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ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
The College of St. Benedict in Jacob Wetterling's hometown of St. Joseph, Minn., will host a memorial service Sunday for the boy who was abducted 27 years ago and whose body was recovered Sept. 2 The Wetterling Family Memorial Service for Jacob will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. Oct. 22 was proclaimed "Jacob Wetterling Day" in Minnesota Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton. That day will mark the 27th anniversary of Jacob's abduction.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett’s second run with the Minnesota Timberwolves has ended, the Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting, citing a league source. Garnett, 40, was about to enter the final season of his contract and the team was reportedly working on a buyout recently. He has spent 13½ of his 21 NBA seasons with Minnesota.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—After two racially charged photos were circulated on social media within 48 hours of each other, University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy said more will be done...
FERGUS FALLS — A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in earlier this year. The indictment, filed Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Otter Tail County District Court, is in addition to a second-degree murder charge against 29-year-old Dustin Michael Defiel, who is accused of fatally shooting his father Ricardo Defiel on June 1. An initial appearance on the new charge is scheduled for Friday.
The Hollywood gossip machine set its sights on northern Minnesota on Thursday, amid reports that Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their kids stopped at the International Falls airport just a day before the couple separated. Pitt, Jolie and their family flew into a Minnesota airport on Sept. 14 — and gossip website TMZ, citing unnamed sources, reported that the stop came after Pitt became verbally and physically abusive to his children while on the private flight from France to the U.S.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 60-year-old Crookston woman faces felony charges after allegedly throwing a cup of coffee on a city police officer who was attempting to assist her at a mental health hospital. Joan Marie Helsene-Sydow has been charged with fourth-degree assault of a peace officer, a felony, and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, in Polk County District Court.
GRAND FORKS -- UND is investigating a photo posted online with a derogatory racial slur and what appears to be college students. A photo posted to Snapchat, a popular mobile...
ALEXANDRIA —Officials have identified the three people critically injured early Saturday when an air ambulance helicopter crashed near the edge of Lake Winona in Alexandria. The three crew members of the North Memorial Health Care helicopter were pilot Joshua Jones, 47, flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, 44, and flight paramedic Miles Weske, 34. All remain hospitalized at North Memorial Hospital in the Twin Cities, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
FARMINGTON -- Farmington Elementary School was locked down while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m. Monday. No officers with the Farmington Police Department were available for comment, but one officer on scene advised citizens to stay inside and away from the area.