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NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. – One man is dead and another was in critical condition Thursday after a shooting late Wednesday near New York Mills, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities received a call at 9:13 p.m. from a 21-year-old woman who reported gunshots at a location east of New York Mills on County Highway 56.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – WE Fest is a whole lot of country and a whole lot of rock ’n roll. That was the case Thursday night as the three-day festival opened with a bang. After an explosive show in 2012, Eric Church returned for his first headlining set. He showed he was worth the prime slot. The singer/guitarist opened with a heavy version of “Creepin,” and a light and fog show to rival most hard rock bands. Church just started as this story went to press. If Church calls to mind hard rock, Big & Rich is classic rock.
For a man best known for his hit, “The Gambler,” Kenny Rogers has had an incredibly good run. From the mid-1970s through the ’80s he always seemed to have an ace up his sleeve.
New York Mills - One man is dead and another in critical condition following a shooting near New York Mills late Wednesday, according to a release from the Ottertail County Sheriff's Office. Authorities received a call at 9:13 p.m. from a 21-year-old female who reported gunshots at location east of New York Mills on County Highway 56. Upon arriving at the scene, deputies and EMS found two people with gunshot wounds. One 20-year-old male was dead on scene.
The summer days have really been heating up, and the last thing most of you want to do is slave for hours in a hot kitchen. Chances are you would rather be spending the afternoon or evening sipping on a cool glass of lemonade than trying to manage dinner and regulate the temperature of the air conditioner. Did you know the lemonade you want to be sipping can also be great for cooking?
STARBUCK, Minn. — Minnesota State Parks have latched onto the latest trend in water sports by making stand up paddle boards available for rent at a select number of pilot sites, including Starbuck’s Glacial Lakes State Park. Called “SUP” by the in-the-know-crowd, stand up paddle boarding involves standing on a board similar to a surf board and propelling yourself around a lake with a long paddle. The goal is to keep your balance, not fall off and have fun and get some exercise.
FARGO - The small, white house with a crisp green lawn near the quiet curve of a cul-de-sac with a patch of neatly tied-up irises in the front is the very picture of a grandparents’ home. But there’s a room in the home of Carla and Wayne Viseth that their granddaughter doesn’t like to sleep in. That is the
DULUTH – With Minnesota’s estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from recent years, state Department of Natural Resources officials will allow fewer wolf hunting and trapping licenses this fall, the agency announced Monday. The DNR has set the statewide target harvest of wolves at 220, down from last year’s target of 400. The season will open Nov. 9, opening day of Minnesota’s firearms deer season. “The changes are a management response to the most recent wolf population estimate,” said Dan Stark, the DNR’s large carnivore specialist.