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MOORHEAD—A man who was arrested in June after a police chase in which his vehicle reached speeds topping 130 mph while he had a toddler in the back seat was...
MINNEAPOLIS — The Interstate 35W bridge will glow blue for 11 nights in honor of Jacob Wetterling. Gov. Mark Dayton directed the Minnesota Department of Transportation to illuminate the bridge over the Mississippi River with blue lights, representing child abuse prevention, beginning Thursday night, Sept. 15. The bridge lights will remain blue through the memorial service for Jacob on Sept. 25.
LEADER, Minn. -- A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff’s office said in a release.
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.,...