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WINONA, Minn. – Two bodies were discovered submerged inside of a vehicle in the Mississippi River here Sunday afternoon. Temperatures with wind chill dipped into the teens below zero Sunday...
DILWORTH – The former fire chief here faces felony charges after allegedly threatening to burn down the houses of his co-workers, according to a WDAY-TV report. Kurt Kennedy, 49, was charged in a Clay County District Court complaint summons Friday with one felony count of making terroristic threats. Kennedy, who had been a member of the fire department since before 1999, was fire chief in Dilworth until October.
Moorhead police have forwarded the case of a Valley News Live reporter, who entered three area elementary schools without permission last month, to county prosecutors to decide whether to file a criminal charge. On Dec. 11, reporter Mellaney Moore wore a hidden camera as she walked into schools in Moorhead, West Fargo, N.D., and Fargo without checking in at the main offices.
All school-related activities for the Detroit Lakes School system are being cancelled for tonight, Saturday and Monday, according to school officials. Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of...
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration stems from preliminary inspections conducted after the recent derailment and fire in Casselton, N.D., as well as derailments in Alabama and Quebec. Those investigations have prompted the agency to reinforce the requirement to properly test, characterize, classify and degasify hazardous materials prior to s
BEMIDJI -- A $1 million Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold in Beltrami County, lottery officials announced Thursday. A second $1 million ticket was sold in Stearns County. The tickets...
DULUTH - Duluth Bishop Paul Sirba told members of the media Tuesday that the history of sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church is a “sad truth that must be acknowledged,” and that the church wants to help victims heal and encourage others to come forward with their stories. That’s why the Diocese of Duluth on Tuesday released a list of 17 priests it has determined to be “credibly accused” of wrongdoing, Sirba said.
FARGO -The introductory lines of the online ad posted on Craigslist are hard to ignore: Free house. In parentheses comes the hitch – if you move it. The house in question, a Victorian two-story built in 1900, is located at 1101 8th St. S., in Fargo, in one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers arrested a 35-year-old Minnesota man for allegedly trying to enter the country with 12 grams of methamphetamine on Dec. 27. According to a statement from the CBP, Seth Isacc Ray King, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., was entering the U.S. at the Pembina, N.D., port of entry.
The former principal and athletic director at Warren-Alvarado-Oslo High School in Warren, Minn., appeared in court this week on four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in Morris, Minn. In court Monday, Craig Jon Peterson, 36, deferred entering a plea to the charges and was scheduled for an omnibus hearing Feb. 5 in state district court in Morris, said a Stevens County official.