A Rothsay man was seriously hurt when he was thrown from his motorcycle on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls on Tuesday night. Jeremy Jay Johnson, 38, of Rothsay suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, according to the State Patrol. He was eastbound on I-94 on a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he lost control and left the roadway. Johnson was thrown from the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet and alcohol was a factor in the crash, the State Patrol said.
Three people were injured in a rear-end collision on Highway 59 south of Mahnomen Sunday morning. The accident occurred at about 11 a.m. when a 2005 Dodge Ram, southbound on Highway 59, stopped to turn east and was rear-ended by a 2008 Chevy Silverado, according to the State Patrol. No injuries were reported in the Dodge Ram, but three people were hurt in the Silverado: The driver, Daniel Patrick Sherer, 33, and two passengers, Amanda Teresa Sherer, 26, and Maci Mae Sherer, 6, all of Grand Forks.
Detroit Lakes artists Todd Voss and Fern Belling are showcasing a variety of their paintings in the Detroit Lakes Public Library through Oct. 31.Included are recent works done in studio and out of doors, or plein air, in several different media.
Comedian Larry the Cable Guy — also known as Dan Whitney — will perform at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center tonight (Friday, Sept. 7) at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com , or via the "Get Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
MCCURDY — Leo Cody; born August 27, 2018, weighing 9 pounds, 5 ounces, to Jamie and Matthew McCurdy. PETERSON — June Marilyn; born August 27, 2018, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, to Elizabeth and Tyler Peterson. HUNTER — Merit Bristol; born August 29, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, to Gretchen and Nate Hunter. SKERIK — Luke Wayne; born August 30, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces, to Brianna and Lane Skerik. BECKERLEG —Axton Jo; born September 2, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces, to Jessica and Shane Beckerleg.
Two people were hurt in a four-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon near Perham. Two of the drivers, Sharon Constance Krause, 69, of Ottertail and Todd Lee Budke, 57, of Erhard suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the Perham hospital. According to the State Patrol: A Subaru Impreza, a Chevrolet Lumina, a GMC Yukon and a Chevrolet S10 pickup were traveling southbound on Highway 78 approaching Highway 10.
Two people were hurt Thursday in a rear-end collision on Highway 59 and County Road 6 in Mahnomen County. According to the State Patrol, Mark Elliot Kjos, 47, of Waubun suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Mika May Stone, 21, of Naytahwaush also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Mahnomen hospital.
More than 225 trained volunteers searched 187 Minnesota lakes recently for the invasive algae starry stonewort during the University of Minnesota Extension's annual "Starry Trek" event. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a volunteer report of starry stonewort in Wolf Lake in Hubbard County in north-central Minnesota. During a follow-up survey in the lake, DNR invasive species specialists found a one-third-acre bed of starry stonewort at an undeveloped access off a township road.
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, hunters can access nearly 30,000 acres of private land across 47 counties in western and south-central Minnesota through the Walk-In Access program. "Finding land for hunting can be challenging at times," said Scott Roemhildt, regional director for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "The Walk-In Access program allows hunters to access high-quality private land and makes it easier for landowners to allow that access."
MCLEAN — Jamison John; born August 20, 2018, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, to Kellie Werner and Kevin McLean. THUNSTROM —Vega Lyn; born August 21, 2018, weighing 9 pounds, 3 ounces, to Heather Granvold and Todd Thunstrom. TURNER — Camri Ann; born August 23, 2018, weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces, to Traci and Cody Turner. MEZA-GONZALEZ — Jose David; born August 24, 2018, weighing 6.22 pounds, to Blanca Gonzalez and Victor Meza.