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A Princeton, Minn. man has been sentenced for selling a large amount of meth in Becker County. Marvin Ray Hanson Jr., 58, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison after being arrested earlier this spring. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District Court, a special agent in Becker County met with what they refer to as a "cooperating individual" who indicated they were expecting a delivery of one ounce of meth from a person they knew as "Marv".
A hat trick from Annah Schussman helped lift the Bemidji High School girls soccer team to a 5-0 win over Detroit Lakes on Thursday at the Bemidji Middle School soccer...
MOORHEAD - The ninth grade football team from Wahpeton had to find another ride home from Moorhead Thursday, Sept. 1, after their bus went up in flames. No one was on the bus at the time. The bus driver says the bus was acting strangely on the way to Moorhead, and he noticed transmission problems. He dropped off the 25 players and told them to take their things. He parked it away from cars in the Horizon Middle School parking lot, and 15 minutes later the bus went up in flames.
ADA, Minn.—One person was injured early Wednesday, Aug. 31, when the car she was driving left the road and crashed in rural Norman County. Cynthia L. Smith, 62, of Fertile, was westbound on Highway 200 several miles east of Ada when her car drifted off the road and down an embankment, causing the car to roll, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Smith suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, the State Patrol said. The crash happened about 8:05 a.m.
NORTHWOOD, N.D.—A sex offender who lived in Northwood will spend a year behind bars for exposing himself and having sexual contact with a dog. Reuben John Pfau, 74, pleaded guilty Dec. 31 in Grand Forks County District Court to indecent exposure, a Class C felony, and a deviate sexual act, a Class A misdemeanor. On Wednesday, Judge Donald Hager sentenced him to five years in prison, but three years were suspended. He also will receive 350 days credit for time served.
With the upcoming 2016-2017 season, the Heartland Symphony Orchestra commemorates 40 years of bringing classical music to the North Central Lakes Region of Minnesota. A fall concert entitled "Celebration" under the direction of new conductor, Dr. Alexander Corbett, will be performed on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Charles D. Martin Auditorium, Little Falls Community School, and on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m. at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd, Minn.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Aug. 25, 2016) — Haley Hinrichs, a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minnesota, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, August 24. Hinrichs will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for more than 3,000 Minnesota dairy farm families. She is the daughter of Tim Hinrichs, and attends Iowa State University, where she is pursuing a degree in agriculture education with an emphasis in communications.
As the bear hunting season approaches, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters to avoid shooting research bears that are marked with large, colorful ear tags and have radio-collars. Researchers with the DNR are monitoring about 30 radio-collared black bears, most of them in the Chippewa National Forest between Grand Rapids and Bigfork. Others are in northwestern Minnesota, especially near Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area and the Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, in and around Camp Ripley, and near the Cloquet Forestry Station.
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Master Gardeners are unique people who take an active interest in gardening, are willing to learn and enjoy helping others. The professional training they receive in horticulture makes Master Gardeners special. The University of Minnesota Extension provides this training in exchange for volunteer hours. Master Gardeners work with local County Extension Offices to provide valued research based horticultural information to their communities