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MORRIS – Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson has been charged with four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly assaulting an acquaintance at his home in Morris. Peterson, 36, has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree and and two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. Peterson made his first appearance in Stevens County District Court on Thursday. According to the complaint, the victim, age 30, arranged to meet Peterson at the American Legion in Morris on Saturday, Dec. 21 at about 9 p.m.
DULUTH, Minn. - Megan and Troy Brown were visiting Duluth for a relative’s wedding on Aug.
DULUTH, Minn. – The condition of a University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious in subzero cold on the morning of Dec. 7 has been upgraded from critical to fair,...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr said Tuesday he wasn’t likely to extend the public comment period on the environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper mine project near Hoyt Lakes. The DNR this month set a 90-day review for the project, ending March 13.
Some Minnesota court offices report hearing from the public that they received emails telling them they must appear in court. Court spokesman John Kostouros said that several counties, especially Washington, have reported people receiving emails with the title "Notice to Appear" that ask recipients to open an attachment.
DULUTH -- An Eveleth man is facing federal charges in the August robbery of a credit union in Virginia, Minn. Neiman Regis Adams, 26, already was charged in State District Court when a federal grand jury returned an indictment on a count of armed bank robbery earlier this month. Adams was arraigned in U.S. District Court on Dec. 12 in Minneapolis, entering a not guilty plea. He is scheduled to appear for a hearing Jan. 10 in Duluth, and a jury trial is scheduled for March 3. According to the indictment, which was returned by a St. Paul grand jury on Dec.
HALSTAD, Minn. – Sexual assault charges against the mayor here have been dropped after the alleged victim’s credibility was called into question. In May, Mayor Steve Sortland was accused of raping a female acquaintance, and he was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Norman County Attorney James Brue dismissed those charges Friday, citing insufficient evidence for a conviction.
One of Giovanni’s favorite holiday traditions is our Christmas morning brunch, which we host for my parents, siblings and their families. A few years ago I decided to try a recipe for an apple sausage breakfast ring that my mom has made many times to great reviews. Apple and sausage work so well together, and I thought this would be a great addition to our breakfast feast. Unfortunately, she couldn’t find her recipe, so I looked online until I found one that she thought was almost the same. Sadly, “almost” just didn’t cut it.
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Redwood Falls Mayor Gary Revier died unexpectedly Friday morning in his home. KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls reported the death. Revier had turned 67 Wednesday. He was a graduate of Redwood Falls High School and a well-known local businessman.
A West Fargo man working on the roof of a home under construction near here Wednesday documented in photos his close encounter with a hawk. Jim Johnson said the large bird first tried to land on the hand railing of the forklift he was operating and then flew up to the roof of the timber-frame house. After Johnson moved to the roof, the bird came closer to him and another worker until it was less than 3 feet away.