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VERGAS, Minn. — A 4-year-old child had a leg partially severed by a lawn mower Thursday evening, Sept. 29, in Vergas. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: The incident happened about 6:25 p.m. when a child was outside and ran up to a family member who was mowing the lawn. The mower ran over the child's foot and partially severed the child's lower leg. The child, who appeared to be in stable condition while at the scene, was air-lifted from Vergas to a Fargo hospital. No other details were available.
Happenings is free, and submissions are run on a first-come, first-serve basis and as space allows. Happenings entries that include date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number, of an event can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thursday, September 29 DL Class of 1951 Reunion: Detroit Lakes Class of 1951 will hold its 65th class reunion at the Holiday Inn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call Keith at 218-847-6901. Friday, September 30
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting Team—to the test by introducing them to mourning dove hunting in Minnesota. And the crew also visits the Kicking Bear outdoors camp for kids in West Salem. Wis. See it all in this weekend's episode of "Northland Outdoors TV." Northland Outdoors TV debuted on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota in July. The show is hosted by veteran outdoors radio host Brett Amundson.
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
After months of work in the Sculpture Park, the city of New York Mills' new Barn shelter is finally erected, and ready to be introduced to the community and region. On Saturday, October 1, the city, with the help of the Cultural Center, will celebrate The Barn's completion. This grand opening celebration falls in the 20th anniversary year of the Sculpture Park, which is the location for the celebration.
Zebra mussels have now been confirmed in two popular recreational lakes in western Minnesota. They were found in Lake Sallie and Lac qui Parle Lake the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported on Thursday. The department also confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Andrew in Douglas County and Big Birch Lake in Todd and Stearns counties.
The 22-year-old St. Cloud man who injured nine people in a stabbing attack in a St. Cloud mall—Dahir Adan—previously lived in Fargo. According to a public records data base, one address he lived at was 817 21st Street South in Fargo. His family in St. Cloud identified Adan as the person who randomly attacked people with a knife at the Crossroads Mall. Nine people were injured and three are still hospitalized.
Saturday, September 17 Nature Photography Workshop
Three people are in critical condition after an air ambulance helicopter crashed near the Alexandria airport early Saturday. A North Memorial Health Care helicopter crashed en route to the Alexandria...
Two red swamp crayfish have been found in Tilde Lake just northeast of Hitterdal and it's the first time the invasive species has been confirmed in a Minnesota lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The live crayfish were removed from the lake and DNR staff are searching the lake for others, according to a DNR news release. "Many aquarium animals and plants are invasive species that can cause serious harm if released into the wild," said Heidi Wolf, DNR invasive species unit supervisor, in the release.