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BENSON, Minn. — A kindergarten student brought a gun to a Benson elementary school Tuesday morning. In a news release, Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the sheriff’s office, Benson Police and Northside Elementary officials were notified of the situation just after 8 a.m. Other students immediately told a teacher about the gun.
WILLMAR, Minn. — An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a 23-year-old Kandiyohi man who failed to appear for sentencing on two felony charges related to assaulting three Willmar police officers in December. Cody Lee Friese was to be sentenced Monday morning by District Judge Donald Spilseth in Kandiyohi County District Court. Friese had pleaded guilty in March to the charges of fourth-degree assault of a police officer. Friese was charged for assaulting Sgt. Mike Markkanen, Officer Sam Neubauer and Officer Tony LaPatka at a Willmar residence. Markkanen suffered a concussion On Dec.
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Three people wanted in connection with the death of a Virginia man on April 29 are in custody, the Virginia Police Department said Monday. Harley Joseph Jacka, 29, was found dead in a home in Virginia last week, with officials saying an autopsy showed he died from “homicidal violence.” Anthony James Isham was arrested Sunday evening at a Duluth home without incident, Dennis Benz, Virginia police chief, said in a statement.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, reporting the firing of gunshots in a private room at the facility. Upon arriving at the private room, officers found George Droust, 87, sitting on a bed with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.
MOORHEAD – Minnesota State Community and Technical College announced its spring graduation schedule for its campuses across the region. Moorhead: 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Fargo Civic Auditorium. Student speakers Kari Larson, AAS in Accounting, Sabrina Milburn and Julianna Casey, both AAS in sign language interpreter preparation. Detroit Lakes: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Detroit Lakes High School. Student speaker is Riana Kaul, AAS in civil engineering technology. Commencement address by Dr.
The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame is set to premiere “Another Cowboy Moment,” the first film is what will be a continuing video project. The semi-formal affair is from...
If you lived in the North Dakota Children’s Home or Children’s Village (in Fargo, N.D.) at any time in your life, please contact The Village Family Service Center at 701-451-4956 or email@example.com . The Village is planning a North Dakota Children’s Home/Children’s Village Reunion and wants to invite all former residents (and their families). The Village Family Service Center was founded as the North Dakota Children’s Home Society, a home for orphaned children.
FARGO – The predicted peak of a moderate flood on the Red River here keeps dropping. The National Weather Service predicted Thursday that the river – which is flooding due to recent rain running off frozen ground – would crest at around 27 feet on Friday night. That prediction is down a foot from the forecast issued Wednesday and is 2 feet lower than a prediction issued Tuesday. At noon Thursday, the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead was about 25.6 feet. If the forecast holds true, it should only cause minor issues in Fargo-Moorhead.
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Wednesday a bill establishing standards for lifeguards at public beaches. The new law, which overwhelmingly passed the House and Senate, requires CPR training and lifeguard certification. The law applies to beaches run by local governments such as cities, but not the three state-owned beaches.