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SAWYER -- To prepare his family for his death, Jim Northrup has made a list of potential tombstone epitaphs. They include: "Here's one deadline I didn't miss" and "Hey, I can see up your dress from here." Those who know the award-winning author of short stories, poetry, plays and newspaper columns wouldn't be surprised that he's facing death with his signature dry humor.
WINNER, S.D. - A 40-year-old Winner rancher will spend 4.5 years in prison for aggravated incest, according to the South Dakota U.S. attorney’s office. Clinton Pierce was sentenced earlier this...
A Hudson, Wis., police officer was lucky to escape uninjured after a collision with a distracted driver Thursday, according to the police department. The incident was captured on a dash...
ST. PAUL - A small southern Minnesota community that lost eight downtown businesses to a fire Feb. 3 is poised to rebuild, but it seeks some state help. For many communities, "it would be enough to bring the town to its knees, but not ours," Brent Christenson said of Madelia, a 2,300-person community just southwest of Mankato. "We will rise from the ashes, but we need your help."
CALLAWAY — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway Thursday and was a little surprised to hear them sing the praises of an unexpected hero — a drone with a video camera. Piloted by a Perham firefighter, the drone flew over the scene of a derailment and propane tanker truck fire last week, giving firefighters a critical bird’s-eye view of the dangerous situation, said Callaway Fire Chief Keith Heinlein, who was in charge at the scene. “My decisions are only as good as the information I have,” he said.
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - An officer summoned to check on a disruptive birthday party at a New Richmond hotel was kicked in the face by a reveler, according to charges...
ART: none ST. PAUL - Tears flowed as Elle Williams recounted her experience with "revenge porn." "My testimony will never fully allow you to feel the fear I am feeling," the 21-year-old Prior Lake woman Tuesday told the Minnesota House public safety committee while urging lawmakers to outlaw the practice.
ST. PAUL - The names of 16 priests accused of sexual abuse while working at the Diocese of New Ulm were released Tuesday morning. The law firm of Jeff Anderson...
MINOT, N.D.-- A registered sex offender who was playing an Easter Bunny at a Minot mall has been arrested. Daniel Sanderson, 24, of Minot was nabbed by police after a tip came in that he was being employed by a temporary employment service to serve as the bunny at Dakota Square Mall. Police said neither the employment agency nor the mall knew he was a sex offender.