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The captains for the 2016 Bemidji State University football season were announced Tuesday as Damon Benham, Mitchell Elbe, and brothers Jordan and Jesse Hein will handle the leadership duties this season. senior Jesse and junior Jordan Hein, both Perham natives, will link up again after helping the Beaver offense to its most productive season in nearly a decade last year. Jordan took on starting quarterback responsibilities early last season while Jesse has started 22 straight games at center for BSU.
Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brand, will debut on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota on Saturday, July 2.
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota this watch includes 9 counties In northeast North Dakota Benson, Cavalier, eddy, Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, Ramsey, Towner, Walsh,
A Bemidji foster parent has been charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of 2-year-old girl who apparently drowned in a laundry tote in a shower. Nathan Daniel Jackson Sr., 38, was arrested Sunday after the Bemidji Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive 2-year-old at a residence at about 11:21 a.m., according to a criminal complaint from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office is asking for help in finding a Dent, Minn., girl reported missing on May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons...
GLYNDON, Minn.—A man is in custody following a chase that topped 130 mph in rural Clay County as he fled law enforcement officers with a toddler in the back seat of his car. Dustin Bruce Martin, 34, was arrested at his home in rural Hawley after the chase, which began in Glyndon when a police officer observed Martin speeding and crossing the center line of Highway 10 several times, said Glyndon Police Chief Mike Cline.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The son of a Fergus Falls man has been charged with killing his father. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second-degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at the 1900 block of Main Street for a shooting after Dustin Defiel's mother, Tamara, called authorities. Officers arrived and used a SWAT peacekeeper vehicle as they approached the home. Dustin Defiel had left the scene by then.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation remind motorists to be careful of turtles crossing roads over the next several weeks as they move to familiar nesting locations. Allowing turtles to cross the roads is vital to preserving regional populations. “Many turtles and other species are killed on Minnesota roads each year, especially during the nesting season,” said Carol Hall, DNR herpetologist, “In fact, roadway mortality is believed to be a major factor in turtle population declines throughout the United States.”
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- Trial dates have been set for a Baudette woman accused of stealing from a GoFundMe account she set up for three men who died in a boating accident on Lake of the Woods. Retina Reyellen LaValla, 28, was charged in February in Lake of the Woods District Court with two counts of felony theft after the Sheriff's Department said she used some of the donated money to pay for various bills and groceries.
FERGUS FALLS – A homicide investigation is underway here after police found someone dead in a home. Police responded to a call for assistance around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. Officers said it appears the victim died of homicidal violence. The suspect ran from the scene before being arrested without incident. Names have not been released. The Fergus Falls Police Department and Minnensota BCA are investigating. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and the Battle Lake Police Department helped in the case.