an Osakis man who went missing earlier this month, has confirmed that a body found Monday in a vehicle along Interstate 94 is his...
BRAINERD—Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, Coon Rapids, is expected to make his first court appearance by noon Tuesday in Cass County District Court in Walker for the murder and kidnapping of a 5-year-old Watkins girl. He remains in custody in the Crow Wing County Jail in Brainerd on probable cause murder and kidnapping. Anderson was taken to the Brainerd jail due to space issues at the Cass County Jail, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported.
In the Midwest, few things beat the warmth of the summer, but for some, the season can mean weight gain, poor sleep habits and infrequent workouts. Health Pros Personal Training Center Inc. owners Stacey Allard and Kate Frappier in Fargo, North Dakota, have more than 20 years of personal training experience and know exactly what it takes to stay fit, healthy and satisfied. They credit their success to moving, strength training and lots of water. "There's no special trick. You need to get moving," Allard says. "It's calories in versus calories out. It's math."
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset Sept. 1. That is the day of interment for (Ret.) Gen. John William Vessey Jr., former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Vessey died Aug. 18 at the age of 94. He was born on June 29, 1922, in Minneapolis and had a 46-year military career. In 1992, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
RUTHTON—The Pipestone County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the pilot killed in a Friday morning plane crash of a crop duster in rural Pipestone County. James Arnt of Worthington was the pilot and lone occupant of the crop dusting plane. The Pipestone County Sheriff's office reports the 68-year-old male died at the scene of a plane crash in rural Pipestone County. The sheriff's office was notified at 8:11 a.m. Friday of a single passenger agricultural spray plane that had crashed in Section 1 of Fountain Prairie Township.
DETROIT LAKES--Zebra mussels have been found in Detroit Lake. DNR invasive species staff confirmed two juvenile zebra mussels and two adults at two locations about a mile apart on Detroit Lake in Becker County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The zebra mussels were confirmed within the last week.