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BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Doug Peterson, former longtime mayor of Bemidji, died Tuesday morning at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.
FERGUS FALLS — Details have emerged in the criminal case against Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson, who is accused of assaulting his girlfriend this summer. In a formal complaint submitted Aug.
Authorities responded to a one vehicle-crash during the noon hour Wednesday in downtown Wadena near the intersection of Aldrich Avenue and Highway 71/Jefferson Street South. The pictured female, center, allegedly fled police after being pulled over, using a white Oldsmobile Bravada, which then apparently crashed into a signpost. The female was treated by paramedics and placed in police custody. A male was also treated by paramedics at the scene. He appeared to have suffered a leg injury.
Following a single-vehicle rollover crash June 25 west of Highway 71 in which authorities said alcohol and speed were contributing factors, Todd County Sheriff Pete Mikkelson said that local and state authorities are currently attempting to determine who the driver of the vehicle was, and criminal charges are likely once that person is conclusively identified. The three occupants of the car, all from Wadena, were Adam Johnson, 22, Travis Petro, 22, and Lisa Rudrud, 23.