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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.
HASTINGS – Police here are investigating the deaths of two people. According to a press release, at approximately 5:45 p.m. Monday, Hastings police and EMS responded to a medical call...
FARGO — Eight days have been set aside next spring and summer for court hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s appeal of his death sentence. Four days starting March 28 were allotted for an evidentiary hearing on forensic issues in the murder case. And four days starting June 20 were slated for an evidentiary hearing on Rodriguez's mental health.
Mark Schreiner's six-year battle to recover from a coma-inducing head injury ended Sunday, Aug. 14. The 43-year-old Moorhead High School graduate was injured in a chance fall at WE Fest on Aug. 7, 2010. He died Sunday, his wife said in an online post.
A car crashed and split in two after a tire blew along a southern Minnesota interstate in a wreck that killed the 19-year-old driver and involved three other vehicles that struck a portion of the vehicle, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday on southbound Interstate 35, about 13 miles south of Owatonna, according to the State Patrol. Kassondra L. Sage, 19, of Delano, Wis., reportedly died at the scene, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A Florida police officer shot and killed Minnesota native in a "tragic accident" during an exercise with local residents that was meant to involve simulated lethal force, authorities said on Wednesday. Mary Knowlton, originally of Austin, according to her Facebook profile, was hit by a live round fired by an officer Tuesday night at a two-hour event hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department at its academy for about 35 members of the community.
CLEARBROOK — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. RELATED: Minnesota deputy injured after man shoots at helicopter Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance today in Clearwater County District Court.