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LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley near Little Falls.
One man has taken a plea deal and another is awaiting a jury trial in an alleged rape case involving two victims occurring the night of the 2014 Brainerd High School prom. The men—Travis Michael Thelen and Ryan Mark Hall, both age 20 of Nisswa—were charged in April of 2014 with three criminal sexual conduct counts and two counts relating to sexual pornography. Thelen also faces three charges of criminal sexual conduct in a second case involving a second victim.
CHAFFEE, N.D. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said the U.S. sugar program faces vocal opposition moving forward into the next farm bill, but that development of new safety net policies for sugar and other commodities will depend on who is president and who controls Congress. During the congressional break Aug. 22, Heitkamp talked about the future of the sugar program at a farm shop meeting in Chaffee, North Dakota, at the farm of Andy and Julie Levos, who farm with their son, Brett.
BRAINERD—Repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers were the alleged actions that has landed a Brainerd...
NORTHWOOD, N.D. -- A sex offender who lived in Northwood will spend a year behind bars for exposing himself and having sexual contact with a dog. Reuben John Pfau, 74,...
Authorities are investigating a possible small plane crash Wednesday afternoon at Range Regional Airport in Hibbing. The Hibbing Police Department said no fatalities were reported in the incident, which apparently...
MINNEWAUKAN, N.D.—A 73-year-old man who was wearing his lifejacket was found alive after his boat sank and he spent about 12 hours floating on Devils Lake. The unnamed Sheyenne, N.D.,...
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.