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ELY, Minn. — Two people died and others were injured after Thursday’s destructive line of thunderstorms ripped across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park early Thursday,...
FARGO – Firefighters are fighting a fire Friday, July 22, at the Bison Turf bar at 1211 N. University Drive near North Dakota State University. Flames and black smoke were...
Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 67. Family friend and former agent Ray Anderson confirmed the death to ESPN’s Adam Schefter after speaking with Green’s wife. Anderson said Green died after a cardiac arrest. Former Vikings running back Robert Smith, now a FOX Sports college football analyst, posted a message on Twitter. “Rest in peace Denny. I lost my mother in April, I feel like I just lost father,” Smith tweeted.
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Nelson in central Minnesota, has died. The St. Cloud Hospital confirmed the death of Amber Lynn Martinson, 28, of Alexandria, Monday. The crash happened about 5 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of County Road 9 and County Road 73, north of Nelson. Deputies determined a 2004 Chevrolet Ventura van driven by Deborah Ann Kempkes, 49, of Underwood was traveling east on Douglas County Road 73 and failed to stop at the stop sign.
A 14-year-old boy died after being hit by a vehicle Monday evening in Thief River Falls. Gannon Allen Hejlik, 14, was riding his bicycle through an intersection on the crosswalk...
The captains for the 2016 Bemidji State University football season were announced Tuesday as Damon Benham, Mitchell Elbe, and brothers Jordan and Jesse Hein will handle the leadership duties this season. senior Jesse and junior Jordan Hein, both Perham natives, will link up again after helping the Beaver offense to its most productive season in nearly a decade last year. Jordan took on starting quarterback responsibilities early last season while Jesse has started 22 straight games at center for BSU.
Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brand, will debut on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota on Saturday, July 2.
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota this watch includes 9 counties In northeast North Dakota Benson, Cavalier, eddy, Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, Ramsey, Towner, Walsh,
A Bemidji foster parent has been charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of 2-year-old girl who apparently drowned in a laundry tote in a shower. Nathan Daniel Jackson Sr., 38, was arrested Sunday after the Bemidji Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive 2-year-old at a residence at about 11:21 a.m., according to a criminal complaint from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office is asking for help in finding a Dent, Minn., girl reported missing on May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons...