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The key to successful deer hunting is preparation, and the most successful hunters almost always look at the pastime as a year-round pursuit that goes far beyond the hunt. With...
Beer and bacon lovers will have an opportunity to be in hog heaven this spring. The inaugural “Fargo Bacon & Beer Festival” is set for March 8 at 5 p.m...
DENT, Minn. – A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near here. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the Sheriff’s Department was called to a...
WAHPETON, N.D. – Two men were arrested early this morning after a passenger in their car alleges he was stabbed by another passenger and held down by the driver when he attempted to flee the vehicle. Jalen William Dyson, 20, of Eden Prairie, Minn., alleges he was stabbed by 18-year-old Chozey Joran Schumacher of Wishek, N.D., while in a vehicle driven by Patricio Marquez Jr., 19, of Berthold, N.D., according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office. Dyson told authorities that when he tried to get away from Schumacher, Marquez Jr.
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- A 37-year-old Hastings man has been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent. Terry Robert Hardy told police he had received verbal permission, but police and parents dispute that. The tattoos were done over the summer. The charge is a misdemeanor. One of the teens, a 16-year-old girl, received three tattoos from Hardy.
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has suspended Hastings attorney Rebekah Nett from practicing law for misconduct. The Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility had requested that the court take...
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- The two crew members injured in Thursday’s derailment of a Canadian National Railway train in Two Harbors remain hospitalized, according to Patrick Waldron, government and public affairs manager for CN in the U.S. The crew members’ conditions are unknown, but Waldron said neither is believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. Two other crew members were on the train, but neither was hurt. Heavy equipment began rolling in Thursday night, and work began to clear the tangle of heavy iron cars from the tracks.
CLARA CITY, Minn. -- A woman was killed Thursday in west-central Minnesota in a head-on crash with a truck that had jack-knifed on an icy highway. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Debra Griebel, 60, of Marshall, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Minnesota Highway 23, just north of state Highway 7. A tractor-trailer driven by YaYa Zongo, 39, of Dallas, was going north on Highway 23 and lost control of the vehicle, which jack-knifed and collided with the southbound 2001 Chevy Malibu driven by Griebel.
GRAND FORKS – New court documents give new alleged details from a teenage witness of the stabbing death of Ruben Cisneros Jr. on Nov. 17 northwest of here and show how fast law enforcement nabbed the suspects in the killing and burglary. Three men and a woman, Jennifer Blue, remain in the Grand Forks County Jail awaiting a preliminary hearing Dec.