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DULUTH, Minn. -- One man is dead and two suspects are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting early Tuesday, Duluth police said. Police said the shooting was reported...
BRAINERD, Minn. – Two 19-year-olds face drug charges for sale and possession after drug agents confiscated marijuana, methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia at a Brainerd residence. Elijah John Van Natter of...
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The company and contractor for a 1,172-mile pipeline at the center of a controversial river crossing in North Dakota have issued a $100,000 reward for damage to construction equipment. In a news release Monday, Oct. 17, Dakota Access LLC said vandalism to construction equipment has caused millions of dollars in damages. Dakota Access and contractor Precision Pipeline said the companies are offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of arsonists who burned the equipment.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback on the flatlands of western Minnesota at The Nature Conservancy's Bluestem Prairie Scientific and Natural Area located just 20 miles east of Moorhead, Minn. And then travel with the crew to the Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve and Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory just north of the city of Duluth, Minn., which for several reasons becomes a bird migration superhighway each fall, creating a bird migration unlike you've ever seen.
NEW LONDON, Minn.—Over the past two weeks, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received at least two reports of a "Peeping Tom" looking through the windows of a Redwood Street apartment...
FARGO — An alleged thief fleeing Herberger's in Moorhead with more than $1,400 in clothes was arrested here after crossing the Center Avenue bridge Sunday, Oct. 16., police said. Sgt...
WEST FARGO—A 9-year-old boy was injured Monday morning, Oct. 17, when he was struck by a truck while riding his bike in West Fargo. According to a report released by...
Richland County, N.D. - A boy was brought to the hospital after he was accidentally shot by his brother on a farm south of Abercrombie Sunday, Oct. 16. The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m., the Richland County Sheriff's Office said. A father and his 9-year-old son were shooting pigeons in the basement of an old property. The 9-year-old accidentally shot through the basement with .22, hitting his 13-year-old brother in the thigh. The teen was taken to Essentia Hospital and later released. The case remains under investigation.
MANHATTAN BEACH, Minn. —Almost 100 firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at the Manhattan Beach Villas next to Manhattan Beach Lodge in Crosslake. Crosslake Fire Chief Chip Lohmiller stated in a news release that 80 percent of the 17 individually owned units were heavily damaged, along with 20 percent of the structure sustaining water damage.
CROSSLAKE, Minn. — An early Sunday morning fire damaged condominiums next to a historic resort known as a vacation and wedding retreat in Crosslake. The Manhattan Villas, located next to Manhattan Beach Lodge in Crosslake, caught fire around 5:30 a.m. Sunday. At least nine fire departments responded to the fire fall. Crosslake Police Sgt. Erik Lee said there are no injuries, and the cause of the fire is still unknown.