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JAMESTOWN -- A New Rockford man who led local law enforcement officers on two pursuits in two weeks in a pickup apparently stolen from Minot is facing multiple felony charges.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in May, for the second straight months, but employers reported they eliminated 1,900 during the month. The state Department of...
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 37-year-old Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced to about 10 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend of eight years six times resulting in his...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in May, for the second straight months, but employers reported they eliminated 1,900 during the month. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development issued the report Thursday. Losing 1,900 jobs last month followed the addition of 14,300 in April. Over the past year, the number of Minnesota jobs grew 1 percent; the national rate in that time was 1.7 percent.
VELVA -- A 19-year-old Minot man was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle collision late Tuesday afternoon in McHenry County. The driver of a northbound Subaru lost control of the vehicle and the car rotated and slid into the southbound lane, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. A Dodge pickup, driven by a 41-year-old Kief man, struck the driver’s side door of the Subaru on County Road 7, a mile south of Highway 52.
COOK, Minn. – A body found in the Little Fork River was identified as a man reported missing in March. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that badly decomposed human remains were found in the river about a half-mile west of Cook shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office identified the body as Jeremy Allen Morrell, 45, of Cook. Morrell had been reported as a missing person and was last seen walking on foot in Cook on March 29.
FARGO/BISMARCK – Fargo entrepreneur Doug Burgum cruised to a convincing win over Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem in Tuesday’s primary for the Republican nomination for governor, an improbable victory against the GOP’s endorsed candidate after trailing by nearly 50 points in a poll less than four months ago .
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A missing 17-year-old Dent girl has been found safe on Tuesday in Wadena County. She had been missing since May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons...
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The president of St. Cloud State University was killed in rollover accident late Monday afternoon. Earl H. Potter III, 69, died while traveling to the Twin Cities for a meeting with the Foundation Board Chair, according to a statement on the university’s website.
HACKENSACK, Minn. — A 48-year-old man was in serious condition Monday after being struck by lightning Sunday morning while fishing on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's office was notified of the lightning strike at 10:38 a.m. When responders and medical personnel arrived they found three adult males fishing in a boat and one was struck by lightning.