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GRAND FORKS - A Windom, Minn., man was ordered Monday to serve 15 years in prison for shaking his 3-month-old son and causing him a serious head injury. Robert Allen Duckstad, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, a Class A felony, in state district court in Grand Forks. According to the criminal complaint, Duckstad had just worked the overnight shift and was “tired, frustrated and stressed” when he returned home one morning in June 2013. His son was being “fussy” while he was changing his diaper, so Duckstad shook the infant three times until he was quiet, the complaint say
STARBUCK, Minn. — Police in west-central Minnesota are warning about potent prescription medications stolen during a pharmacy burglary last week. One overdose treated in Stevens County is reportedly connected to the stolen drugs, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. The Starbuck Police Department investigated a burglary at Samuelson’s Drug on Sept. 16.
MOORHEAD – A body found here Tuesday morning is believed to be a missing North Dakota State University student. Searchers in Moorhead, acting on information that was gleaned in the...
FARGO – A Fargo woman is behind bars after police say she slammed into the back of a stopped ambulance going about 60 mph while fleeing a traffic stop. Fargo police Lt.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 49-year-old Grand Rapids man has been charged with giving his wife a lethal dose of the painkilling drug Fentanyl. Terry Wayne Richards was charged with third degree murder for allegedly buying the drug and giving it to his wife at their home Friday. Police were called to a medical emergency at their home at 9:48 p.m. Friday, and found a woman with no pulse. She was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
GLYNDON — The Rebels rushing attack was strong Friday night and D-G-F bounced back from a loss at home to Detroit Lakes last week with a 40-26 victory over Park...
ST. PAUL -- The are 29 potential makers of medical marijuana vieing for the two state-approved facilities allowed by Minnesota law. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday that it...
A Viking, Minn., woman was killed Thursday night in a head-on vehicle crash north of Thief River Falls. The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the woman as Barbara Olsen, 61. According to the report, a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am operated by Adam Davis, 38, Halma, Minn., was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 59, just north of the Marshall-Pennington county line at about 10:37 p.m., when it crossed the centerline and struck a Plymouth Breeze, year unknown, operated by Olsen. Davis suffered serious injuries, according to the report. No other occupants were in either vehicle.
ST. PAUL -- August was a good month for Minnesota businesses and workers, the state Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday. Employers added 6,100 jobs last month and...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is the 17th state to report a case of a serious respiratory illness sickening American children. The state Health Department Wednesday said that a child is...