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PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Hubbard County Social Services will ask for permission Dec. 17 to implement a new state law that lets counties deny public assistance to people who use drugs. Hubbard would join other counties, including Becker County, which recently implemented the law. Hubbard County Social Services Director Daryl Bessler said each county got a list of potential offenders this fall from the court system. In Hubbard County, only seven people fit the criteria. Becker County had 17. The law took effect in November.
MOORHEAD – A man charged with attempted murder after his involvement in a home invasion that led to a high-speed chase has pleaded guilty in the case. Emmanual Xavier Kennedy, 23, of Moorhead pleaded guilty Monday in Clay County District Court to one count of possession of a weapon by a person with a criminal history and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, both felonies. The attempted murder case against him was dismissed. Kennedy was charged with three other men in August.
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- Farmington police are searching for a 37-year-old woman who has been missing for more than a month. Laura Jean Simonson, 37, was reported missing Nov. 22, Detective...
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Three people were injured, one of them seriously, when the pickup they were riding in collided head on with an SUV on Highway 59 near Pelican Rapids Wednesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol: A pickup driven by Kenneth R. Cosette, 59, of Pelican Rapids was northbound on Highway 59 when it lost control on icy snow and crossed into the southbound lane, striking an SUV head on. A passenger in the pickup, Brenda M.
One Fargo man was killed and another injured in a car crash on Interstate 94 near St.
DULUTH -- Lake Superior declined by less than it usually does in November, and Lakes Huron and Michigan actually rose in a month they nearly always decline. That was the...
The Lake Superior Zoo trainer who was bitten by a tiger on Monday night has non-life-threatening injuries. Zoo trainer Jennifer Eickoff was behind a chain-link fence using venison as a...
WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- A Worthington man accused of sexually abusing his granddaughter has been charged in Nobles County District Court. According to court documents, Kenneth Meyerdirk, 68, faces one first-degree and three second-degree charges of criminal sexual conduct for alleged contact with a granddaughter that spanned several years. The criminal complaint alleges that all of the contact happened on Meyerdirk’s farm.
Pam Rud isn’t living the retirement she set out to have. When she left her job as office manager for Fargo Public Schools’ Adult Learning Center in 2010, she imagined she’d volunteer, organize photos and create a recipe book. Instead, she’s tending bar and waiting tables two days a week at the Ada, Minn., bar and grill her older daughter bought in 2011. “I have to say it’s been fun,” says Rud, 60.