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MELROSE, Minn. – A Minnesota state trooper is headed to the hospital after his squad car was hit by a driver while he was responding to a crash on Interstate 94 near here. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said he was responding at about 10:45 Tuesday morning to a single-car crash of a driver who had hit the median near mile post 138 near here, when another driver slammed into the back of his squad car. Grabow said he was sitting alongside the left shoulder near the median himself at the time.
Three people were sent to a Fargo hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle, head-on collision Monday afternoon in Mahnomen County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Dominic LaFriniere, 21, of Mahnomen, was traveling west on Highway 200 at milepost 59 just after 2:30 p.m.
PINE CITY, Minn. -- Students in Pine City High School were locked in their building Monday morning after a report of a student leaving home with a rifle, shotgun and...
SPICER, Minn. – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from a lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m.
BARNESVILLE, Minn. – The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a collision with a semitrailer Monday morning near Barnesville in western Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened about 4:20 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94, the patrol said in a statement. The pickup was going over a railroad overpass when it turned sideways, and the semitrailer broadsided it, Sgt.
Every year, Bridgette Thiesen and her family engage in a friendly competition to see who can find the perfect Christmas tree. It’s something they’ve been doing for more than a decade. This year, the honor went to her 17-year-old daughter, Thiesen said. Thiesen had never chopped her own tree before, but she’d heard about it from her customers at Bridgette’s Main Frames custom picture framing and art gallery in Perham.
Mark Anderson already flies planes and makes laws for a living. During an interview Monday, the Republican state representative from rural Cass County said he plans to open a microbrewery...
Attorneys from the Jeff Anderson law firm have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit on behalf of a man who says he was abused in 1982 by the Rev. Francis Markey at St.
A nativity scene at the public school is the talk of this town of 800 this week. Head cook Jodi Petry set it up in the cafeteria, but Superintendent Brian Clarke decided to take it down Monday. The school board reviewed his decision Tuesday night and decided that the nativity scene could go back up as long as displays of other religious holidays are also shown.
GARY, Minn. -- A head-on collision north of Gary on state Highway 32 killed both drivers Thursday afternoon. At about 2:10 p.m., the driver of a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling south and swerved into the lane of opposite traffic, colliding with a 2007 Chevy Impala, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. Both drivers were killed and both vehicles were totaled, the patrol said. No other details were immediately released.