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Viking woman dies in head-on crash near Thief River Falls
MnDOT reminds public to get mailboxes winter ready
Green, Sobieski at forum Oct. 2 in Park Rapids
Forecast from Meteorologist John Wheeler
Girls Soccer: Lakers tie Spuds, romp over Crookston
DL 412 BMX Results Sept. 16
Jackson earns Academic All-State first team
Swimming: Lakers runners-up at Fergus Falls
Tennis: Lakers defeat Jackets 5-2
From pros to beginners, 600 ride in Laddies Loppet
Holly McCamant: Why I hope girls don’t turn to the Paleo Diet
Fall Festival: Frazee to host family activities
M State campuses to host free fall career exploration workshops
Touchdowns & Tailgate at Mollberg Field today
Friends & Neighbors
WDAZ wins Emmy for team coverage in GF
Minnesota jobs up 6,100
MN gas prices down this week, this year
DL chiropractors pursuing new ventures
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Coming up this weekend in the lakes area
Art Leap in Park Rapids Sept. 27-28
Fire & Ice Fundraiser set for Sept. 27
Alley Fair is set Sept. 20 in downtown Fargo
The Beach Boys coming to Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Franklin Jackson Jr.
Palestine vs. Israel: Options to replace jihad terrorism
Cracking down on Caller ID fraud
Lynn Hummel: Welcome to Camp Uzi, little girls!
Rep. Peterson: NRCC TV ad is misleading
Letter: Clean Water proposal aims to help farmers
Fall Color Tour is set for Oct. 2; will visit Detroit Mountain
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
Blane Klemek: Kingfisher, osprey, pelican; To be a bird for a day
DNR land sale in October
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 17, 2014
Bemidji woman charged in child’s hypothermia death
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji woman was arraigned Monday in the death of a 6-year-old girl last month at a south Bemidji apartment complex. Rachel Downer, 22, was arrested Friday and appeared in court Monday to face a second degree manslaughter charge in the hypothermia death of...
news / crime
March 17, 2014 - 8:02pm
March 15, 2014
Bemidji woman arrested in 6-year-old’s hypothermia death -- 22-year-old cousin of victim faces manslaughter, neglect charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 22-year-old Bemidji woman was arrested Friday in the death last month of a 6-year-old girl from hypothermia outside a Bemidji apartment complex. Rachel Downer faces charges of second-degree manslaughter and felony neglect in the death of Mercedes Mayfield,...
news / crime
March 15, 2014 - 11:58am
March 14, 2014
Tests show hypothermia as cause of homeless man’s death in Fargo
Results from the state medical examiner’s office indicate a homeless man found dead Jan. 9 in Fargo died of hypothermia, said Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel. Randy Lee LaFontaine, 48, was found lifeless under a truck about four blocks from the Gladys Ray Shelter. LaFontaine,...
March 14, 2014 - 1:29pm
February 5, 2014
Woman found dead in North Dakota mobile home with no propane
FORT YATES, N.D. — Authorities said they believe hypothermia caused the death of a woman found dead Tuesday morning in a mobile home with no propane in its tank on the Standing Rock Reservation, where a propane shortage recently prompted an emergency declaration. An autopsy was...
February 5, 2014 - 3:57pm
December 12, 2013
UMD student remains in critical condition after hours in subzero weather
DULUTH – The condition of University of Minnesota Duluth sophomore Alyssa Lommel remains critical but stable at a hospital in St. Paul, where she is being treated for severe frostbite and hypothermia. Lommel’s family reported on the CaringBridge website Wednesday that she had...
December 12, 2013 - 8:34am
December 11, 2013
Duluth student who nearly froze to death may have sought shelter in garage
DULUTH – Police interviews and observations from the scene where Alyssa Jo Lommel was found nearly frozen to death Saturday morning indicate that the 19-year-old college student probably searched around a neighbor’s home for a way in, sought shelter in an unheated garage and ultimately...
December 11, 2013 - 8:41am
January 27, 2009
Duluth man who froze to death struggled with alcoholism
DULUTH - Family and friends on Monday remembered Scott Anthony Miner, 22, as a person who loved being outdoors, even as they tried to come to grips with his death alone and in the elements early Sunday. Miner apparently died of hypothermia, authorities said. His frozen body was...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Man who died after being found frozen in car called caring, calm by former friend
A 43-year-old man who died Thursday night after deputies discovered him partially frozen in a snowbound vehicle north of Moorhead was a caring outdoors enthusiast who never lost his temper, a friend said Friday. Craig Glock rented a room from Christine Konakowitz on and off for about...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Update: Duluth hypothermia survivor passes checkup ... no problems
DULUTH - Janice Goodger's heart is doing just fine. That was the verdict after Goodger's final medical checkup Wednesday at St. Luke's hospital in Duluth, more than a week after the Duluth woman's core body temperature plunged to 60 degrees and her heart stopped beating from hypothermic...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am