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DULUTH -- Enbridge Energy officials said Tuesday that they want to drop part of a proposed new pipeline route in Carlton County that had farmers and rural residents upset. Company...
ORR, Minn. -- Human remains were found Tuesday in the ashes of a fire near Orr, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported. Area fire departments were called to a...
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail County Sheriff’s officials say new conspiracy to commit murder charges have been filed against an Otter Tail County man charged in the drug-related murder of his nephew near here in May 2012. Conspiracy to commit murder charges were filed against Michael Alan Burris, 65, in Maricopa County Court in Arizona, said Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Lt. Matthew McGuire. McGuire said bail was set at $1 million. Burris is being held on a previous $1 million bail on second-degree murder charges filed against him in Otter Tail County District Court.
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A rock painted with hearts and the name “Christen” with pink lettering was thrown through the window of a Cloquet bank Monday, allowing burglars to take undisclosed amount of cash, according to police. The burglary of Cornerstone State Bank was reported to Cloquet police at 5:50 a.m.
Ben Ellefson had to look to make sure he got his feet down in the end zone for the game-winning touchdown, but his head coach never had any doubt. Ellefson hauled in a 9-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Harms with 1 minute, 22 seconds remaining as Hawley came back from a point down. The Nuggets then got a defensive stand inside their 10-yard line to defeat Holdingford 29-22 in the quarterfinals of the Minnesota Class 2A state football playoffs Saturday afternoon at Jake Christiansen Stadium. “I just tried to focus on the ball,” Ellefson said. “One at a time.
It’s a long and winding road that brings Jake Shimabukuro to the Fargo Theatre Sunday night. After all, it’s not every day a Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso does a national tour...
Almost 11,000 people have bought health insurance policies through the new state MNsure program. The politically sensitive program is picking up steam after its Oct. 1 launch. More activity is expected as a Dec. 15 deadline nears to have policies in place by Jan. 1. Minnesotans may buy policies through mnsure.org through the end of March.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters passed a record 88 percent of school operating levies in Tuesday’s election, the Minnesota School Boards Association reports. Unofficial returns indicate that 50 of 57...
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — A 57-year-old New Ulm woman was killed Monday in a car-truck crash in west-central Minnesota. According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Susan Kay Achman was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus on a county road east of Redwood Falls just before 4 p.m. Monday when the accident with the semi-tractor occurred. Achman died at the scene and the driver of the truck, Steven Gieseke, 42, of New Ulm, suffered minor injuries. The 2008 Peterbilt was registered to MR Paving & Excavating Inc.
Voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported an increase in spending per student. Residents in the district were asked to decide two questions on a referendum. In...