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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a vehicle near a middle school on Monday. The accident happened at about 3 p.m. on McKay Avenue in front of Discovery Middle School. Police said it appears that the boy was running across the road and came out from behind a school bus.
MORRIS, Minn. -- Federal drug charges have brought against nine people in two states after an investigation into methamphetamine distribution in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The multi-state investigation led to the discovery of over 40 pounds of methamphetamine, worth about $2.5 million, that had been brought into and distributed in Stevens and Douglas counties in west-central Minnesota over the last 18 months, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office announced Monday. The U.S.
DULUTH — Noah and Karley Mechley continue to improve in their recovery from carbon monoxide poisoning and should be out of the hospital later this week, relatives said Monday. Meanwhile, an account has been set up at North Shore Bank to accept donations for Noah, 14, and Karley, 15, who lost their sister and father last week to the toxic gas. “They seem to be getting better every day and we’re hoping they will be out of the hospital by about Wednesday,” said Renee Cozzi, the children’s aunt.
GRAND RAPIDS — An Itasca County man has been sentenced to serve 10 years of probation for a July incident in which he briefly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and led police on a high-speed chase. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse, 18, of Grand Rapids will not serve any additional jail time beyond the 96 days he already has served.
If you’re shopping for gifts on the Internet, use caution; instead of getting a bargain, you could be getting into trouble. The FBI is reminding holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. It’s always a good idea to monitor credit reports on an annual basis and review account statements each month, but it’s even more important this time of year when shopping kicks into high gear. Closely examining your credit card bills for any fraudulent activity can help to minimize losses. Unrecognizable charges listed on a credit card state
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has determined the cause of death of the Pelican Rapids woman who was found Tuesday morning. The Otter Tail County...
RED WING, Minn. - Red Wing police responded to a report of loose cattle around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Plum Street. Officers found and...
FARGO – A Fargo man faces child pornography charges after his girlfriend, following a fight, found sexually explicit images of him and a 15-year-old girl on his cellphone. Christopher John Christlieb, 25, a convicted sex offender, was charged Thursday in Cass County District Court with one count of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, one count of possession of prohibited materials, a Class C felony, and one count of Class A misdemeanor domestic assault. Court documents filed with the charges state Christlieb’s girlfriend called police to report she discovered images of Christlieb
Two people, including a child, were found dead in a fifth-wheel trailer in Rice Lake Township on Wednesday evening. Authorities said the cause of death had not yet been determined, but there were high levels of carbon monoxide in the trailer. The deceased were identified this morning by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office as 39-year-old Michael J. Mechley and Charlene J. Mchley, 11. Karley N. Mecley, 15, and Noah J. Mechley, 14, were transported from Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth to an undisclosed hospital in the Twin Cities area.
ROCHESTER — A 91-year-old woman who apparently wandered from her home was found dead this morning outside a house in southeast Rochester. Marie Schinke was last seen by family members...