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FARGO – A routine traffic stop on the campus of North Dakota State University landed three students in jail facing serious drug charges. Campus police say when they pulled over a vehicle last Thursday afternoon with 19-year-olds Hunter Schleske, Austin Clem and Cody Johnson in it, they found marijuana and heroin. Police arrested all three. Schleske, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., was charged in Cass County District Court on Friday with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, a Class B felony, along with felony possession, and two misdemeanor charges. Johnson, of Fargo, was charged w
MOTLEY, Minn. -- A 36-year-old Staples woman was found dead Tuesday in the snow near an apartment complex in Motley. Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel said Anna Eakle’s body was discovered around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. He said there was no indication of foul play. Motley Police Chief Brian Madison said all but the core part of her body was frozen. According to the National Weather Service, the windchill just after 8 a.m. was 29 degrees below zero. The woman was last seen by a railroad worker around 4:40 a.m.
ST. PAUL - The Senate Finance Committee Wednesday unanimously approved a House-passed bill to provide $20 million to help Minnesotans afford heat. However, the committee made two amendments, so if the Senate passes it early next week it must make another stop at the House for approval of those changes. One amendment just dealt with a couple of words, but the other was more significant because it requires no more than 5 percent of the money to go to administrative costs.
A small explosion Monday at a new Sanford Health clinic here set to open next week will delay its opening. Sanford’s new $17 million south Moorhead clinic was set to...
DULUTH — An 89-year-old woman who was raped by a caregiver at Edgewood Vista in Hermantown has settled out of the court with the senior living facility, but will continue to seek damages against her attacker, her attorney said Tuesday. Attorney Mark Kosieradzki declined to discuss specifics of the settlement, but said it was “satisfactory” to his client — the victim — and her family.
STILLWATER, Minn. - A Woodbury woman convicted of participating in a theft ring will be prohibited from entering Target stores for 10 years as part of a criminal sentence. Kristi Jean Hambleton, 24, was sentenced Feb. 6 in Washington County District Court to 10 years of probation and about four months in jail following a felony theft conviction. Hambleton was among several people tracked by authorities during two months in 2012, when $12,913 in merchandise was stolen from Target stores around the metro area.
DULUTH, Minn. – Despite a lot of media hype about the Great Lakes “freezing over” in recent weeks, the amount of ice on the five big lakes actually declined significantly...
HERMANTOWN, Minn. - A former member of the Hermantown School Board allegedly stole more than $20,000 in jewelry and cash from a friend, going so far as to replace the diamonds in two rings with a set of crystals before returning them to the unsuspecting victim, police said Monday.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - An armed robbery and assault was reported here Sunday night at a Subway restaurant. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The suspect, at gunpoint, ordered the employee who was working to open the till and remove the cash.