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HAWLEY, Minn. – Voters in the Hawley School District decided by a wide margin Tuesday that it’s time for the high school and elementary school to get a revamp. The...
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Voters approved a $21.9 million bond referendum to repair and renovate its middle school and high school with 51.9 percent of the vote Tuesday despite efforts...
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.
DULUTH -- Duluth’s Last Place on Earth is to remain closed for at least one year, a judge ruled Tuesday. Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Shaun Floerke issued a permanent injunction in the city’s nuisance suit against the downtown head shop, ordering owner Jim Carlson not to sell synthetic drugs within the city. Carlson cannot reopen his store for one year, and is prevented from selling synthetics out of any other location within the city. The store has been closed since Floerke issued a temporary injunction July 19.
STILLWATER, Minn. - A former Washington County sheriff’s deputy accused of stealing prescription drugs from the department’s drug drop-off bin awaits sentencing after a jury convicted him Monday. Ricky Harry Gruber, 43, of Oakdale, was convicted of misconduct by a public employee and illegal possession of prescription drugs. The former deputy was captured on surveillance video in February removing the secure “drug drum” from the county’s pharmaceutical drop-off box at the sheriff’s office in Stillwater.
I have told you about my son’s love of steak, but there is one other food that he can’t get enough of, and that’s sausage. He likes it in all varieties and would eat it at every meal if I let him. As an easy way to keep him happy and start our day out right, I make him sausage for breakfast, but the other morning I noticed the label. I was making a healthy choice by preparing turkey sausage, but they’re loaded with sodium and several other ingredients I can’t pronounce.
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The jury of six women and six men began deciding Jedidiah Troxel’s fate about 11:30 a.m.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The attorney for the man charged with killing his cousin over a drug debt in Otter Tail County wants more time to review the case. Michael Kyle Burris, 23, faces felony second-degree murder charges in the death of Scott Burris in 2012. Michael Kyle Burris’ father, 65-year-old Michael Alan Burris, is also charged in the case and was arrested in Arizona with his son on Aug.
FARGO – Fargo police have arrested a man suspected of running over an officer with a van Monday night. According to Lt. Joel Vettel: Officers arrested Jack Christensen, 49, at an apartment in the 1300 block of Eighth Avenue North about 4 a.m.
ST. PAUL – The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than a half-foot in places by Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm...