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GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks police are investigating a crash that occurred Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the intersection of 32nd Avenue South and South 20th Street, in which a car...
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne Road and Jewel Road in Belle Prairie Township east of Little Falls. According to the sheriff's office, Terrence Brisk was found deceased by a family member. Brisk was believed to be hunting as he was wearing blaze orange.
PLATTE, S.D.—A former South Dakota highway patrolman is charged with taking nearly $70,000 from drug arrests over the past four years. Brian William Biehl, 47, of Platte, has been arrested by complaint on one count of grand theft by law enforcement of seized property for taking $69,668 in money confiscated between May 21, 2012, and Oct. 19, 2016, court documents state. Biehl worked as a trooper in the Chamberlain area for more than 15 years, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, but is no longer employed by the department.
GRAFTON, N.D. -- A 61-year-old Grafton woman killed when she lost control of her utility vehicle Saturday night, Nov. 5, near Grafton has been identified. The off-highway vehicle, a 2012...
FORDVILLE, N.D.—A Texas man died after he was ejected Sunday morning, Nov. 6, during a vehicle rollover in Walsh County.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds...
FARGO --- The above normal temperatures and dry conditions will continue through the next week in the region, and it has been even more pleasant in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota where they still haven't had a frost this fall. The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro appears to be headed for its latest first frost on record.
DULUTH, Minn.—Monday morning, just one day after Donald Trump made his first public campaign appearance in Minnesota, his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence, will arrive in Duluth to stump for the Republican presidential ticket as well. Andy Post, Minnesota communications director for the Trump campaign, said he had been asking for the candidates to visit Minnesota for quite some time. But narrowing polls have caused the campaign to view the state in a new light. "They see that it's in play. They see that it's winnable," Post said.
LISBON, N.D. — The 44-year-old Lisbon woman killed in a hit-and-run accident near here was identified Saturday, Nov. 5, as Ilina Valkova. Investigators believe Valkova was hit by 30-year-old Paul...
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. — A Cooperstown man has died of injuries suffered when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a pickup truck Wednesday, Nov. 2, about 2...