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A woman died early Friday morning in Otter Tail County after the car she was riding in rolled, and the driver faces charges. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in from a group camping on Franklin Lake at 1:30 a.m. Friday.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Becker County woman found dead in a Wyoming gravel pit in 1983 has been identified as Mary Lynn Anderson, who family members reported missing in...
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking the public to be on the alert for potentially toxic algae blooms in lakes and streams. The MPCA issued the alert Thursday following the death of a dog last weekend in Sherburne County. Brock Tatge, the dog’s owner, told the MPCA that he and his family were spending time last Sunday on Prairie Lake, where they live, when their dog, Copper, suddenly became ill. The dog had been fetching a tennis ball from the lake. “We noticed that Copper went on shore, began vomiting and panting very hard, and just looked very sick,” Tatge said.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a man on murder charges in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Kiela Knowles. Harley Leritz, 21, of Menahga is accused of first- and second-degree murder. Hubbard County prosecutors presented the case to the grand jury, which returned the two-count indictment Thursday. The indictment replaces a criminal complaint that was filed earlier. Police said surveillance video showed Leritz going in and out of Knowles’ apartment in Park Rapids several times on Feb. 23.
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Barnesville couple are under investigation for dealing drugs and child endangerment after their 9-year-old daughter turned them in for running a marijuana-growing operation out of their shared home, Barnesville police say. According to court documents filed Monday in Clay County District Court, the girl went to the Barnesville police station June 6.
Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro made history Saturday in Duluth, while winning the 38th running of Grandma’s Marathon. The 26-year-old ran the fastest time ever run on the Grandma’s Marathon course – 2 hours, 9 minutes and 6 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 2:09:37 set in 1981 by Minnesota’s Dick Beardsley, formerly of Detroit Lakes. Ondoro, making his Grandma’s Marathon debut, claimed the $10,000 winner’s check plus a $5,000 bonus for running sub-2:10:00.
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A pair of Woodbury Burger King workers apparently wanted it their way, according to criminal charges. Prechez Ariane Natira Anderson and Deantre Rickey-Rene Squalls are accused of using their jobs at the fast food restaurant as a ploy to steal a customer’s credit card information and purchase a television set. Anderson, of St.
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Two people killed last week when their small plane crashed into a Sauk Rapids home have been identified. Scott A. Olson, 60, and Alexander Voigt, 16,...
GRAND FORKS - Details about the murder of a 24-year-old man shot in the early hours of Tuesday morning at a Grand Forks apartment complex were scarce as family and friends mourned his death and as police chased after the shooters. Police officers found Jose Luis Alphonso Lopez, also known as Joe and Joeluis, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived at apartment 201 in the Valley Park Apartments, at 2021 S.
FARGO -- Former longtime White Earth Tribal chairman Darrell "Chip" Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials.